The Music video is a once trailblazing form of entertainment, borne in the 80s thanks primarily to the advent of ‘youth’ focussed television and of course MTV. Although the majority are merely literal, visual, commercially driven accompaniments to the music, there are countless examples which have pushed boundaries, stirred controversy and challenged audiences.
David Rosen, the award-winning composer behind a new clearly has his eye on those exceptions as he celebrates the launch of this VR Music ‘Video’, a mish-mash of anachronistic terms perhaps. Nevertheless, that’s the best way to describe ‘An Unseen Sky‘, the title given to this VR project, inspired by Rosen’s new album by the same name.
The ‘Video’ has the viewer soaring around a beautiful if bleak and empty landscape surrounded by atmospheric storms and striking vistas, of course accompanied by Rosen’s titular track.
Elemental Spark, is the developer behind the new VR experience built for the Oculus Rift, and plans to port the project to other VR platform such as Google Cardboard soon. The developer is also behind the VR sci-fi adventure Invasion 2012 which is available for download now.
Rosen’s Album meanwhile is out to buy on April 7th, you can find out more here. The VR Music Video itself, is up on Oculus Share to download and try now.