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Interview/Review- Tribeca 2021: “Welcome to Respite” Powerfully Showcases VR’s Aptitude as a Storytelling Medium

By: Katrina Lat –  Welcome to Respite, which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival, is an immersive VR experience. The production puts the audience in the shoes of Alex, a child with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Originally a live action performance by CoAct Productions, the presentation was adapted into VR with The Ferryman Collective. Deirdre … Continue reading

Tribeca Festival Announces 2021 Immersive Lineup

By: Katrina Lat – After the cancellation of its 2020 event, the annual Tribeca Film Festival will be back on the streets (and theatres) of New York City from June 9 – 20. To complement its in-person offering, the festival has announced Tribeca at Home, an online portal featuring screenings of festival selections. While the … Continue reading

Cypress Hill to Perform 360° Livestream Concert

By: Staff – Hip hop royalty Cypress Hill will perform live to fans around the world this Friday evening on MelodyVR.  Cypress Hill’s “Live from LA” show will be free to view via the MelodyVR app on smartphones and VR headsets. Through MelodyVR’s world-class camera and production technology, viewers will be transported to the state-of-the-art … Continue reading

Microsoft Lets You Step Inside Muse’s Latest Album “Simulation Theory”

By: Staff – Last month, Muse kicked off their Simulation Theory world tour in Houston, Texas, giving fans a first look at their much-anticipated partnership with Microsoft. For the holders of “Enhanced Experience” tickets at each tour stop, a pre-party includes a revolutionary approach to audience inclusion that brings fans into the album’s imagined world through a series … Continue reading

Review: Grandtheft premieres new virtual reality video for “Summer in the Winter” in Toronto

By: Elaisha Green (@elaishajade) – Last week it turned out that virtual reality wasn’t just for video games, as Toronto DJ Grandtheft premiered the music video for his track, “Summer in the Winter” at a swanky downtown Toronto venue. Music industry guests filed into the top floor of the venue in anticipation of the unique VR release. … Continue reading

Run The Jewels release new virtual reality video for “Crown”

By: Staff – Hip-hop duo Run The Jewels have released a new virtual reality video for their song “Crown”, which is available via The New York Times’ NYT VR app (for both iOS and Android users). A track from Run The Jewels’ groundbreaking sophomore album Run the Jewels 2, the “Crown” video is viewable on smartphone or any type of VR headset. In the latter environment … Continue reading

Hardwell to become first EDM artist to livestream performance in VR and 360 video

By: Staff – Hardwell announced today that fans around the world will be able to experience his Miami Music Week performance at Nikki Beach on March 16 live in VR and 360 video via Littlstar. Hardwell’s performance will be the first EDM event to be streamed live in VR and 360 video, and the first-ever live stream event available on all VR headsets, iOS, Android, Apple TV … Continue reading

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