This morning, I got down to some funky sounds from a club in Hong Kong. And San Francisco. And Paris. And I don’t have a spot of jetlag to show for it. That’s because – ho ho – I wasn’t actually in those clubs at all. Instead, I was streaming them via new online service Awdio.
Basically, it works by installing a so-called AwdioBox in clubs around the world, which takes a feed from the DJ sound deck, another with the crowd noise, then mixes the two together and streams them for the pleasure of listeners elsewhere in the world.
So far 60 clubs from 15 countries are participating, although only one UK nightspot is currently represented – Favela Chic in London. You’ll have to pay for full access to the site, but rest assured that 20% of your dosh is going to the clubs, and 10% to the DJs themselves.
Awdio website (via ReadWriteWeb)
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