Google Launches ‘Music, Makers & Machines’, Showcasing The History & Legacy Of Electronic Music

Google – in collaboration with over 50 international partners across 15 countries – has launched
Music, Makers & Machines, a online exhibit showcasing the history and legacy of electronic music.

The site is designed to be a immersive resource, with more than 200 online exhibitions. It features an extensive archive of photos, videos, 360° tours and 3D scans, along with editorial features delving into scenes, sounds and iconic cities.

Music, Makers & Machines includes:

  • 10,000+ photo and video assets
  • 200+ curated online exhibits from more than partners from 15 countries
  • 4 Street View and 360° tours
  • 22 3D-scanned synthesizers

Tech highlights feature the legendary original Tresor club entrance door in 3D, the biggest online archive of 3D-scanned synthesizers from the collection of the SMEM (Swiss Museum for Electronic Music Instruments), as well as multiple 360° and Street View tours.

Music, Makers & Machines will also offer lesson plans for schools and students.

Contributors include XL Recordings (UK), Innervisions (DE), Kompakt (DE), Kitsuné (FR), WDR – West German Broadcasting (DE), Museum of Youth Culture (UK), Moogseum – Bob Moog Foundation (US), Clubcommission Berlin (DE), Deutsches Museum (DE), Visit Düsseldorf (DE), SMEM – Swiss Museum for Electronic Music Instruments (CH), Amsterdam Dance Event (NL), Barbican Centre (UK) and others.

The entire Music, Makers & Machines online exhibition can be accessed online or via the Google Arts & Culture app on iOS or Android.