Got Those Online, Interactive, Low Down Blues

THE BLUES AIN'T NOTHING but an empty bed, is how one old song puts it. But House of Blues, a technologically hip music-production company in West Hollywood, Calif., reckons the venerable but increasingly popular music form will sound great in cyberspace. Indeed, it's wiring its clubs nationwide with digital trunk lines. And at 3 p.m. on Aug. 9, as recording artist Warren Zevon performs at House of Blues' Sunset Strip club, people at the Siggraph 95 computer-graphics conference in downtown Los Angeles will be able to view the concert within a virtual "world" called YORB.

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