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We’re a non-profit innovation lab for the music industry

At Thunderboom Records, we are committed to empowering music artists, professionals and organizations in the rapidly-changing music industry.

We do this through collaborative projects in which we create, test and share responsible technology, such as artificial intelligence, mixed reality and virtual avatar applications.

Tech for Good

Our mission is to strengthen resilience, increase equal opportunities and enrich creative expression by promoting technology that is;




Our work takes on many forms: from developing open-source AI tools to organizing interactive workshops, and from producing immersive live show cases to sharing good practices.

Core team

​Thunderboom Records is founded by Joost de Boo and Max Tiel in 2020. Together with a wide variety of external partners, they work on the execution of the various projects. 

Joost de Boo
Co-founder, Executive Director

Max Tiel
Co-founder, Executive Director


Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision
Reblika – The Character Company
Arran Lyon
Effenaar Lab
Amsterdamse Bostheater
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
King’s College London
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Conservatorium Haarlem
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Femke Blok
Femke Vandenberg
Frank Kimenai

Amsterdam Dance Event
Sónar Barcelona
Future Music Forum
ESNS Groningen
Free Music Archive
BBC Sound Effects
Baltic Audiovisual Archival
Waag Society
No Man’s Land
Music Matters
Creative Industries Fund NL 
Mondriaan Fund 
Cultuurloket DigitALL

Advisory board

Hessel van Oorschot
Tribe of Noise

Rick Heffernan
Utopia Music

Lance Phillips

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