Hatsune Miku is one of the biggest pop stars in all of Japan. She’s also a virtual avatar created by Crypton Media using Yamaha’s Vocaloid voice synthesizer. That right. You heard what I said – She’s a hologram!
Check out this live concert performance of “Promise”. A track that only a robot could love. Hypnotic and annoying all rolled into one. Turn DOWN your speakers if you have any consideration for those around you. But open your eyes to the future of “live” music (unfortunately).
Oh Japan, is there nothing that you can’t do?
Help me Obi Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.
Can’t you picture some blubbering Japanese teenager singing all the words in the front row wearing a $700 concert t-shirt?