Countdown for Soundmit – International Sound Summit in Turin

Soundmit – International Sound Summit is one of the most important European musical event for electronic musical instruments and new technologies. In 2018 it hosted exhibitors from 11 countries, master classes, showcases and talks with international guests. Here, the best manufacturers and distributors of the world meet, together with the most qualified endorsers and teachers of the music sector. Important musicians and endorsers pay visits to the Soundmit, Boosta of Subsonica, Silvio Capeccia from Decibel, Fabrice Quagliotti from Rockets, Andy from Bluvertigo, Nicolò Fragile (Mina, Eros Ramazzotti, Irene Grandi, Renato Zero, Vasco Rossi, Gianluca Grignani, Mario Venuti, Stadio, Alex Baroni, Adriano Celentano, Ornella Vanoni), Massimo D’ambra (Shablo, Marracash), Emanuele Montesanti, Riccardo Fassi.
Dozens of exclusive previews presented each year, workshops and masterclasses with international partners such as the London School of Sound. The collaboration with the Italian Universities, the Polytechnic of Turin and the DAMS of the University of Turin, that support the event each year, will also be present to present training courses related to the world of professional audio and music.



This year the support of the Italian Trade Agency, the Ministry of Economic Development’s office for the internationalization of Italian companies is strengthened, thanks to which the presence of journalists, industry influencers and international buyers is guaranteed. Exceptional partner is Arduino, the well-known company that in fact created the world of Makers, found in the Soundmit the ideal partner to explore, with its products, the world of professional audio. Among the Main Partners we also mention the Hackability Association with which the Soundmit announces the international call “Soundmit4Hackability”, which has the ultimate aim of identifying, collecting and documenting projects, often born of individual needs, that support musicians with disabilities.
THE NINTH EDITION The Soundmit celebrates its ninth edition this year (the first six with the name Synthmeeting ), and it does so in great numbers through partnerships with national and international partners, institutional partners and universities. The selected location for this edition is the Arsenale della Pace located within the S ermig area in via Vittorio Andreis 18 in the central Porta Palazzo, with entrance from the Cortile del Maglio. Admission € 10 per day and € 18 for a two-day pass. All the demos, workshops, talks and masterclasses are FREE included in the admission ticket.
EXHIBITORS (see attachment) The Soundmit is the Italian reference event for new technologies, every year dozens of exhibitors from all over the world take turns to bring the best of current production to the Italian public. Alongside the names known to most people as Yamaha, Roland, Moog, Arturia and Novation, we always find interesting proposals from innovative companies from all over Europe and beyond. In fact, companies from Russia, Japan and the United States are always present. Among these we mention Keen Association Moscow, Sssr Labs, Schmidt Synthesizer, Jomox, Vermona, Waldorf, Kodamo, The Voix Du Luthier, Chirality Audio, Dreadbox, Leafaudio, Io-Instruments. The presence of Italian companies is very strong, there are several Italian companies operating in the field of electronic musical instrument production, a good sign that brings us back to the 60s, 70s and 80s of our history when Italy built electronic musical instruments used by renowned international musicians. Among these we mention: Faselunare, Zirante, Xirid, Odla, Lab4music, Enjoylab, La Mia Ottavia, Poom! Musiclabs, Lab4music, Grp Synthesizer, Euterpe Synthesizer Laboratories.

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Posted by Soundmit on Wednesday, 9 October 2019


THE PROGRAM. As every year, the Soundmit program promises to be packed with events. Masterclass, Showcase, Workshop and Talk with international guests have always been one of the cornerstones of the event that thus acquires an additional didactic and cultural value. They range from the masterclass ” Marketing for those who make music ” with F ederico Bersano Begey (UK), CEO of the London School of Sound to ” Realtime Sound Design ” with Manuel Richter (DE) CEO of Leaf Audio, going through the deepening that the teacher Emiliano Pilloni of Musiclab dedicates to Ableton Live software to arrive at the presentation of new musical instruments with demos conducted by, Enrico Cosimi, Gianni Proietti, Chris Calcutt (UK) and many others. THE MUSIC Obviously there will be moments dedicated to music, this year the concerts will be held at ” Il Maglio Cocktail Bar ” a stone’s throw from the entrance of the Soundmit, always inside the Cortile del Maglio and will be FREE entry. On stage 5 musicians will take turns to celebrate together the 100 years since the birth of the Theremin, the instrument considered a pioneer of electronic music. The live, under the artistic direction of the fellow Lorenzo “Lord Theremin” Giorda sees the presence of important national and international thereminists such as: Nori Ubukata (Jap), Stefano Bertoli (Ita), The Naked Thereminist (Ita), Flavio Rubatto (Ita). From Russia Alex Pleninger and Anastasia Koroleva will be the protagonists of a set of avant-garde electronic music mainly made with musical instruments designed and built by Alex with the K een Association Moscow brand that you can meet among the Soundmit exhibitors. And finally, at the end of the event, the incredible live performance by Riccardo Fassi Synth Trio for a live show that combines Jazz and Prog. Accompanying the keyboardist / organist Riccardo Fassi will be Caterina Crucitti on bass and Tony Arco on drums.
COLLABORATIONS The Soundmit partners are really many, among them we highlight the ” City of Turin ” that granted the patronage to the initiative and the inclusion in the “Contemporary” catalog dedicated to the contemporary art week in which the Sounsmit.

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Posted by Soundmit on Wednesday, 26 December 2018

The ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY is the Governmental agency that supports the business development of our companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. Thanks to this partnership, numerous foreign journalists and an important international buyer from Taipei interested in meeting Italian companies will be guests of the Soundmit. BoBeats, the Swedish influencer specialized in synthesizers and new technologies from over 50,000 followers, will also be present! ARDUINO, the company that in fact invented the maker world, will be present at Soundmit to present new products and to meet companies that use their technology in the professional audio sector. HACKABILITY, the non-profit born in Turin in 2016 to bring together the skills of designers, makers, artisans, with the needs (and inventiveness) of people with disabilities with whom the Soundmit4hackability Award for research, cataloging was born and the dissemination of musical projects that are enabling for people with disabilities. London School Of Sound, the important English institution with which the Soundmit has been working for some time, will be present with the CEO and professor Federico Bersano Begey for a masterclass on marketing applied to music for the promotion and dissemination of their own musical productions.
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Via Vittorio Andreis 18 – Torino Tickets: 10€ daily – 18€ 2 days