…now you know, the October 2021 Edition

Cover image, October 2021

Has Fall finally fallen upon us? It rained in Los Angeles – that was weird. Halloween is around the corner, which is always delightfully weird. And while it should be strange to see Christmas decorations for sale in stores in October, sadly that’s now totally not weird.

If the dropping temperatures and rising holiday are starting to get you a little stressed, we’re here some of the internet’s best offerings from the past four weeks to help take your mind to more expansive places.

chan chan

If you do not know the feeling of sipping a fresh, cold daiquiri while wandering the streets of Old Havana, Buena Vista Social Club made the next best thing with their legendary self-titled debut album that just turned 25 this month. One spin of ‘Dos Gardenias’, and this classic Cuban musical troupe will transport you straight to the shores of Cuba.
25 Years After Its Release, Examining the Legacy of ‘Buena Vista Social Club’

bringing boards to montana

The Montana skate scene has a fresh new influential face in Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, who has been quietly contributing to his home state’s infrastructure, recently completing the build of his 27th new skatepark in seven years. Avant recently sat down with NY Times about his four wheel passion and what he’s been up to in the Big Sky state since the pandemic has taken PJ off the road.
A Rock Star’s Next Act: Making Montana a Skateboarding Oasis

captain kirk and the trip he deserves

In some of the more heartwarming news this month, Mr. Shatner is going to space. The-90-year-old Captain Kirk will be boarding Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin’s next flight. It’s hard to think of someone who deserves the window seat view from space more than William Shatner.
William Shatner, 90, is Headed to Space

all the lonely people

Ever wonder what Sir Paul was thinking where all the lonely people belong? Now you can from the horse’s mouth itself. Sir Paul McCartney took his typewriter to pen the story of the groundbreaking composition for the New Yorker last week.
Paul McCartney on Writing ‘Eleanor Rigby’

roblox listening parties have arrived

Last month, we let you know that Roblox was up to something with their virtual concert experiences. To follow up, this month they dropped Roblox Listening Parties, the latest way to drop an album in the metaverse. The future is here.
Roblox Launches Roblox Listening Parties – A New Way to Release Music

a call for rock ‘n roll patronage

for those of us at a certain age, there is a choice before us. bury ourselves in nostalgia and complain about what is, or get out there, pay it forward, and buy a t-shirt from that new band that could have been us 30 years ago so maybe they don’t have to have to all sleep in their tour van tonight.
Dear Gen Xer At The Rock Club

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…now you know, the November 2021 Edition

…now you know, the November 2021 Edition

Angels & Airwaves Extends “Lifeforms” Tour One Final Night for Rare Blockchain Streaming Concert on 11/9

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…now you know, the October 2021 Edition

…now you know, the October 2021 Edition

XR Developer Miguel Hernandez Joins Supersphere

XR Developer Miguel Hernandez Joins Supersphere

…now you know, the September 2021 Edition

…now you know, the September 2021 Edition

Billie Eilish Makes Her Return to VR, Performing Live from Governor’s Ball

Billie Eilish Makes Her Return to VR, Performing Live from Governor’s Ball

…now you know, the August 2021 Edition

…now you know, the August 2021 Edition

…now you know, the July 2021 Edition

…now you know, the July 2021 Edition

…now you know, the June 2021 Edition

…now you know, the June 2021 Edition

…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

TheHxliday to Perform Songs Off New EP “The Most Beautiful Disaster” for the First Time in Immersive Broadcast on May 14

TheHxliday to Perform Songs Off New EP “The Most Beautiful Disaster” for the First Time in Immersive Broadcast on May 14

…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