It's clear that Silicon Alley has a vibrant community
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New York, NY (Vocus) June 4, 2009
SoundCtrl a new music:tech convergence platform based in NYC, today announced ''A Celebration of New York's Music and Technology Community.'' The event will take place on June 4th, during Internet Week, in New York City at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex in Soho. This is the only official music event of Internet week.
This celebration will include legendary hip-hop icon Chuck D, Albert Wenger from Union Square Ventures, Lisa Grey from Mountain Dew's Green Label Sound and many more. In addition, in celebration of this groundbreaking community, there will be a special guest performance from Wale, a protégé of Grammy winning producer Mark Ronson.
This event is sponsored by PepsiCo and Pepsi Music who are SoundCtrl's partner's on the series.
For those not able to attend, the event will be streamed live by SoundCtrl's streaming partner Sync Live and can be viewed as it happens at http://www.SOUNDCTRL.com. ''A Celebration of New York's Music and Technology Community'' is made possible by NUE Agency, KlickableTV, Digiwaxx Media, Mobile Behavior, Digital Armm, Social Media Week, Internet Week, DubShot Records, FADER Media and the SoundCtrl board.
In addition to building a hot online destination, SoundCtrl will be hosting a series of monthly events featuring industry leaders and New York based music and technology companies. SoundCtrl founders aim to encourage an open dialogue within the community of technology and music industry professionals.
"It's clear that Silicon Alley has a vibrant community," says Jesse Kirshbaum the Co-founder of SoundCtrl. "However, there has yet to be a consistent platform for the music and technology convergence. SoundCtrl is designed to be bigger than just a hot party or a panel series. We want to be the movement for the new music business!"
SoundCtrl is NYC's upcoming premiere event platform for the convergence of music and digital media conceptualized by a group of music industry professionals and senior executives in digital media, technology and lifestyle marketing.
SoundCtrl aims to:
- Promote NYC music and tech scene
- Foster community and nurture collaboration online & offline
- Create awareness, focusing on innovation
- Identify emerging trends and best practices
- Contribute to the growth and prosperity in music, digital media and technology.
In addition to building a vibrant online community, SoundCtrl will also host a series of monthly events featuring industry leaders and New York based music and technology companies. We are encouraging an open dialogue within this community of industry professionals and want your input as a part of this groundbreaking launch event.
Connect with SoundCtrl on Twitter @SoundCtrl or Visit us at http://www.soundctrl.com