Doppler Labs, National Sawdust bring 'Here Active Listening to Brooklyn

Doppler Labs and National Sawdust said they have announced the partnership that brought Here Active Listening to Brooklyn for the first ever “Here Sound Experience.”

Curated by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert bassist and Doppler Labs Head of Music, Michael Thurber, and National Sawdust artistic and executive director, Paola Prestini, the invite-only event took place at National Sawdust on Dec. 5, 2015.

It was the first time Here Active Listening was used to curate a live musical experience. The evening featured live performances by Thurber, celebrated violinists Tessa Lark and Charles Yang, renowned jazz pianist Kris Bowers, award-winning composer and percussionist Andy Akiho, acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and producer Louis Cato, as well as special guests from the National Sawdust family.

Doppler Labs is an immersive wearable tech company dedicated to creating technology that makes computing more engaging and more human. In June Doppler Labs announced the Here Active Listening System, the first in-ear system that uses two wireless buds and a smartphone app to let you instantly control and personalize your live audio environment. Through volume sliders, EQ and effects that act as “a studio in your ears,” the Here Active Listening System empowers you to transform real world audio and curate live music experiences to your liking.

Here Active Listening is the flagship product from Doppler Labs, which closed a USD17M Series B earlier this year with entertainment industry leaders including the Chernin Group, WME, and UMG.

Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the non-profit National Sawdust is a dynamic home for artists and new music of all kinds.

Founded in 2013, Doppler Labs is on a mission to create wearable technology that makes computing more immersive and human. In the near-term Doppler Labs is focused on “heara