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Tupac performs from the grave live at Coachella

Tupac performs from the grave live at Coachella

The things we can do with technology today never cease to impress. It's become normal in movies for computer-animated actors to be bought back from the dead or projected as younger versions of themselves along the lines of the younger Jeff Bridges in the new Tron film. Computer animation is a long way from projecting a deceased rap star on stage.

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Outkast to reunite for a 40-day tour in 20th anniversary fashion

Outkast to reunite for a 40-day tour in 20th anniversary fashion

Musical outings will be played from coast-to-coast this year in the first set of Outkast concerts since their appearance in Santa Ana, California, back in 2009. This tour will be taking place at a variety of locations - yet to be announced - with at least one stop in June at the New York Governors Ball. They’ll be kicking this tour off with an April appearance at Cochella - where they’ll be headlining, of course.

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Twitter Music goes from “Invite Only” to “Coming Soon”

Twitter Music goes from “Invite Only” to “Coming Soon”

It's nearly time for Twitter to launch their own music service - with today's updates letting us know that not only is this rumored project real, it's right around the corner. If you head to https://music.twitter.com/ right this minute, you'll even be able to connect the service to your own Twitter account - as odd as that sounds, the service hosted by Twitter itself. This service shows up as "Twitter #music web by Twitter, Inc." when you sign up, the tagline "The best new music in the world right now" shining brightly.

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Holograms to preserve Holocaust survivor stories

Holograms to preserve Holocaust survivor stories

The Holocaust is one of the most well-known events in history, and while there are still a handful of survivors out there, that number is quickly dipping. So, in order to preserve stories from survivors of the Holocaust, USC's Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute have begun working on full-body interactive holograms that feature the survivors themselves.

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Daft Punk album 4 tipped as duo hits Columbia Records

Daft Punk album 4 tipped as duo hits Columbia Records

After many successful years with label Virgin/EMI, the electronic music duo known as Daft Punk will be headed to Columbia records with the promise of a brand new full-length album set for this Spring. Though the details surrounding the new album are scant, we do know that Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have indeed left Virgin records - this is a monster happening due to their extended period rocking and rolling under the label - nearly 17 years!

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R2-D2 plays Tupac – it had to happen

R2-D2 plays Tupac – it had to happen

It had to happen. Just days after Coachella played host to the other-worldly return of the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur 16 years after his death, (Star Wars) Rebel Alliance member R2-D2 has been found to have played a part in his resurrection. Created in part by Sethward Productions, you Star Wars fans are about to get a taste of exactly what everyone was thinking about when they heard a holographic rapper was heading to the stage for this year's concert lineup on the 15th of April, headlined by none other than Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg. The video you're about to see is not licensed by Lucasfilm, nor has it been approved by Aftermath records in any way.

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Why it took holographic Tupac to put the dead on tour

Why it took holographic Tupac to put the dead on tour

This week the web is buzzing with news that Tupac Shakur's return to this world as a holographic computer-generated image at Coachella may have changed the way we think of the art of representing the dead for entertainment. If Tupac, aka 2-Pac or Machiavelli as he so referred to himself on stage this week, can return to our plane of existence as a ghost in the machine, what's stopping the rest of our heros from becoming the living dead as well? Absolutely nothing, that's what.

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