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Re: [microsound] performing in "second life"?

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 09:09:08PM -0500, Graham Miller wrote:
> the whole concept is sooo futuristic... i love it!
> On 22-Nov-08, at 12:02 PM, John Hudak wrote:
>> hello folks.  a query.  after having heard rolf julius play last  
>> evening at
>> roulette in nyc, i got to thinking about what the "experimental  
>> intermedia
>> foundation"  must have been like in the 60s and 70s as described in  
>> tom
>> johnson's book of writings.  my impression is that it was a place for
>> musicians to experiment with sounds in front of other musicians (as  
>> well as
>> other interested parties), and perhaps get feedback on what they were
>> doing.  there are a number of spaces in nyc that this may informally 
>> occur
>> at, roulette being one of them; but what would it be like if something 
>> like
>> this were to be started in "second life."  while i know almost next to
>> nothing about "second life," i was wondering if there are perhaps some
>> people on the microsound list that have had any experience with this 
>> kind of
>> thing, and if people know of some spaces that already exist there that 
>> might
>> be interested in microsound-ish sounds.  also, if anyone can recommend 
>> a
>> place to start into "second life," that would also be nice.

I have heard rumours, which I haven't been able to confirm, of musicians actually making a decent amount of money playing gigs in "Second Life".


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