. . . . . . Before you can SOLVE, you have to DISSOLVE.  

Join us for a music / sound conference and festival near MIT, featuring scholars, musicians, activists and organizers.  Dissolve the structures of power that produce inequality.  Explore alternative approaches to listening, dialogue and mix.

March 7-9, 2018

Warehouse XI, 11 Sanborn Ct, Somerville, MA

Musical performances: DJ Rekha, Mouse on Mars, Lychee, Kohsetsu Imanishi, and more

Featuring “Soundscape,” cutting-edge audio surround by d&b audiotechnik

Mouse on Mars’s new album Dimensional People (forthcoming via Thrill Jockey) to be premiered as a spatial installation in cooperation with d&b’s Soundscape, an object-oriented mixing technology; listen to a new track from Dimensional People below:

Free and open to the public. All ages.  Space may be limited.

Dissolve Music @ MIT will be a two-and-a-half-day conference and sound festival, March 7-9, 2018, to bring together musicians, sound creators, and scholars of music and sound studies to discuss the diversity of music and experimental sound.  Combining art and scholarship in a spirit of dialogue and controversy, the conference aims to dissolve boundaries between different arenas of sonic engagement to identify paths towards alternative, more inclusive futures.

SPECIAL THANKS to our sponsors: Goethe-Institut Boston, the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology, MIT Global Studies and Languages, d&b audiotechnik, SAVI, the Fine Arts Academy, Nuremberg, and numerous MIT student hosts for their generous support.

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Topics of interest include:  behavior & code; culture & ethnicity; idiosyncrasy & collectivity; orientation & cognition; bodies & machines; dynamic acoustics & kinetic speakers; audio activism


Contact:  condry@mit.edu (Prof. Ian Condry).  More info:  http://mitdissolve.com