The Next Frontier in Accessible Music-Making at School of Digital Arts (SODA)

The Next Frontier in Accessible Music-Making
School of Digital Arts (SODA)
21st March 2024

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DMLab North West are delighted to present an innovative event, “The Next Frontier in Accessibility,” addressing access requirements in music-making for all. This groundbreaking event, available both in-person at Manchester Metropolitan University’s School of Digital Arts and via live stream, offers an immersive journey into accessible music creation.

Attendees will hear inspiring talks featuring key figures from Roland, Focusrite, Ableton, Softube, and Audio Modeling, exploring accessibility and inclusion. Discussions also include a new prototype device designed specifically for a Disabled guitarist, with live demonstrations. A comprehensive live music production session will also be led by host Jason Dasent, as he showcases real-time production techniques. Cutting-edge technology demos will also unveil revolutionary products that have enhanced accessibility in music production over recent years.

The event caters to Disabled and non-disabled musicians, music producers, technologists, makers, and those interested in accessible music creation. Accessibility features include BSL interpretation, live captioning, quiet spaces, wheelchair accessibility and accessible toilet facilities. This event promises to be an inclusive and enlightening experience for all attendees, pushing the boundaries of accessible music-making.

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