Transmedia + Music

June 29, 2011
by Laura Sterritt

Adult Swim and Music Partnership

Adult Swim, the popular night-time TV programming block, is well known for its innovative and unorthodox content. But the network has also been ground-breaking with its long historical partnership with musicians and record labels. How has this relationship benefited both … Continue reading

June 21, 2011
by Laura Sterritt

Block on iPhone Concert Recording and Its Effect on Fanbases

The UK newspaper The Times uncovered a patent application filed by Apple that describes disabling the iPhone camera function at concerts, blocking fans from recording their favorite musicians. If it comes to pass, this will be incredibly detrimental to the … Continue reading

June 14, 2011
by Laura Sterritt
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Fucked Up and the Shoestring Budget

As transmedia is often associated with high-profile artists (Nine Inch Nails, Lady Gaga), less well-known musicians may feel they lack the resources to create extensions. This is not true in the slightest! Such musicians can actually find advantage in their … Continue reading

June 5, 2011
by Laura Sterritt

Björk’s Biophilia App Album

Ever the innovator, Björk has announced that an “app album” will accompany a conventional music album for her upcoming Biophilia project. What is it, and why is it important? Björk is an unstoppable force. Even with seven albums under her … Continue reading