Planet Boelex Spins the Virtual Wheels of Steel

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h0l/simon writes: “So since I know some of the Wired Magazine folks,
and they were looking for good Creative Commons-licensed music to play
at the opening of their ‘virtual campus’ in the online world Second
Life, I recommended Planet Boelex, and he’s done a set that will be
streamed in-world during their opening event tomorrow, Oct. 20th

“http://secondlife.com/events/event.php?id=319567&date=1161471600

Not really sure what time that will be – we think maybe about 4pm PST
on Saturday

I had read the thread [I probably check the mono211 board the most out of anyone due to rabid fanboyism] the day it was posted, but it didn’t really sink in that it was a MMO thing until just now, when Planet Boelex posted this image:

I have no idea what Second Life is like, or if they’ve done this before, but hey, it’s news to me! This was a pre-recorded DJ set, but who can say for sure how long it will take before a band performs live via 3D CG avatars in a MMO setting?

Planet Boelex is an accomplished net-artist who has released on Monotonik multiple times. You can find Planet Boelex’s works on archive.org

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Ramaniscence is the remixing moniker of Doug Arley. Doug has been an active member in the OverClocked ReMix community since early 2002, and has made numerous contributions since. In May of 2005 he launched ThaSauce, video game remix news site.