Tag: vr

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Post Malone to kick off Meta’s ‘Horizon Block Party’ VR series

Fresh from merging its Horizon Venues VR events app into its Horizon Worlds service, Meta is kicking off a new series of VR performances.
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Bastille launch a ‘Give Me The Future’ virtual reality app

Bastille are trying virtual reality technology on for size, via a partnership between the band, label EMI Records, creative agency WPP and Epic Games.
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ABBA Voyage has sold 380k tickets so far for its London run

ABBA's 'Voyage' live concert opens in London this week, with its pioneering avatar-based show.
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Avatars startup Genies joins unicorns with $150m funding

Genies is very engaged with the music industry, having signed partnerships with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group in 2021.
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Apple posts record revenues and grows to 785m paid subscribers

Apple made a LOT of money in the final quarter of 2021: $123.9bn, which was a record holiday quarter for the tech giant.
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Sound to emerge from stealth mode with web3 artist tools

We've picked up on some buzz around a mysterious new startup called Sound in recent days. Its website is currently just a splash page with a countdown...
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VR music game Beat Saber gets a 10-song Billie Eilish pack

Beat Saber has been one of the bigger hits in the virtual reality games industry, selling 4m copies across various headsets by February this year.
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deadmau5 is developing a virtual world on gaming platform Core

Called Oberhasli, it features “a constantly evolving online world with music, games, and other interactive content" curated by deadmau5
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Anghami launches online/offline music creation space

Anghami seemingly has the wind in its sails and is ticking off a few of similar boxes to other large, successful modern media companies: it’s about to list on the NASDAQ stock market in New York via a SPAC – and...
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Roc Nation buys tokens from Sensorium ahead of VR world launch

Startup Sensorium Corporation is preparing to launch its Sensorium Galaxy virtual world – or rather a series of virtual worlds, including some with music as their focus. It’s also persuading music companies to get involved...
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VR game Beat Saber launches Interscope-themed mixtape pack

We’ve been writing about the music-licensing (and, indeed, music-selling) efforts of Facebook-owned VR music game Beat Saber for some time. By February this year the game had sold more than 4m copies, and 40m songs...
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Music startups TribeXR and FitXR use Oculus’s new subscriptions

Facebook’s VR subsidiary Oculus is introducing subscriptions to its Oculus Store, enabling developers to charge recurring fees for their apps and games. It follows the traditional app stores model: “For some, you’ll...