Posts Categorized: Music

Periscope Now Saves Broadcasts — And Streams From Your Drone

June 2, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

If you want to know what’s really cool right now, go to a concert. Any concert. Once you get there, don’t look at the musicians. Watch the smartphone screens everyone throws up in the air as soon as the headliner appears. Look at the apps they run. Some people boot up the camera. Others choose Instagram or Snapchat. But… Read more »

YouTube now offering support for 360-degree live streams and spatial audio

April 18, 2016   |   filed under Music, Participation, Technology, Video

YouTube will today begin supporting 360-degree live streaming on its service, confirming reports from earlier this year stating that such a feature was in development. One of the first videos to take advantage of this more immersive format will be this year’s live stream from music event Coachella, where select performances from the festival will now be live… Read more »

Rapchat Makes Me The Rapper I Always Knew I Was

April 7, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Music, Social Media, Technology, Video

  Rapchat, an app that allows the user to pick a beat, rap, and easily share, is taking over.  Once the rap is created,  others may comment, and  “like”, which has the potential to send the Rapchat artist to trend on the charts.  The raps can be shared internally on Rapchat, or on other social platforms including… Read more »

The future of Interactive Music is Here, Courtesy of Jeff Buckley

March 29, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Community, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

Jeff Buckley’s new video allows the listener to change up the animation on the fly.  As exciting as that is, there is more.  About 15 seconds into Buckley’s new music video, it is possible for the viewer to create a remix as the video plays.  Additionally, the viewer can strip the song down to Buckley’s… Read more »

Cinemacraft Raises $3.9M For Its Interactive Video Embed Technology

March 17, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Community, Conversation, Culture, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

Cinemacraft, a Tokyo-based start up that just closed a $3.9 million deal, is granting publishers and content creators an alternative to the standard video embed.  The $3.9 million will allow the company focus in product development and international markets.  Cinemacraft created the “videogram”, which allows the user to view a selection of moments from a… Read more »

Good News For Bands! Youtube Acquires BandPage

February 17, 2016   |   filed under Apps, Culture, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Uncategorized

Bold decisions are tough to take but they eventually pay off. Uncoupling from Facebook may have seemed like a setback for BandPage at the time, but look what it lead to…BandPage got Youtube and that means more revenue for bands! BandPage writes that, “BandPage is dedicated to helping musicians build their careers by growing their… Read more »

Star Wars IX Will Be Shot On Film

January 29, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Art, Audio, Best Practices, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Camera Drone, Collaboration, Community, Competition, Cross-Platform, Crowdsourcing, Culture, Digital Youth Network, Disruption, Docucomedy, Documentary, Equipment, Fashion, Festivals, Filmmaking, Follow-up, Game, Installation, Interaction, Large Scale Art Installations, Movie, Music, New Media, Participation, Photography, Press Release, Products, Remix Culture, Reviews, Short Film, Space, Sundance, Technology, Uncategorized, Video, Virtual Reality

Star Wars IX will be shot on film because using digital would be anachronistic. Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars: Episode IX, say he wants to shoot the 2019 movie using real film not digital cameras. And why? Because using digital would be anachronistic. “I could never shoot Star Wars on anything but [film] because it’s… Read more »

The First Ever Electronic Music Awards Is Coming To FOX In April

January 28, 2016   |   filed under Advertising, Android, Anticipatory Computing, Apps, Audio, Best Practices, Black Friday, Books, Branding, Broadcast, Community, Conversation, Interaction, Music, Participation, Social Media, Technology, Video

When it comes to being recognized by the Grammys, the two most neglected genres have been hip hop and electronic music. But while hip hop has had a number of its own award shows over the years including the BET Hip Hop Awards, electronic music hasn’t had its own major gala to shine the light… Read more »