(The following was adapted from pre-launch press materials from PatroNet)
PatroNet.com has launched Todd Rundgren's revolutionary new software, The Interocitor, for the delivery of creative content, way beyond just downloading music. This on-line service allows Todd to establish a relationship with his fans in a way that will bring artist and patron closer than ever before possible. For only $40.00 a year you can have access to Todd like you have always wanted but never could before.
The Interocitor is a multiple channel, 3D environment that will include:
- No longer wait two years for a new CD, get the music as soon as Todd records it. Hear the new CD "One Long Year", also available see several new flash animation that accompany a few songs.
- Live and taped concert web casts. Footage from the current "Power Trio" tour, see Kasim fall and break his leg on stage. Stop into the Tiki Room's cocktail lounge before watching a show from "With A Twist" tour. Order a tropical refreshment from our friendly bartender served in a Tiki God cup. Check out the Mai Tai Museum while there.
- Games based on Todd and Utopia's music. Help Todd climb to the top of the pyramid to save Singring from eternal imprisonment in the glass guitar while Roger, Kasim and Willie try to stop him. Or play a game of "Concentration" using sound bites from all of Todd's solo albums.
- The House Of Fashion, archiving the many colorful stage costumes Todd has worn throughout his career. Photos spanning Todd's career and life. Fans will have the ability to submit and have their photos of Todd hung in the gallery as well.
- The Castle of Mystery where you can get your deepest and darkest questions answered. Find out if you can levitate Todd.
- Live chats with Todd. Receive post cards and e-mail from Todd himself. (in 1999 he sent out the "Twelve E-mails Of Christmas")
- Surprises on every wall, you will just have to explore and experiment.
Check out what all the excitement is about at www.patronet.com.
Join Todd! Come Closer!! Peer over his shoulder!!!
Todd's new song Afterlife is now available for download on the Listening Station and in the Sty for Patronet members.
Todd's TR-i.com site is all new, with some cool Flash animation.
Download the Interocitor (PPC Mac and Windows versions) at Patronet.
Todd's Patronet environment is called the Interocitor. For a bit of background on the original Interocitor, from the movie "This Island Earth", visit "The Interocitor".
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(be sure to specify which subscription package you're interested in)