Head of Strategy and Partnerships, LANDR Audio
Daniel Rowland is an eclectic LA-based music producer, tech executive, and educator. He holds both a B.S and M.F.A. in Music Technology, and is currently Head of Strategy and Partnerships at LANDR, co-founder of Audiotool, and longtime instructor at MTSU.
Daniel has helped grow LANDR to 5 million users, refining their industry-leading creator tools platform, AI mastering engine, plugins and services, while crafting acquisition and partnerships deals with a wide range of startups and iconic brands/artists. And with Audiotool, to bring an inclusive, browser-based music production environment to millions of users, while uniting the worlds of Esports and music.
As a creative, Daniel has produced the music for an Oscar-winning Pixar film (“Piper”); and mixed and mastered multiplatinum/Grammy-nominated projects for artists as varied as Nine Inch Nails, Seal, Jhene Aiko, Phillip Glass, Gwen Stefani, Gayle, Gucci Mane, David Foster, Burna Boy, Nina Simone, YG, and Flo Rida along with dozens of soundtracks for Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, John Wick, and others.
He was ranked as one of the top mastering engineers in the world by Jaxsta for 2022, based upon streaming numbers, credits, and Grammy nominations.
Most recently, Daniel co-founded Immersive Mixers, focusing on mixing for Dolby Atmos.
Daniel has spoken on the present and future of music technology at conferences such as SXSW, NAMM, A3C, and the ASCAP Expo, and is a voting member of the Recording Academy.
The Well-Trained Model: Ethically Sourced AI for Artists
10/11/23, 9:00 PM
How does an artist know what dataset the AI tool they are using was trained on, and whether their own music was used? A discussion of how AI is trained, and the future of attribution and compensation for artists.
Social Creation: Music as Multiplayer
10/11/23, 8:00 PM
A discussion of collaboration and gamification as the future of music creation, where enjoyment of the process is as (or more) important than the outcome.
The Artist as API: The Next Level of Fan Engagement
10/11/23, 7:00 PM
Outside of using AI in their own productions, some artists are offering fans AI models of their sound, likeness, and voice. Is this the future of fan engagement, brand building, and collaboration at scale?
AI Alchemy: The Future of Creator Tools
10/11/23, 6:00 PM
AI is becoming increasingly good at not just prompt-based generation of full songs, but one-shot samples, loops and even presets for digital instruments, along with composition assistance, mixing, mastering and other workflow enhancements. But most popular music production software has few – if any – AI features. Will the old guard adapt, or will we see a surge in popularity of fresh, AI-native creator tools?
Making Sure the AGI Revolution is Beneficial for Musicians and Their Fans
10/10/23, 2:00 PM
As AI approaches and in some ways exceeds human capability, what AI tools should be created to promote emergent human-machine creativity?
Future of Music Creation & Production: Immersive Audio: It’s Everywhere!
10/12/22, 9:00 PM
Stereo’s reign as the audio dominant format could be on shaky ground. With the proliferation of immersive creator tools and improvements in consumer technology, formats like Dolby Atmos and Sony 360RA are taking off. Hear from the immersive experts.
Future of Music Creation & Production: Intelligent Creator Tools: Friend or Foe?
10/12/22, 7:00 PM
AI powered tools are inspiring a whole new generation of creators, lowering both financial and knowledge barriers to music making. For that same reason these tools are also controversial, as they disrupt the traditional process of creation and collaboration, along with raising potential IP concerns. Hear from companies building the future of intelligent creator tools.
Future of Music Creation & Production: The Reinvention of Remote Collaboration
10/12/22, 6:00 PM
The tumultuous events of the Pandemic era have necessitated a re-evaluation of real-time and asynchronous collaboration solutions. Songwriting and music production present a unique challenge here, both technically and with regard to UX. Get the latest from leaders on the cutting edge of collab.
The Future of Music Production: NFTs & Music Creation
10/13/21, 8:00 PM
Are NFT’s just a fad with no long-term impact? Beyond the hype, learn about the practical future of digital scarcity and collectibles in the music industry, from artists and developers building it.
The Future of Music Production: The Impact of AI
10/13/21, 7:00 PM
New technologies have always impacted the creative process, but perhaps never to the extent that AI-powered tools have the capacity to. Will they empower the masses to create music? Serve as an assistant and collaborator to professionals? Or possibly replace the humans they are designed to help?