8 - 10 MayAbleton HQ, Berlin

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We're shaping the future of audio creation

MIDI HACK is a hackathon aimed at shaping and defining the future of analog and digital music creation. 

Our goal is to bring together industry leaders, interesting start-ups, software developers, hardware fanatics and musicians who push the envelope of music creation to spawn great and creative ideas for the future. 

Ever wanted to rip apart some MIDI controllers to create a new one? Maybe you're thinking about writing a new VST or AU? Or how about finding new ways to perform? If any of these or similar subjects sounds appealing, then this is the hack for you.

The first MIDI HACK brought 150 music lovers from over 10 different countries to the Spotify office in Stockholm, Sweden, for a weekend filled with audio hacking, workshops and inspiration. This time we're taking our concept to the music tech capital of the world, Berlin, to continue the journey we've just begun.

Signing up

The capacity is very limited for this hack. Please register your interest asap as the form will be taken down April 2nd 2015 at 6 PM CET sharp. 

A well written application will make our decision easier as we aim on making the group of people attending as diverse as possible. We'll notify you no later than April 7th 2015 if you have a spot or not. 

If you are going as a team, please make sure to decide on a team name before applying and that every member apply individually. Max team size is 3 people.

The event is free to attend (inc food and beverages) but we can not reimburse you for travel or accommodation. 


Friday (8th)

19.00 Opening party 

Saturday (9th)

09.00 Doors open, registration and breakfast

10.00 Introduction, keynotes and tools

12.00 Hack begins

13.00 Lunch. Workshops during the afternoon

18.00 Dinner

Sunday (10th)

09.00 Breakfast

12.00 Hack ends, lunch is served

13.00 Demos

17.00 Done!

Code of conduct

Please make sure you take note of the code on conduct


Hack pack

Download the Ableton hack pack here

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Organized by

@rikardjonsson info@midihack.com
Musician, record label manager and a big fan of granular synthesis

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