LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Audio Up joins the metaverse. The award-winning audio entertainment brand has announced a one-of-a-kind partnership with next-gen gaming metaverse Star Atlas. Later this year, Audio Up will unlock an original, scripted sci-fi adventure podcast that will bring Star Atlas’ metaverse and galactic marketplace to an audio storytelling format.

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The eight-episode series, titled Moon Station Six, set in an experimental prison on the edge of the Star Atlas universe and features both the character and the game’s story as the basis for the series’ narrative. Described as HBO ounces meets 2001: A Space Odyssey, the series follows an android bounty hunter wrongly convicted of a murder he did not commit. Created by Audio Up’s Creative Director jimmy jellinek, Moon Station Six will feature an original soundtrack as well as NFT drops unlocking special features in the story, original music, and art.

“We are thrilled to partner with the great storytellers at Audio Up to enhance and give voice to the lore of the Star Atlas universe,” said Michael Wagnerco-founder of Star Atlas and CEO of ATMTA, Inc. “We have an ambitious plan for our metaverse, and we look forward to working closely with one of the top podcast production studios to begin telling our story. rich and captivating through this medium.”

Star Atlas is a next-gen metaverse that seeks to leverage the best of blockchain technology and real-time graphics technology to create a gaming experience designed to last for millennia. As a grand strategy game centered around space exploration, Star Atlas will feature territorial conquest, political domination, a robust in-game economy with player-owned assets, and the opportunity to earn real-world financial rewards – and well. Moreover. Since last year, the company has released many unique NFT products, including playable ships, which have allowed Star Atlas to generate more than $175 million In income. Several major game releases are planned for 2022, including a web-based mini-game and a full production version known as Volant Studio Showroom, which will be showcased using Unreal Engine 5’s Nanite – providing visuals cinematic video games.

“Building inside the Star Atlas metaverse is truly a unique opportunity for the world of audio storytelling and Audio Up,” said Audio Up Founder and CEO. Jared Gutstadt. “Collectively we have already crafted groundbreaking music activations; their most recent NFT offerings have used our ability to write and produce music with top talent and our next phase will be to add a layer of fiction and building the world. Contemplating the world of metaverse storytelling and immersive audio is a challenge we’re excited to take on.”

Since his April 2020 launch, Audio Up worked to seamlessly blend the IP of the future with podcasts, audiobooks and songs in a strategy that puts the burgeoning company on a trajectory to completely transform the podcast and media space. audio media in 2022. talents in all aspects of the entertainment industry, from creators of platinum hits like 24kGoldn and Machine Gun Kelly, to television personalities Anthony Anderson, Jason Alexanderand Oscar-winning producer Michael Sucre, Audio Up has become a go-to destination for A-List talent to create bold and visionary new work. In less than two years, the company has become one of the fastest growing movers across all media, and the golden age of audio has allowed them to move with agility and success during the one of the toughest times in recent memory due to Covid-19. However, CEO Jared Gutstadt and his team of veterans were able to persevere and thrive under intense pressure to build a business that is now thriving. Over the past two years, Audio Up has impressively secured an array of partnerships and strategic alliances with satellite radio giant Sirius XM Satellite Radio, music, film and television management giant Television Range Media Partners, MGM Studios, Primary Wave and Warner Records among many others.

Pablo Quirogaco-founder of Star Atlas and Chief Revenue Officer of ATMTA, Inc., concluded, “After working with Jared and his team on this unique podcast experience over the past few months, I feel like we’ve discovered a future where web3 content creation becomes a multimedia experience and an integral part of the industry.Our vision for Star Atlas has always been one where users experience content in different ways, from our upcoming 3D ship showroom to our web browser experience. We lead the industry in this category, and that’s just the beginning with Audio Up.”

Audio Up is a podcast content production studio, home to a world of endless audio properties. Led by the CEO of Audio Up and recipient of Adweek’s 2020 Podcast Innovator of the Year and Podcast Producer of the Year, Jared Gutstadt (formerly Jingle Punks), Audio Up is building an ecosystem of premium entertainment content within the music and audio space. Their scripted fictional podcasts include a Marvel-like universe of musicals, where the records themselves become the basis of the story. With these revolutionary properties, Audio Up’s goal is to create an innovative new form of IP and bring blockbuster audio to life. Current scripted properties include 2021 nominee Webby Build it up as you go with Scarlett Burk, Miranda Lambert, lindsay ell, and other huge country amusements; recent Webby winner for Best Limited Entertainment Series Podcast halloween in hell with Machine Gun Kelly, 24kGoldn and iann dior; and Strawberry Springthe very first adaptation of the new classic of Stephen Kingwhich was the most trending podcast in the world when it was released, with Garrett Hedlund and Milo Ventimiglia. Other current podcast properties include the gripping Top 20 Crime Podcast where the bodies are buried, by Michael Cohen new podcast topping the charts Mea culpaand recent Webby winner in Podcasts: Interview/Talk Show, In bed with Garcelle with Garcelle Beauvais.

Star Atlas is a next-gen game metaverse emerging from the confluence of state of the art block chainreal-time graphics, multiplayer video games and decentralized financial technologies. Real-time graphics technology using Unreal Engine 5 Nanite enables cinematic-quality video game visuals. blockchain technology using Solana protocol establishes a broad without server and secure gameplay live. Non-fungible tokens earned and traded within Star Atlas create an economy that replicates the tangibility of real-world assets and ownership.

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For all media inquiries regarding Audio Up and Star Atlas, please contact:

42 West (for Audio Up)
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