Lady GaGa has announced that the lead single for her new album ARTPOP will be released August 19th, followed by the App and album preorder on September 1st, and finally the album is due to drop on November 11th.
While a final tracklisting has yet to be released, during the recording of the album, from 2011 through spring 2013, she worked with producers Zedd, RedOne, DJ White Shadow, Fernando Garibay, Madeon, and Dallas Austin.
Information on the ARTPOP App was provided in a press release on LadyGaga.com
“Built by TechHAUS, the technological branch of Haus of Gaga, the app itself is a musical and visual engineering system that combines music, art, fashion, and technology with a new worldwide community – ‘the auras’. Altering the human experience with social media, we bring ARTculture into POP in a reverse Warholian expedition.
Exploring Gaga‘s existence as a cultural interface, the user will share in the ‘adrenaline of fame’ as they build and share their own projects, chat with one another, and watch in real-time on a virtual globe as ARTPOP explodes onto the physical and virtual existence at once on November 11, our ‘BIG BANG!’ On the day Haus of Gaga venges with forte to bring the music industry into a new age; an age where art drives pop, and the artist once again is in control of the ‘icon’.”
In turn, the album ARTPOP musically mirrors Gaga‘s creative process as she passes through the mediums of each artist she collaborates with, scoring a blueprint of her journey. The result, a ‘rage’ of electronic passion and fury, defining each artistic process from beginning to end, ARTPOP could mean anything. But or her, this is a celebration of obsession. And on November 10, she will host an evening of artRave exhibiting Haus of Gaga’s projects as well as collaboration with Inez & Vinoodh, Robert Wilson, Marina Abramovic, and Jeff Koons.”