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Immersive Gaming: A Whole New World with Melon’s Devon Thome

In this week’s episode, Devon Thome, CEO of Melon, joins host Tristra Newyear Yeager to share how Melon creates enhanced reality experiences for gaming, concerts, and other virtual events.

Find out how Melon brings a whole new level of graphic quality to Roblox with super high fidelity textures and game design. With multiplayer worlds and synced music experiences, Melon is crafting one-of-a-kind fantasy-inspired immersive experiences players can truly engage with. Discover how Melon makes it easy to create great social content on the platform to optimize social interaction in and around the world of gaming. Hear Devon’s vision for the future of music discovery and the metaverse. How will spatial audio and immersive reality change the gaming experience? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:02 What is Melon?

2:43 What is Roblox?

3:52 Melon's Greatest Hits

5:28 Creative Process at Melon

8:16 User experience

9:12 Will Page and Vickie Nauman Fireside Chat at the 2021 Music Tectonics Conference

11:16 Current challenges

12:38 Brand and artist partnerships

14:00 Gaming and social media

16:15 Let's get sci-fi!

18:35 Music licensing

20:52 Future of gaming x music


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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.