Last week, Muse launched the Social Connectome (http://connectome.muse.mu/), a 3-D Google Chrome visualization of their fanbase, based on the Human Connectome project which inspired the artwork for the band’s forthcoming new album “The 2nd Law“, due out on October 2 via Warner Bros. Records.
The Social Connectome enables people to add themselves to a 3-D visual network of Muse fans, create their own branch of friends and unlock an exclusive track from “The 2nd Law“. As more fans join the network, incremental 30-second clips of the new track “The 2nd Law: Isolated System” will be unveiled. The Connectome can be moved in 3-D space, zoomed in and will pulse to the music when the track is unlocked.
Watch an older video for Muse for the track Butterflies and Hurricanes below.
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Since forming in 1994, they have released five studio albums selling upwards of 15 million albums worldwide. The group’s last album ”The Resistance“ reached Number 1 in 19 countries around the world, and they have won numerous awards around the world including a Best Rock Album Grammy Award and an American Music Award for “The Resistance“.
For more information on Muse, visit www.muse.mu.