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fifth annual Music Tectonics Conference
Santa Monica, CA | October 24-26, 2023

Early Bird Tickets go on sale April 24


 A limited number of Super Early Bird discount tickets will also go on sale at that time!

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What Makes Music Tectonics Different

Music Tectonics was founded to explore the deep seismic shifts that keep the music industry unsettled. At the fifth annual conference in 2023, we’ll delve into the consequences of these shifts and the new fault lines poised to change the industry yet again.

Music Tectonics unites music tech innovators across industry boundaries to share ideas and get business done. A variety of experiences in unexpected venues offers attendees many opportunities for making meaningful connections, scheduling meetings, and serendipitous encounters.

Meet Music Tectonics' Past Participants: Spotify, Bose, Pandora, YouTube, Google, TikTok, BeatSaber, Instagram, Facebook, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, BMG, Twitch, Reddit, Raised In Space, Union Square Ventures, Marcy Ventures Partners, Plus8 Equity Partners, Capitol Records, Atlantic Records, TechStars Music, Audius, Pixelynx, Concord Music, FUGA, 4AD, Secretly Canadian, Run the Jewels, Peloton, BeatStars, Sonos, Seven20, Cameo, Patreon, AEG. 


About Us

The 2023 Music Tectonics Conference is designed to rally music innovators of all stripes: startups, major labels, indie labels, Web3 disruptors, streaming services, distributors, social media platforms, investors, accelerators, legal experts, live event execs, gear makers, music software developers, consultants—in short, everyone who works where music and tech meet.

PR firm Rock Paper Scissors, Inc. explores the new terrain at the epicenter of music and technology through their Music Tectonics Conference, podcast, media services, and online events. Learn more at


Past Events

In year four, Music Tectonics returned to a fully in-person format in beautiful Santa Monica, California.  See the 2022 schedule, speakers, and sponsors, and pitch competition winners here.

The third annual conference took place in the metaverse, online, and on a carousel by the sea. See the 2021 schedule, speakers, and sponsors, and pitch competition winners here.

Music Tectonics energized the virtual conference experience in 2020. See the schedule, speakers, and sponsors here.

Find out what made the inaugural Music Tectonics Conference in 2019 unlike any other industry event!

In May 2020, our "Isolate or Innovate" pop-up event brought the Music Tech community together during an unprecedented crisis.

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