The Wilderness Downtown

Posted: 2010/08/31 in Music
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To showcase the versatility of HTML5 (and their browser in the process), Google enlisted the services of Arcade Fire and director Chris Milk to produce “The Wilderness Downtown” — an interactive music video for “We Used To Wait,” which uses Google Maps and Google Street View to incorporate scenes from the viewer’s “old stomping ground.”

You technically need to be running Google Chrome to view the “experiment,” but try it on Firefox or Safari if you are a hipster. Experiences may vary.

CLICK HERE to experience The Wilderness Downtown by Arcade Fire

If it doesn’t work or you are technologically challenged and/or grew up in some strange part of the world and/or enjoying saying things like “and/or” please enjoy the live music performance below…


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