Perhaps more than any other, music is one of the areas of creativity that has been greatly influenced by technology.
Once, classical pianos were decried for being mechanical and an abstraction of making music, which was viewed as an innately human process.
Today, one of the most common ways to make music is by using an intimidating range of electronics, or even software emulations of those devices run through just a laptop. What does the future hold - for creation, consumption, and production?
Here are some of the music startups using tech to push at the boundaries of what is possible.