Adele McAlear

251 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Following | @AdeleMcAlear | Digital & social marketing. Strategic content & engagement. Building movements online since '99. I use my powers for good. Trudeau team alumna. Music lover. VR.

7 Ways Streaming Music Will Change in 2017, After Another Crazy Year

The music industry continued to adapt to the digital world in 2016. And there’s much more chaos and innovation to come.<p>Last year was another eventful one in the history of music. And that was no surprise.<p>In 2016, the music industry saw its first signs of true growth since the internet started …

Pitchfork and Inception Launch Virtual Reality Music Channel

Pitchfork is proud to announce a new partnership with Inception, a leading provider of 360 and VR entertainment media. With the Pitchfork Channel on Inception’s VR app, music fans will be able to explore interactive dimensions to the music they love, with new VR music video experiences from …

Sony Music Inks Deal With Virtual Reality App MelodyVR

Sony Music is the latest label group to enter into a licensing agreement with virtual reality startup MelodyVR. Under the terms of the deal, …

Facebook Spaces

VR is better with friends<p>Be yourself in VR<p>Use your Facebook photos to build and customize your appearance.<p>Express yourself<p>Go live from VR and your …

MelodyVR agrees licensing deal with Universal Music

VR music startup MelodyVR has agreed its second licensing deal with a major label: Universal Music Group. The agreement follows its deal with Warner …

Universal Music Pacts With MelodyVR in Virtual Reality Deal

Universal Music Group has entered a multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal with virtual reality startup MelodyVR. Under the terms of the agreement, …

Virtual Reality

David Byrne Seeks to Challenge Human Bias with New Virtual Reality Exhibit

We tend to love David Byrne best when he's making music, but the former Talking Heads frontman has a wide variety of interests — which have recently …

How The VR Concert Industry Is Boldly Jockeying For A Slice Of A Projected $660M Pie

Shock waves recently jolted the tech industry after reports hit earlier this month that Facebook was shutting down 200 of its 500 Oculus Rift Virtual Reality (VR) pop-up stores in certain retail locations around the country. This drastic action was rumored to be taken due, in large part, to …

Virtual Reality

Live Nation teams with Hulu for VR series

The demand for virtual reality in the live business looks set to continue rising throughout 2017 as Live Nation partners with US-based streaming TV …

Virtual Reality

Hulu Adds Live Nation Music Show to Its Virtual Reality App

Shutterstock photo<p>Hulu is expanding its lineup of virtual reality ( VR ) content with a show from Live Nation . "On Stage," which will debut with a …

Warner Music Group readies ‘hundreds of virtual reality experiences’

Warner Music Group has penned a deal with MelodyVR that will see it create virtual reality experiences with the artists on its roster.<p>The tie-up will …

Virtual Reality

MelodyVR and Warner Music Sign Pioneering Virtual Reality Deal - Warner Music Group Official Blog

News<p>December 22, 2016<p>MelodyVR and Warner Music Sign Pioneering Virtual Reality Deal<p><b>MelodyVR and Warner Music’s partnership signals a major commitment</b> …

Virtual Reality

Digital Domain to Livestream 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in 360° Virtual Reality

PLAYA VISTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Domain, one of the largest and most innovative providers of immersive experiences, will livestream the …

Virtual Reality

Elle King Stuns With 'Up Close and Personal' Performance, Virtual Reality Video at Samsung 837

"Well, this is up close and personal," Elle King said in a surprised tone as her large eyes glanced around the space. The comment served as both an …

How Virtual Reality Is Redefining Live Music

In 2012, thousands watched as the hologram of a shirtless Tupac performed "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted" live alongside Snoop Dogg at Coachella. To the dismay of many, this wasn’t the game-changing musical experience we thought it could be, and similar holograms of Eazy-E and Michael Jackson only …

Virtual Reality

Six Near-term Trends Influencing The Business of Marketing

If you’ve come here looking for the latest thinking on virtual reality, drones and autonomous driving—you’ve come to the wrong place. Marketers are …

Major media brands embrace virtual reality as a new journalism platform

Historically, legacy media organizations have been slow on adopting new digital technologies like social media, blog or mobile. But this time we’re …

Virtual Reality

Harmonix Music VR Review - PlayStation Universe

Harmonix Music VR is as simple as its title–literally, music in VR. On its face, that idea is intriguing. We know that listening experiences can be …

Virtual Reality

Boiler Room creates 'world first' virtual reality music venue

<b>Boiler Room, the online music broadcasting platform, has announced plans for a virtual reality music venue which promises to take fans to "raves halfway across the world".</b><p>The site, which streams events from hundreds of cities around the globe, is working with Inception to build a VR space.<p>It will …

Augmented Reality

Citi, Live Nation, NextVR Launching Virtual Reality Concert Series

The future is now as the ability to virtually chill with anyone, anywhere is becoming a reality and, inevitably, a marketing opportunity.<p>Citi, Live …

Virtual Reality is Turning Heads in the Music Industry

In the past, when we were spinning CDs and keeping our cassettes from warping, we never would've imagined such a thing as a virtual reality. However, …

Virtual Reality

MTV introduces its Facebook Messenger bot ahead of EMAs

Ahead of one of the world’s biggest night in music, MTV has unveiled its digital and social 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) integrations, to …

Degree Virtual Reality Live Stream.

On Oct 27th, Avenged Sevenfold will be holding a must see event live streamed to their fans across the world. In partnership with <b>UMG</b> and <b>VRLIVE</b>, …

Watch: Bjork's new Virtual Reality video 'Family' looks absolutely bonkers

<b>Bjork has never been an artist to play it safe or do anything by-the-numbers - but her newest venture is one of her more impressive yet.</b><p>As part of …

Virtual Reality

Ch-ch-ch-changes: The cases for and against the rise of the VR gig

"There's definitely something about virtual reality that is very exciting on a creative expression level," says Ben Lovett, pianist and keyboard …

Oculus Converges Music and Virtual Reality

Oculus has recently showcased some of their latest technology at <b>Oculus Connect</b> this past October 5-7 at the San Jose Mcnery Convention Center.<p>Virtual …

Virtual Reality

Universal Music launches VRTGO virtual reality app

Universal Music Group has launched a dedicated virtual reality app called VRTGO, working with startup VRLive on the Android and iOS release.<p>It’s …

Virtual Reality

She's been sexually assaulted 3 times--once in virtual reality

Jordan Belamire has been sexually assaulted three times. Twice in real life, and once in virtual reality.<p>Belamire who goes by a pseudonym to protect her privacy, was playing a game called QuiVr on her brother-in-law's HTC Vive VR system. She was shooting zombies with strangers in QuiVr's …

Virtual Reality

SoundStage is an amazing VR music studio for the HTC Vive

HTC Vive

My first virtual reality groping

Last week I was groped in virtual reality. Did you know that could happen? I didn't, but now I'm all the wiser.<p>While visiting my brother-in-law last …