Jaunt previews product with footage of Paul McCartney performing in San Francisco.
Google took the VR world by surprise when it introduced its $20 DIY headset, Cardboard. Still, to this day, there's only so much anyone can do with it. Thankfully, there are third-party developers like Jaunt, which recently created a virtual reality...
It would have cost you more than $500 for a front-row seat at Paul McCartney’s farewell to Candlestick Park Concert in San Francisco last August — and you wouldn't have been able to see much. But as of Thursday, a seat beside McCartney's...Show More Summary
I'm only a few feet from Paul McCartney as he plays the piano and belts out the chorus to "Live and Let Die" into the microphone in front of a crowd of 70,000 cheering fans. A few seconds later, I'm teleported to the front row of the crowd as the concert's pyrotechnics shoot sparks dozens of feet into the air above me. Show More Summary
Sir Paul McCartney is sitting less than five feet from me at a grand piano, singing his 1973 hit "Live and Let Die." When I turn my head to the right, his drummer is about six feet away. If I swivel 90 degrees, I can see the production crew hoisting cameras and running power cords behind the...
A concert video from music legend Sir Paul McCartney is the first publicly available content from cinematic virtual reality startup Jaunt. Owners of Google Cardboard and a compatible Android device can download a free app to watch McCartney perform “Live and Let Die” at Candlestick Park through an immersive 360-degree 3D video. Show More Summary
Jaunt wants to give you something to watch on make-shift virtual reality headsets like Google Cardboard, Dodocase, and Mirage. So today the 360-degree camera and VR production software maker launches its free Android app featuring the first of many planned VR content releases: on-stage and front row views of Paul McCartney playing “Live And Let Die” at San Francisco’s… Read More
Google's cheap virtual reality solution— a piece of folded cardboard —is perhaps the best thing to happen to VR in a long while. And now it lets you stand right there on stage with Paul McCartney. Read more...
Either imitation really isn’t the sincerest form of flattery, or flattery simply isn’t all it's cracked up to be. Either way, the new two-CD tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, “The Art of McCartney,” is a glaring example of a blown opportunity.
The Beatles have been apart for a long time. In fact, this month marks the 45-year anniversary of Paul McCartney giving an interview to Life magazine where he admitted that The Beatles were, for all intents and purposes, finished. But, in all that time, there’s still quite a few rabid Beatle fans out there. Show More Summary
On Thanksgiving night, VH1 will premiere A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving, which features footage from this past year’s festival. The special will include performances by Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire, Elton John, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mumford & Sons, and Jack White among others. The folks at Bonnaroo have yet to announce who will [...]
Thanks to the UK's National Trust, the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the birthplace of several Beatles songs, have been carefully restored (read: time-warped back to the 50s). A replica of Lennon's bike and the stack of...
Photo via Liverpool Echo A recent feature in the Liverpool Echo details how the U.K.'s National Trust restored the dwellings where songs like "Please Please Me" and "I Saw Her Standing There" were written. The childhood homes of John Lennon...
On the new tribute-album compilation The Art Of McCartney, a long list of impressive big names line up to cover the songs of Paul McCartney, in his Beatles and Wings and solo incarnations. With 34 songs on the complete album, somehow there wasn’t enough room for Swede-pop dukes Peter Bjorn And John, who recorded a [...]
Next week will see the release of The Art of McCartney, a 34-track tribute to the Beatles songwriter that features covers from an incredible lineup of legendary artists, including Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, The Cure, Allen Toussaint, and more. Show More Summary
When the Paul McCartney tribute album The Art Of McCartney was announced two months ago, we marveled at the staggering array of rock stars who were lined up to participate, including forebears B.B. King and Allen Toussaint, ’60s peers Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, and Roger Daltrey, and later stars from Billy Joel to Chrissie Hynde [...]
The Paul McCartney tribute album The Art of McCartney is coming out in a week, on Nov. 18, and the producers have dropped a few complete tracks into the album's YouTube channel, including Billy Joel's cover of "Maybe I'm Amazed," The...Show More Summary
Say what you will about Paul McCartney’s solo work, but there’s a general consensus that 1973’s Band on The Run is one of the best albums, and, shortly after the album’s release, Paul McCartney and Wings made a small concert film called One Hand Clapping. Show More Summary
McCartney and Jagger reportedly turned their noses at a Dylan collaboration. Big mistake!
Maybe we're amazed by Billy Joel's version of Paul McCartney's "Maybe I'm Amazed." You likely will be, too In his cover, the Piano Man sings in a lower key, backed by heavier drum beats, than McCartney's mellower original. The videoShow More Summary