Call for Papers

The workshop will be hosted on Friday 6th September, 2019

Submissions Closed! Thank you to all the authors for your submissions, we will be conducting our paper reviews and will email our notifications of acceptance by the 8th July.

The production of music requires creativity, extensive knowledge of audio processing and exceptional listening skills. Many of these complex production processes have rules that could be made more intuitive, or managed by intelligent processes. The aim of the conference is to discover new music production techniques using state-of-the-art practices and techniques.

This event will provide an overview of the tools and techniques currently being developed in the field, whilst providing insight for audio engineers, producers and musicians looking to gain access to new technologies. The day will consist of presentations from leading academics, keynotes, posters and demonstrations.

We welcome submissions on intelligent music production from researchers worldwide at all stages of their careers.

Suggested topics include:

  • Automatic Mixing Technologies
  • Melody Generation
  • Philosophical foundations of IMP systems
  • Improving Accessibility to Music Production
  • Philosophical foundations of IMP systems
  • Intelligent and Assistive Production Tools
  • Semantically powered mixing technology
  • Utilising novel Human Inputs for the Mixing Experience
As well as submissions in the following general areas:
  • Perception, psychoacoustics and evaluation
  • Source separation
  • Semantic audio processing
  • Musical similarity and structure analysis

Submission Format

Paper submissions are accepted in PDF format and should be between 2 and 4 pages, including references. Templates for submission are available for Word and LaTeX here. Papers should be sent to

On submission, authors should express in their email a preference for either poster or oral presentation. The reviewers may recommend a paper be for oral presentation or poster.

Important dates

8th April 2019 First call for papers
6th May 2019 Second call for papers
17th June 2019 24th June 2019 Deadline for full paper submissions
19th July 2019 Notification of Acceptance
29th July 2019 5th August 2019 Camera Ready Submission
30th August 2019 Registration Deadline for Authors
6th September 2019 Workshop

On the day

Posters must be printed and presented in landscape A0 format (841 x 1189 mm). The poster must have the authors and paper title on display. During the session, the authors must be by their posters to talk people through their work. A desk and power can be provided on request for demonstrations.

Oral presentations will be given during the day session. The authors should be ready at the end of the previous presenter. We would ask all presenting authors to sit at the front to facilitate the day. Each presenting author will have 10 minutes to present their work, followed by a few questions from the audience.

All papers will be published online ahead of the conference for attendees to read.