#TGTHR10 Schedule

This is IT! Together turns TEN!

Wednesday, September 25th:

Together Opening Party x Rush Hour with Ron Trent, Antal

In addition to long-time friend of Make It New visiting Together for the first time, we are super-psyched to welcome Ron Trent to this year’s festival. Ron Trent is a Chicago house legend. His music is simply beautiful:

Together x Re:Set w/ Thugfucker + Paul Schubert

Meanwhile, our 10-years-running partner Phoenix Landing brings BACK Thugf*cker, who was a part of #tgthr7:

Thursday, September 26th:

Make it New w/ Daniel Avery

Daniel Avery is no stranger to our scene, ever since Together 5 in 2014. He’s gone on to produce records for Depeche Mode and open for Nine Inch Nails. Avery, very simply, means business. Here’s his mind-collapsing debut on the #1 radio show in the world, the Essential Mix:

Elements with The Upbeats

All the way from New Zealand to #CambMA come The Upbeats! To our entirety-of-festival-history partner, the WORLD’S LONGEST RUNNING DRUM AND BASS WEEKLY: Elements!

Friday, September 27th

Together Boat Party with KiNK, Dr. Rubinstein [tix]

He’s back! Bulgarian live techno genius KiNK originally appeared at the Middle East Downstairs during 2016’s affair. Now he’s back, on a boat, and with the amazing Dr. Rubinstein.

Together x Sure Thing with Peach [tix]

Later that night in Central Square, join us and Aaron J and Lychee for an underground affair.

Houseboi x XOXA x Together at Oberon w/ Panooc and Friends!

OR make your way to Harvard Square and Club Oberon for a thrilling night with the always outlandish Houseboi crew.

Saturday, September 28th

Together x Palms Trax, Jackie House, Mike Swells [tix]

After hosting the Black Madonna and Honey Dijon at this outdoor venue in Alsston, we’re BACK this time, with the always-affable and audience pleaser Palms Trax!

Together x CSC – Elastic with Josey Rebelle (Rinse.FM)

CSC and Together present the electrifying UK DJ and selector, Josey Rebelle, at our favorite rave basement.

Sunday, September 29th

Together Closing Party with Midland, Powder, 5ive

Our final affair of the year includes one of our favorite selectors EVER making his TOGETHER DEBUT! Please join us.

Get your full passes at Resident Advisor and join us!

Mmmmaven 2018 Year in Review


Much like years past: artists, producers, and DJs related to our world of influence have been awarded and heralded in numerous year-end lists. Here are just a smattering:


The Onion AV Club: Daniel Avery, Jon Hopkins, Helena Hauff, Tim Hecker (#tgthr1!), Laurel Halo, The Field.

The Field @ Great Scott

61st Annual GRAMMYs
Jon Hopkins, Disclosure, Robyn, Diplo, Sophie, TokiMonsta, Kaskade

RA Best Albums: Leon Vynehall, Anthony Naples, Martyn, Sophie, Hunee, Objekt, Tim Hecker, Kulør (Courtesy)

Mixmag Best DJs of the Year: Hunee, Joy Orbison, Octo Octa, DJ Seinfeld, Mall Grab, Denis Sulta, Midland, Helena Hauff, Objekt

Essential Mix of the Year:

BONUS SOUND: Bradley Zero at The Tate — The Rhythm Section boss man shares one of his most memorable performances of the year.

Coming next year? Preview Make It New January / February here.

Ableton Live Expert Laura Escudé on Being Behind the Sounds on Music’s Biggest Tours


You might not know Laura Escudé’s name, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen her work. As a live show programmer, she’s collaborated with Kanye West, JAY-Z, Logic and Charli XCX. She’s programmed music for Cirque du Soleil and American Idol.

And through her company, Electronic Creatives, she manages an entire team of programmers and playback engineers that’s expanded her client base even further, to include such artists as Drake, The Weeknd, Pentatonix and Harry Styles.

As one of the pioneers in live show programming — especially the use of Ableton Live software, now widely regarded as the industry standard — Escudé has helped reshape how the concert industry uses electronic music and digital playback across virtually every genre of music.

Read more at Billboard Biz

This is it! Perhaps your final chance to take our classes…

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Why your brain actually needs music

Learning to play a musical instrument challenges your brain in a dynamic way, which is enjoyable and fulfilling, but important for your brain’s development.

The neuropsychologist Erik Scherder has found that music triggers a system of recompenses in the brain, which activates feelings of happiness. He says the enjoyment of music is a good way of keeping mentally agile.

WATCH: Why your brain actually needs music

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