When Jamel Mims teaches young, lower-income minority students in New York, he doesn’t deploy traditional materials like a blackboard, a whiteboard or PowerPoint. He uses a microphone—turned up loud for politicised raps—and mobile phones with augmented-reality apps.
The artists are part of the global Algorave movement, which lets people perform music through live programming. I highly recommend watching this TEDx talk by Sam Aaron, inventor of Sonic Pi, a programming language for creating music (that’s great to learn more about music, programming, AND mathematics).
So where is all of the revolutionary VR music content? Why is it taking so long to arrive? Oculus’ former music strategist Chris McGarry explains. Straight outta Google’s web cache, because for some reason Billboard has taken this article down.
Karol Severin: “One of the most striking things at GamesCom was seeing the enormous cultural attachment and consumer passion gaming has garnered among the masses, similar to what we’ve seen within sports and music.”