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COMPOSER TOM HOLKENBORG AKA “JUNKIE XL”TO KEYNOTE INAUGURAL SYNTHPLEX MUSIC CONFERENCE

Grammy-nominated composer Tom Holkenborg, aka “Junkie XL”, has been tapped to deliver the keynote at the upcoming celebration of electronic music in Los Angeles, SYNTHPLEX.  Holkenborg has collaborated with Oscar winning legends James Cameron and Peter Jackson on Alita: Battle Angel and Mortal Engines, as well as filmmakers George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Tim Miller (Deadpool). His Q and A will be moderated by Byron Burton – National Arts and Entertainment Award-winning journalist and contributor to The Hollywood Reporter.

Adding to the renowned list of speakers at the conference, synth pioneer Harold Faltermeyer, the king of the hookiest beat “Axel F” from Beverly Hills Cop, will discuss the history of the synthesizer smash hit.

For those who cannot travel to the conference, each day from 12pm-5pm, DubLab Radio will be broadcasting live from the Quad Courtyard Stage atSYNTHPLEX. They will be conducting interviews with speakers and artists and DubLab local DJ crews will be spinning synth-based electronic music worldwide.

Previously announced talent includes:  Thomas Dolby, Mark Isham, Michael Abels, Allee Willis, Dave Smith MIDI Inventor/Sequential, Craig Anderton, Shelly Peiken, Russell Brower, Michael Lehmann Boddicker, Germaine Franco, and more to be announced. You can find all the details here:https://synthplex.com/speakers-list.php

Tom Holkenborg is one of Hollywood’s truly unique talents, a full contact composer, renowned for his maverick approach, and mastery of studio technology and instrumentation. He has over 120 scoring credits in film, video game and television music including Deadpool, Mad Max: Fury Road, Black Mass, Alita: Battle Angel and Divergent.

His movies have grossed over $1 billion at the box office. He also produces and finances the free online music tutorial series Studio Time, on his YouTube channel, which has over 100,000 subscribers.

SYNTHPLEX LOCATION:

LA Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel & Convention Center

2500 North Hollywood Way

Burbank, CA 91505

WHEN:

March 28 – 31, 2019.

Ticket Information can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca–los-angeles/synthplex/

Full details at https://www.synthplex.com/

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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