TransChordian

Transmedia + Music

December 6, 2012
by Laura Sterritt
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Skrillex Quest: a Browser Game Homage to Zelda, 8-Bit, and Skrillex

From indie rock to hip hop to electronic music, browser-based games are becoming increasingly common extensions for musicians. The element of interactivity, inherently missing in traditionally distributed music, is a major benefit. These games offer the ability to build an … Continue reading

August 8, 2012
by Laura Sterritt
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Passion Pit’s “Gossamer” App

Music apps continue to be at the forefront of innovation for musicians. Björk’s Biophilia app album and The Polyphonic Spree’s Bullseye app were both beautiful and immersive, allowing for expression on the musician’s end and engagement for the fan. Biophilia … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
by Laura Sterritt
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Björk’s Biophilia App: Cosmogony and Crystalline

Björk announced an ambitious project called Biophilia this past May, which included an iOS app album. This would be the first of its kind. While artists have begun dabbling in iPhone/iPad apps, the idea of a mother application that would … Continue reading

July 19, 2011
by Laura Sterritt
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The Polyphonic Spree’s “Bullseye” App

It has been over four years since The Polyphonic Spree released an album, but they have come back with style. Last week, the band debuted the first single off their upcoming record in the form of an interactive music video … Continue reading