Spring is in our sights, SXSW is around the corner, and it feels like things are getting back to normal more and more each day. This is truly a time of re-awakening. And like that first brave sprout that breaks through soil in search of sunlight after a long winter, we’re back at it with another illuminating list of the best shit to read on the Internet. So now you know…
i’m city till i die
When it comes to football, there’s few teams with as diehard a fanbase as Manchester City. Now, that audience will soon assemble and drown out referee whistles live in the Metaverse as City announced a partnership with Sony to recreate their iconic Etihad Stadium. Get your tickets quick.
Manchester City to Build Etihad Stadium in the Metaverse
started on myspace now we’re here
Long gone are the days of Cudi dropping heaters on Myspace. Now his sights are set on AR. The Day n Nite emcee and former ArcRunner performer just co-founded and raised $9 million for his new app Encore, an interactive live performance platform. We can’t wait to see what Cudi’s got in store for us.
Kid Cudi’s Interactive Live Music App Encore Raises $9M in Funding, Announces Public Launch
suggesting possibilities for infinite complexity along single paths of circulation.
With all the talk of metaverses and staggeringly complex technological advancements, it feels grounding to remember that one artists, using only a pen and a single line, can create seemingly infinitely complex and innately beautiful works. You need to spend a moment with Wacław Szpakowski, “a trained architect who dedicated an inordinate amount of his own free time to hand-drawing elaborate mazes and patterns using only a single line.”
Journey of a Single Line
not-so-shameless self promotion
Although it’s in the rear view, we’re still feeling the post-show glisten in the office following the Foo Fighters loud and visually stunning Super Bowl After Party throwdown in Horizon Venues. Check out some behind the scenes shots and info from one of the most exciting shoots we’ve been a part of in a minute.
Behind-the-Scenes of the Foo Fighters’ Big Game Concert with Supersphere
The Doggfather has staked his claim and announced his purchase of the Death Row Records brand from MNRK. A few Death Row classics will be omitted from the deal, but we’re sure all fans are happy to see The Death Row name and most of its catalog in Snoop’s hands after he closed one of the most exciting new publishing buyouts we’ve seen over the past year.
Snoop Dogg Acquires Death Row Records
who will be the scorcese of vr?
Pop on that headset and tune into ‘the best film for the metaverse.’ Director Joe Hunting’s new documentary We Met in Virtual Reality brings the idea of VR film to life in a completely unique way. In addition to being exclusively shot in VRChat, the film is downright awesome. Don’t act like we didn’t tell you.
We Met In Virtual Reality is the Best Film from the Metaverse
Click this. Just sit there for a moment. Now click around some more, select some options, see what happens. Play around for a while. You do remember how to play, don’t you?