Rolling Stone: Albums – The Next Generation

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Found on Jason Treuen’s blog: “With album sales falling through the floor, artists are turning to new technology to generate attention and revenue in the internet age. In the process, they’re redefining the concept of the album as we know it.

Leading the way is Bjork’s new multimedia music project, Biophilia. Billed as the world’s first ‘app album’, the Icelandic pop pioneer’s seventh record is an elaborate app suite for iPad/iPhone, with each song delivered as an app, which lets you play, read about and interact with the music via a unique touchscreen interface.

“It’s been a thrilling, gorgeous project,” says executive producer and award-winning interactive artist, Scott Snibbe. “We wanted to raise interactivity to a higher aesthetic level to something that’s… read on.”

TFA Team

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