Boiler Room to Launch the First Virtual Reality Music Venue
The future is here, folks! Boiler Room - the popular music platform that hosts intimate artist performances is making the first stride towards a new Virtual Reality approved venue. Anna Cafolla from Dazed shares the details.This article originally appeared on Dazed
Boiler Room is launching the world’s first virtual reality venue, designed and built to film their shows as a VR experience.
Having spent early days bringing live broadcasts from warehouses to viewers via Logitech webcams, to screening events from the underground of bouncing cities the world over, the electronic music live streaming channel are now partnering with Inception to launch the VR platform. Inception, a creator of VR entertainment, will help produce the made-for-VR venue to bring the party to its most immersive level. So if you missed out on getting into that banging Jackmaster Boiler Room, or want to experience a BR showcase in Japan in real time, fear not.
As stated in a press release, Boiler Room said: “Most of Boiler Room's audience is made up of global online users who tune in to watch music events they can’t attend in person. We’ve always been driven by using technology to showcase the music we care about in the most authentic way we can.”