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  • Writer's pictureEugenie Mae

The future of concerts is here, and Gorillaz is leading the way

Stunning visual effects and interactive elements came to life for audiences at Times Square and Piccadilly Circus.

Gorillaz, the virtual band, made history with their recent augmented reality (AR) concert in both New York City and London. Hundreds of fans gathered to watch the animated band take over Times Square and Piccadilly Circus as the AR technology brought the characters to life on giant screens.

The AR concert was the first of its kind, as Gorillaz used the technology to create an immersive and interactive experience for their fans. Attendees could download the AR app, watch the virtual band perform on their phones, and see them come to life on the giant screens.

The band recently released their new single "Skinny Ape" and to celebrate, they put together a live musical performance unlike any other.

At the Gorillaz concert, attendees are transported into a new world as the stage comes to life with stunning visual effects and interactive elements. Using Google's augmented reality technology, the band can bring their unique and imaginative universe to life in a way that has never been seen before.

The AR concerts were a testament to Gorillaz's innovative and boundary-pushing approach to music. The band has always been known for its unique blend of genres and ability to push the boundaries of what is possible in the music industry. And these AR concerts have once again proven that they are at the forefront of technology and creativity.

But the AR concerts were not just about the technology. The music was at the heart of it, and Gorillaz did not disappoint. With a diverse blend of genres and a unique style that defies categorisation, the band always delivers a one-of-a-kind performance that leaves their fans wanting more.

Gorillaz is a virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett. The band is known for its unique blend of genres, including pop, rock, hip-hop, and electronic music elements. Gorillaz has released six studio albums and has sold over 20 million records worldwide.

The possibilities of AR technology are endless, and Gorillaz is just scratching the surface. Imagine watching your favourite band perform on top of a virtual mountain or having virtual instruments appear in your hands as you play along with the music or a interactive virtual meet-up. The use of AR technology in the music industry allows artists to create more engaging and interactive experiences for their fans and helps to differentiate their content in a crowded market. The future of concerts is here, and Gorillaz is leading the way.

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