Click the pictures to find out more about the different types of speaker and the sound they’ll be producing at TEDx Brick Lane.
“Funktion One boss Tony Andrews has been making the best clubs and concert halls in the world sound great since 1992. His natural insight and understanding of audio has resulted in pioneering work in loudspeaker systems, and the unique ethos behind the team at Funktion One have established many patents and principles which have now become standard industry practise. There can be only One”. Tony will be discussing the notorious MP3; the relationship between the emotional connection we experience from music and sound quality.
Julien is the founder of The Laid Back project (aka LDBK). It first came together in 2002 as a weekly radio show broadcasted on a local radio station in Brussels. Nowadays their priority is to connect existing communities around the world and activate them to engage in different projects. He has taken a hybrid approach to creating/managing his media platform and will explore the ‘Rise of the Media DJ’.
Adam Place - Alphasphere Perfromance
Adam is the founder of Nu Desine and the creator of the Alphasphere (pictured). He will be giving a live demonstration of this instrument that has the potential to revolutionise how electronic music is performed. Watch this space for a new breed of instruments and musicians!
Dr. Moore uses scientific research to tackle taboo subjects that are often pivotal in how modern society is shaped. She has been busy researching what most of us only debate - the facts and figures behind illegal drug use. She will present her findings and try to illuminate why drugs are synonymous within the spaces that DJs entertain, as well as offer her thoughts on the future of prohibition.
Is a music writer and reviewer. He has recently started a blog called VeryVeryMuch and in his own word its is ” a repository for the stories and opinions of the people that I find interesting – and an attempt to slowly build from those a history of the underground music of the past two decades and more.” With that in mind; his talk is an attempt to explore what underground music culture can teach us in the information overload culture known as the twenty first century.
Sasa started out studying engineering but soon realised that his talent rested more in the arts and business rather than his ability to crunch numbers. Now he works as a brand strategy consultant and a large part of his inspiration comes from how music is consumed. He will explore how the recorded music industry will meet the challenges of the 21st century and who will be the next DJ’s. The engineer never really dies and his analytical mind mixed with a deep passion for music should provide for some interesting insights.
One word to describe Jerome would be ‘charismatic’. Watching him DJ is almost like observing a shaman performing a ritual. You will see a man in deep concentration balancing on foot almost as if he is surfing the sound waves. He has been through the all the faces of the music industry from A&R to DJ to record label owner, and will use all this experience to consider whether artistic and capitalistic motivation can coexist in the pursuit of making emotive music.
A vinyl enthusiast and lover of all things electronic, Rob has been producing and djing for just over 5 years. He played a key role in the importing new and exciting techno artists to Manchester over the past 5 years along with starting the Chapel project - a community centre and venue housed within a derelict 17th century chapel. He now resides as a Project Manager at Saatchi & Saatchi where he is experiencing first hand the role of brands within society.His fascination with the relationship between technology and society forms the basis of his talk, where he will explore said relationship in terms of the production and consumption of electronic music. Rob is also assisting with the curation of TEDxBricklane.