TransChordian

Transmedia + Music

March 27, 2012
by Laura Sterritt
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The Aquabats: How a Ska Band Became a Children’s TV Show

Once a more common practice, musicians are rarely moving into television programming. A number of bands mixed music and TV in the 60’s and 70’s, but beyond Flight of the Conchords, there have not been any notable extensions recently. Luckily, … Continue reading

March 8, 2012
by Laura Sterritt
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Chairlift’s “Met Before” and Other “Choose Your Own Adventure” Music Videos

As most storytellers wish to have their primary narrative kept “pure,” transmedia extensions can allow for fan interactivity. Some media is inherently built for interactive storytelling, such as video games or online content. Others, such as music, can be difficult … Continue reading