Habbo fine-tunes the Superstars of tomorrow with Traxmachine

Virtual world, Habbo Hotel launches Traxmachine, a downloadable software for kids to remix tracks using the samples and loops provided, then enter the remix/mashups in a Habbo contest. Pretty cool use of digital audio production in a virtual world. It keeps kids interested while creating exciting content. I know that there are a few nightclubs in Second Life, where DJs produce mixes externally then stream then into the virtual environment. I think you’re going to see many of these virtual environments use music blended with DJ culture. It’s a perfect fit, whereas DJs are always leading technology as early adopters often do. Pretty cool stuff.

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