Doing an end-run around the music industry machine: the former singer of I Mother Earth joins us to talk about paying musicians in digital currency and fans with digital extras — and it’s all about the most complicated technology today made simple. Wouldn’t it be nice to strip out the instruments on all music? We’ll play you the Beach Boys in a way you’ve never heard before. Plus — Alan rolls around on the floor of an 1800s Wild West saloon like a lily livered varmint — virtually. And why next week’s episode is brought to you by a chihuahua.
I Mother Earth singer on cutting out the record industry, Alan’s first virtual reality experience and how to get into VR the right way, Beach Boys isolated vocals on “Wouldn’t it be Nice”