…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

now you know the May 2021 edition title card

Summer’s almost here and you know what that means; time to double down on ignoring your neighbors disapproving stares while you keep those holiday decorations up.

A rapidly approaching summer almost means May has come to a close and it’s time for yet another edition of …now you know, our new series recapping the stories from the past month that you might have missed but blew up our internal Discord channel. It’s mind-blowing material from the world of immersive media, art and culture, and beyond, all packaged up into five tidy stories.

tim’s cooking up something big

Apple holds its secrets tighter than most governments – literally – but it’s increasingly looking like this year’s WWDC will be way bigger than a VR headset. Think “an entire universe of immersive media products and functionality” type big.
The New 3D Apple Arriving at WWDC

music’s immersive wave continues

“The industry has focused on songs and albums for a long time, and that was because of the tech that existed… but the tech and the way in which people think about and engage with music is changing,”
More Celebrity Virtual Concerts: Wave and Warner Enter Strategic Partnership

hall of who’s not in

A warm welcome to everyone who made it, but – no Rage Against the Machine? New York Dolls? Fela Kuti? Kate Bush? These inductions are mostly an opportunity to debate who’s not in…
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class 2021: Foo Fighters, JAY-Z, Tina Turner & Go Go’s

mental art

Imagine writing, and you’re writing. This is a beautiful marriage between man and machine, technology and art, imagination and expertise.
Stanford researchers help paralyzed man write using just his imagination – plus microchips in his brain

a violent ballet through the city

”Skateboarding really can’t be contained. The people who are passionate about it are going to continue doing it.”
The Hill Bombing Skateboarders of San Francisco

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…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

…now you know, the April 2021 Edition

…now you know, the April 2021 Edition

…now you know, the March 2021 Edition

…now you know, the March 2021 Edition

protocol: VR Wants to Save the Live Music Business, One Avatar at a Time

protocol: VR Wants to Save the Live Music Business, One Avatar at a Time

All-Female Japanese Punk Band Otoboke Beaver to Play VR Show

All-Female Japanese Punk Band Otoboke Beaver to Play VR Show

Kid Cudi to Perform Single From “Man on the Moon III” for the First Time in Venues

Kid Cudi to Perform Single From “Man on the Moon III” for the First Time in Venues

Chance the Rapper to Premiere “Chi-Town Christmas” Concert in Venues

Chance the Rapper to Premiere “Chi-Town Christmas” Concert in Venues

Supersphere Launches “Three Cities” VR Concert Series With Shows from New Orleans, Nashville, & Austin

Supersphere Launches “Three Cities” VR Concert Series With Shows from New Orleans, Nashville, & Austin

Major Lazer Revives World Tour Through New Venues Performance

Major Lazer Revives World Tour Through New Venues Performance

Billboard: Inside Supersphere’s Plan to Bring VR Concerts Into the Mainstream

Billboard: Inside Supersphere’s Plan to Bring VR Concerts Into the Mainstream

60 in 6: Major Lazer Goes Virtual

60 in 6: Major Lazer Goes Virtual

Steve Aoki to Showcase ArcRunner VR Platform in Groundbreaking Venues Performance

Steve Aoki to Showcase ArcRunner VR Platform in Groundbreaking Venues Performance

Forbes: The Platform Is The Star Of Steve Aoki’s New VR Concert

Forbes: The Platform Is The Star Of Steve Aoki’s New VR Concert

Supersphere Unveils ArcRunner: A Bridge Between In-Person and Virtual Live Performances

Supersphere Unveils ArcRunner: A Bridge Between In-Person and Virtual Live Performances

Supersphere to Broadcast Lewis Capaldi in VR on Oculus Venues

Supersphere to Broadcast Lewis Capaldi in VR on Oculus Venues

Wiz Khalifa Invites Fans Into His Home to Hear New Music Live

Wiz Khalifa Invites Fans Into His Home to Hear New Music Live

Supersphere to Present “Offset & Friends” VR Concert, Live In Oculus Venues

Supersphere to Present “Offset & Friends” VR Concert, Live In Oculus Venues