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Tickets Now On Sale!

Early Bird Tickets NOW ON SALe

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Mark Mulligan of MIDiA Research returns with a keynote packed with data and insights on the future of music!

Join the music innovators in Santa Monica, California in the beautiful beachside places people loved in 2023, including the Santa Monica Pier Carousel and the Annenberg Beach House!


The Music Tectonics team are adding creative new features to the sessions and demos that attendees loved most, so the 2024 event will be bigger and better than ever.

Who You'll MEet

The initial slate of speakers will be joined by more innovators, investors, thinkers, and builders in music innovation: 

  • Mark Mulligan, MIDiA Research

  • Darryl Ballantyne, LyricFind

  • Tatiana Cirisano, MIDiA Research

  • Bruce Hamilton, Everybody Ventures

  • Bob Moczydlowsky, former MD of Techstars Music

  • Joe Tou, Sony Ventures

  • 60+ more speakers to be announced soon

Early Adopting Sponsors

LyricFind, a Supernova sponsor of the 2024 conference

Are you ready to make an impact and shape the direction of the event? Get involved now to have the best selection of benefits to meet your company's goals! Get the conversation started here.


April 23 - Super Early Bird tickets on sale at $199!

May 21 - Early Bird tickets $249

July 17 - Swimming with Narwhals Startup Pitch Competition Kickoff:

                 Online Event

                 Pitch Competition Applications open

August 12  Pitch Competition Applications close

Aug 20 - Regular price tickets $350


Sep 11   -  Music Tectonics Preconference - online


Oct 8  - Walkup rate tickets $499

October 22-24 - Music Tectonics Conference


T 10/22 - Santa Monica Pier Carousel 

  • Music Tech Carnival

  • Startup Carousel Demo Day

  • Opening Party

W 10/23 - Annenberg Beach House 

  • High-Energy Panel Sessions

  • Exhibitors & demos around the Pool

  • Off-the-Wall Activations

  • Startup Pitch Competition Finals


Th 10/24 - Expert DOJO and Universal Music Group campus

  • Keynote

  • Networking & Meetings

  • UMG Digital Innovations Startup Programming

What Makes Music Tectonics Different

Music Tectonics was founded to explore the deep seismic shifts that keep the music industry unsettled. At the sixth annual conference in 2024, 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 insights and get business done. The Music Tectonics team intentionally crafts experiences in unexpected beachside venues to foster openness to new ideas and new partnerships. The result is a conference and a community unlike any any other.

The Music Tectonics community is for innovators of all stripes: startups, major labels, indie labels, AI pioneers, 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.

Meet Music Tectonics' Past Participants: Spotify, Bose, Pandora, YouTube, Google, TikTok, BeatSaber, Instagram, Facebook, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, BMG, Twitch, Reddit, TIDAL, SoundCloud, Riot Games, Raised In Space, Sony Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Plus Eight Equity Partners, Waverley Capital, Techstars Music, The MLC, TuneCore, Luminate, Rumblefish, Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, Concord Music, FUGA, 4AD, Secretly Canadian, Run the Jewels, Peloton, BandLab, BeatStars, Sonos, Seven20, Cameo, Patreon, AEG, Roblox, Audius, Pixelynx, Billboard, Forbes. 

Who We Are

PR firm Rock Paper Scissors, Inc. explores the new terrain at the epicenter of music and technology through their PR and marketing services as well as the Music Tectonics Conference, podcast, online events, and in-person meetups.


Everything Music Tectonics does explores the seismic shifts that shake up music and technology the way the earth’s tectonic plates cause quakes and make mountains. 



Click here to see schedules, speakers, sponsors and pitch competition winners of past conferences.

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