As their closing event for their Summit at Power Station, ILBC took the stage!



ILBC is a unique hybrid platform cofounded by artists & technologists Matt Black (Ninja Tune/Coldcut) and ill-esha, supporting and
growing a community for inclusive & diverse collaboration through music technology. Our vision is to build a global community of music creators that overlaps genres, generations and realities.

She Knows Tech is a collective working to close the gender gap in the music technology industry by providing a platform for women to give and receive music tech training, and highlighting female professionals as role models.

The Beat Challenge was a unique live event showcasing the skills and excitement of live electronic performance. Participants competed in 2 rounds (set challenge, and freestyle). A panel of international judges gave feedback on the performers’ acts, with the audience also weighing in to decide the evening’s USA Beat Champion.