TransChordian

Transmedia + Music

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

September 13, 2011
by Laura Sterritt
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Transmedia vs Repurposing

When considering a transmedia extension for musicians, it is important to understand the difference between extension and repurposing. Of all the artistic expressions, music is the easiest to toss onto another platform without much thought or intent, often as the … 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

June 5, 2011
by Laura Sterritt
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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