Masterminds: The Art of Engineering with Dave Smith, Tatsuya Takahashi & Mark Verbos
18:15 - 19:00
Compagnietheater (C6 Main Hall) | Kloveniersburgwal 50, Amsterdam
Three gamechanging engineers talking about designing new musical instruments, their design processes and personal philosophies.
Dave Smith (US)
Dave Smith is an engineer and musician who has pioneered many groundbreaking technologies in music technology.
Tatsuya Takahashi (JP)
Tatsuya Takahashi is Chief Engineer of Analogue Synthesizers at Korg. Raised in London, he has been with Korg since moving to Tokyo in late 2006. His roles consist of product planning, hardware engineering, and project management. He successfully launched the first analogue synth from Korg in nearly thirty years in the form of the Monotron.
Mark Verbos (US)
Since the early 1990s, Mark Verbos has worked as an Electronic Musician, Recording Engineer/Producer and Synthesizer Tech/Designer. As an electronic musician, he has released countless recordings and performed around the world. His live performances are legendary for being entirely improvised using analog gear. His own synthesizer brand, Verbos Electronics is world renowned for its aesthetics and musical interfaces.