Julian Vogels is a co-founder and CTO at Soundbrenner. He runs their Berlin tech office and developed the wearable music accessories Soundbrenner Pulse and Core, which shape musician's practice habits worldwide. He believes that technology should be used to make musician's lives better, not just for the technology's sake. In his free time Julian runs music tech related meetups, plays the drums or goes bouldering.
Managing the technical processes and development at Soundbrenner, as well as the German subsidiary tech office. Responsible for tech infrastructure, product development, research and development.
Preparation and management of all aspects (operations, logistics, artists) at conference "Time Forms: The Temporalities of Aesthetic Experience" at McGill University and Centre Phi, Montréal.
Development of the Montreal Sound Map iPhone Application in collaboration with Prof. Eric Lewis (Music Philosophy) of McGill University and Max Stein of Concordia University. The iOS app enables the creation of field recordings, to upload them to a server, as well as to visualize and time filter, as well as to replay existing recordings on a virtual map.
Film editing & motion graphics, first time full team member in an iOS project, presentation of work results to clients, getting to know business customs.
Becoming acquainted with the tech infrastructure of a broadcast radio station, film editing & motion graphics, management of a shipyard construction site, repairs on the Aldebaran yacht.
More information on my thesis website: Harmonica-inspired digital musical instrument design based on an existing gestural performance repertoire
Graduated with honors
In my limited free time I am rock climbing, drumming, or tinkering with electronics. I am the organiser of the Musical Instrument Maker Meetup Berlin with over 200 members.
I enjoy cooking and traveling to as many places as I can fit in a lifetime. I was born in Germany, lived in Togo, West Africa, Montréal, Québec/Canada, and Hong Kong.