With his “Spark Seeker” album, reggae/fusion artist Matisyahu was one of the first artists to create an interactive visual experience to go along with a release exclusively on Spotify. For a look at how a project like this goes down, Billboard.biz talked to Jeff Kuprycz, Matisyahu’s co-manager at A-Frame Management, and Austin Mayer, co-founder of Eyes & Ears Entertainment.
Tthe Webby Awards announced Louis C.K. is their "person of the year" for setting "a new precedent for distribution" when he self-released his comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater" on his webiste for $5 and earned more than a $1 million. Other winners include Bjork, who was named artist of the year for her album/app "Biophilia," pinboard style website Pinterest won for best social media app and music streaming service Spotify was named best music app.
Two days after the release of “Biophilia,” her new multi-platform project, Iceland’s foremost sonic auteur Björk took the stage in her hometown of Reykjavík. Suitably for this head-spinning release, the live show is multi-media heavy and as confounding as you’d expect.