If you haven’t heard already K-Pop fans have taken to the internet after it was announced that Big Bang’s Taeyang will be headlining The Music Experiment 2.0 in San Francisco. Tickets are free but the catch is you must win them by wowing MTV Iggy! The clock is ticking as the daily challenges will conclude on this Friday, October 4th! For more info on The Music Experiment 2.0 check out the official press release below.
MTV Iggy and Intel Present
‘The Music Experiment 2.0’
Taeyang of Big Bang to Headline in San Francisco
on Tuesday, November 26th at Secret Location.
Fans to Compete in Daily Challenges at musicexperiment.com
to Win Tickets, VIP Passes & Backstage Access to the Show of a Lifetime.
MTV Iggy and Intel announce that K-pop sensation Taeyang will headline The Music Experiment 2.0 in San Francisco at a secret location on November 26th. This show, like previous ones in the series featuring Empire of the Sun (stream) and Disclosure (stream), will be broadcast live across the globe at the ME 2.0 website or via the Music Experiment Windows 8 App and will also air at a later date on the Palladia music channel. Fans from around the globe can join the live show remotely as part of the Virtual Audience via their webcam and will be projected onto a giant screen at the venue.
The Music Experiment 2.0 is a themed, social-media powered music series that connects passionate fans with their favorite emerging artists. Tickets are awarded to fans that visit the online hub (http://www.musicexperiment.com) and engage the most with the series on Facebook, Instagram, Vine, and Twitter. Social submissions deemed the most creative will be awarded prizes including VIP tickets to the show, a personal meet and greet with the artist and a starring role in their own MTV Iggy-produced music video. Social media challenges end Friday, October 4th.
One of the foremost examples of the K-pop global phenomenon, Taeyang’s debut solo release Solar occupied the #1 and #2 spots on the Canadian and US iTunes R&B/Soul album chart respectively, a first for an Asian artist. His solo career took off having already conquered the world as a member of Asia’s first super group, Big Bang. They have worked with Diplo, Boys Noize, and Flo-Rida and embarked on a 12-country/24-city Live Nation tour that was witnessed by over 800,000 fans throughout the world. The New York Times included their show in the reputable “Best Concerts of 2012” list.
The Windows app will allow homes users to direct the show themselves from multiple camera angles – zoom in for a close up on their favorite band member, cut back for a wide shot, and save their own edit to share with their friends. The entire experience is in full HD video and can be wirelessly sent to the users TV using Intel’s new WiDi technology while being controlled from their lap.