The newest band to embrace VR is … New Youngsters on the Block?

The latest band to embrace VR is ... New Kids on the Block?

This is an indication that digital actuality has tons its veneer of cool earlier than it even actually arrived. Pop TV has revealed that it’ll use the tech for the subsequent season of Rock This Boat that includes New Youngsters on the Block. Should you’ve no concept what any of these phrases imply, the present is about followers on a cruise ship with the ’90s boy band (NKOTB, in case you’re cool), “as they interact with one another and rock out with their followers, each on- and off-stage.”

The channel says it teamed up with VR community Littlstar, to create “experiences [that] will embrace reside performances with the band, selfies with Donnie, surf classes with Joey and Jonathan, and extra.” (Additionally, loads of photographs of butts and ripped abs, displaying the band continues to be in form at forty-plus.) If nothing else, it is clear proof that digital actuality is not reserved for experimental artists or large pop stars. Moderately, it is apparently entrance-of-thoughts for each producer trying to generate buzz for acts that want it much more than Taylor Swift.