London's most fascinating music festival, exploring the ideas and movements that are propelling the future of the music industry.

We Are Robots presents the future and innovation of music at Old Truman Brewery, 2nd - 5th November 2017.

We Are Robots is an innovative new music festival curated with the consideration of future global music scenes. As well as an exclusive collaboration with our good friends at Rough Trade, We Are Robots will be joining forces with some of the biggest names in the music industry, exploring the ideas and movements that are propelling the future of music.

Whether you're a music maker, industry insider or a music fan, come and experience first-hand the new technology in music creation; discuss and attend talks about current and future practices; learn how to hone your skills through innovation workshops with leading brands and immerse yourself within and interact with installations that challenge the senses, and enjoy our impressive line-up of live musical performances.

We Are Robots is hosted by the Old Truman Brewery, London.

F Block T1, 85 Brick Lane

Boiler House, Brick Lane
93 Feet East, Brick Lane

There will be no dedicated parking spaces available at The Old Truman Brewery, so please don't bring your car, but use public transport/your bike to reach the venue instead.

5 minute walk from Shoreditch High Street Station, Liverpool Street Station, Aldgate East Station 15 minute walk from Old Street Station.

We recommend checking Transport for London Journey Planner at to help plan your journey.

Re Hotel Shoreditch
437-419 Hackney Road, London, E8 2PP

The Hoxton
81 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3HU

Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
50-10 Willow St, London EC2A 4BH

Arbor City Hotel
20-12 Osborn St, London E6 1TE
Premier Inn
86 Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London E6 1RL

Ibis Shoreditch
5 Commercial St, London E6 1BF

The Whitechapel Hotel
53-49 New Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1HH

Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
100 Shoreditch High St, London E6 1JQ


Rough Trade first opened in 1976, West London, on the doorstep of punk. Forty years on, they continue to celebrate and focus on simply the most exciting music.

Focused on continuing to help DJs and artists enjoy the special moments spent mixing and making music, from practising at home to performing for rapturous crowds of thousands.

Ableton make Live, Push and Link - unique software and hardware for music creation and performance. With these products, their community of users create amazing things.

Point Blank teaches the creative process of making music at the highest level. Using expert instructors, state-of-the-art facilities and internationally recognised accreditation up to a BA (hons) degree level in partnership with Middlesex University.
Jack is a fiercely independent, creative out-of-home agency. We deliver bold, unconventional campaigns for some of the biggest brands around.

With a deep understanding of electronic music's roots and a passion for its future, Electronic Sound places the music in a wider context of culture and technology. This unique blend of high calibre music journalism and lifestyle content makes it the essential new publication on the newsstand.

Music Match is a digital magazine and online community, bringing our subscribers the best in industry opportunities and daily news from the UK music industry, alongside a feed of up-to-the-minute stories, original editorial, guest articles and exclusive audio and video content.


We Are Robots are on the lookout for volunteers who want to gain experience in the events or music industry and get involved with the running of the festival.
This is also a great opportunity to network with big industry names.

We have a number of roles available at the festival 1st - 5th November 2017 Box office, Production runners, Information point, Cloakroom, Stewards

In return for your time, you will receive:
- 1 x breakfast OR lunch voucher
- 1 x meal voucher
- 1 x ticket for your chosen night at the Boiler House
- Drink tokens for the Boiler House
- Drink deals in Juju's Bar & Stage @ Old Truman Brewery (2-5 Nov)
2 x Corona £6 // 2 x small glass of house wine £6 // 2 x spirit and mixer £6

If you are interested in joining Team Robots, and are available for a minimum of 3 x 6 hour shifts, please get in touch using the form below.

Shifts available:
Weds 1st Nov (press night) 16:00 - 22:00
Thurs 2nd, Fri 3rd, Sat 4th, Sun 5th Nov 08:30 - 14:30 OR 12:00 - 18:00
Please list all dates/times you are available and we will allocate accordingly

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