A Music Observatory for Discovering New Music – VUHAUS
CLIENT(S)Collaboration: KCRW – Los Angeles, WXPN – Philadelphia, KUTX – Austin, WFUV – New York City, KTBG – Kansas City, KEXP - Seattle
ADDITIONAL PARTICIPANT(S)Seed funding from Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The digital infrastructure for VuHaus was funded by Channel X grants from the Wyncote Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
TOPIC(S)Project Management, Negotiations, Fundraising, Technical Development, Partnership, Collaboration
VuHaus is a new video platform and mobile app for music fans seeking to experience and discover the best new artists and songs. It is a music discovery collaboration curated by the nation’s most influential public radio stations: KCRW (Los Angeles), KEXP (Seattle), WFUV (New York), WXPN (Philadelphia), KUTX (Austin), and KTBG The Bridge (Kansas City). New VuHaus station partners will be announced in the coming months.
Music lovers can browse in-studio performances, artist interviews and concerts on the VuHaus site and app. Member stations have their own locally branded and curated video channel, which can be shared with audiences over their web, mobile and social media platforms, and some public television stations. Members upload their in-studio performance videos into the VuHaus archive and then download from this exclusive database to populate their station’s video channel. The national website is a curated site showcasing the best videos from around the country.
To learn more visit: www.vuhaus.com.