Create unique, viable, working solutions combining the latest in music and technology!

The Wallifornia MusicTech Hackathon brings together teams of coders, hackers, artists, designers and tech specialists.

Brave hackers, are you ready for some intense coding? Coders, artists, developers, and companies that need creatives to use your API and build something innovative for the music industry — alongside artists and industry mentors — come join us!

One of this year's themes is How Technology Impacts Live Experiences. Other challenges to be announced. 

Prior to the event, you’ll get the chance to learn from experts in Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Binaural sound, Artificial Intelligence and Security on events. You get acquainted with the technologies and its application within the music industry.

Then, it’s time to build a team!

Your mission? Each team is invited to formulate solutions to identified problems and help the music industry move forward. Teams will debate and brainstorm along with industry mentors and coaches and create projects in a fun and intense 24 hours! Plus, It’s your chance to create a network of valuable experts.

Our idCampus Relab (Liège’s Fablab) will be open for you to build, print 3D and more during all the duration of the event!

Questions ? hackathonventures@gmail.com

Registration https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/wallifornia-musictech-hackathon-tickets-54642614531?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Deadline for registration: 29th of June, 2019.

Refund policy : If you participate to the event, you will get a refund within the 48 hours.

 

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Prizes

6,579 in prizes

1st Place Team - Wallifornia MusicTech 5 day Passes (5)

Get inspired by the brightest MusicTech professionals during our conference (July 3rd)
Discover the best MusicTech Start-up during our pitch competition (July 4th)
Meet the industry during our networking session (July 4th)
Enjoy gigs at Les Ardentes – 4 day’s pass (July 4-5-6-7th)
Have fun during our special parties (July 3d – July 4th)

2nd Place Team - Wallifornia Music Tech 2 Day Passes (5)

Get inspired by the brightest MusicTech professionals during our conference (July 3d)
Discover the best MusicTech Start-up during our pitch competition (July 4th)
Meet the industry during our networking session (July 4th)
Enjoy gigs at Les Ardentes – Thursday Pass (July 4th)
Have fun during our special parties (July 3d – July 4th)

Winamp - Best Use (5)

Amazon gift card of 125€ for best use of Winamp. T-shirts for all teams who use Winamp.

Blink Identity - Amazon Gift Cards (5)

Amazon Gift Cards from Blink Identity for best use of Blink Identity API. Blink Identity T-shirts for teams.

Bitwig Prize

Full Bitwig Studio License for best use of Bitwig. Value $399 USD.

MOD Devices - Best Use

MOD Devices MOD Duo. The MOD Duo is a digital effects pedal that can be patched in a modular style with software to create a variety of effects and sound generators.

Cloudsploit Cloud Security Services (2)

4 months of Cloudsploit Plus service for 2nd Place Team.

Hubspot for Startups (2)

Startups using the HubSpot Growth Platform acquire and retain more customers with HubSpot’s software, educational resources, and robust integrations.

Eligibility

Hackers must at least be 16 years of age. 

Must be able to travel to Liege, Belgium to participate on July 2-3, 2019.

Maximum team size is five (5) people.

Judges

Matthias Strobel

Matthias Strobel
President, Music Tech Germany

Amelie Anglade

Amelie Anglade
Music Data Science Consultant

Chris Howard

Chris Howard
The Rattle

Claudia Schwarz

Claudia Schwarz
Music Tech Germany

Ryan Maule

Ryan Maule
SOCAN

Turo Pekari

Turo Pekari
Teosto

Karim Fanous

Karim Fanous
Abbey Road Studios

Ted Cohen

Ted Cohen
TAG Strategic

Ryan Groves

Ryan Groves
Arcona Music

Judging Criteria

  • Relevance and Impact to Industry
    How is the project relevant to the theme and music industry as a whole?
  • Innovativeness
  • Technical Excellence
  • User Experience

themes

  • AR/VR
  • Voice skills
  • Communication