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Maybe Japan's on to something: Who needs live music when you have hollograms?

Since the dawn of live music, artists have canceled shows for various reasons. Gigs have been called for sickness, deaths in the family, dog ate the set-list, etc, etc, blah blah blah. Crypton Future Media based out of Sapporo, Japan, has finally found a way to remedy this situation with the help of Yamaha's Vocaloid (Vocal + Android) technology. Instead of having an actual concert, they have developed a way to have hologram concerts with completely digitized vocals. Click through for a list of artists who can benefit from this new technology.

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Britt Chester is a writer and video producer living in Denver, Colorado. He's covered breaking news, music, arts and cannabis for Westword since 2010. His work has appeared in GQ Magazine, Village Voice, YES! Weekly, Inman News and the Winston-Salem Journal. He likes running, cycling, and interviewing people.
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