Janelle Monáe will play with a distinctive digital reality concert about the season finale of HBO’s Lovecraft Country.
The event, titled Music of the Cosmos, will indicate Monáe’s first performance in VR. It’ll air following the finale on October 20, 3am BST. It is going to likewise finish Lovecraft Country: Sanctum, a string of exclusive VR occasions intended for the Oculus Quest headset which enables fans to put in a digital universe inspired by this series.
Ahead of Monáe’s group, fans are also encouraged to some pre-show hosted by Lovecraft Country’s Michael Kenneth Williams, in which they could see artefacts in the series at a digital area termed the Reliquary.
Audio of the Cosmos will be streamed into the societal VR platform VRChat, permitting audiences to speak and socialize with one another in real time. The whole episode will be live-streamed through YouTube Live. Viewers who don’t have VR accessibility will have the ability to tune into the livestream and solve riddles to activate spells which directly affect the digital experience.
“I am so eager to associate with HBO and the Mill to pioneer the future of concert adventures at Sanctum,” Monáe explained in a declaration.
“I constantly strive for invention, and this job gives me the distinctive chance to observe Lovecraft Country, ” a series I am a enormous fan of, and also connect to fans at a entirely new way utilizing virtual reality. This really is the best platform to learn more about the effects of movement and music in a brand new dimension made to observe black artwork stories, and listeners.”
Lovecraft Nation relies upon Matt Ruff’s 2016 publication of the identical name. NME gave the show three celebrities, describing it as”visually magnificent and filled with energy… but its own multi-stranded story will have sillier the deeper we all go”.