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Space and Music Collide: John Frusciante Album Available Via Satellite App April 7th


Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante's new solo album is headed into orbit -- literally.

Frusciante's "Enclosure," which will be released April 8, is aboard the Sat-JF14 Cube Satellite that was launched into space on Saturday (March 29); those who download the Sat-Jf14 app will be able to download the album for free as the satellite passes overhead. The app also comes with a chat feature that will allow those who have downloaded "Enclosure" to communicate with each other. The satellite download will be available until April 7.

In a statement, Interoribtal Systems's Randa Milliron said that, "The partnership with John Frusciante...represents a new chapter in our quest to further explore the cosmic relationship between science and art. 'Enclosure' is a musical masterpiece and we're thrilled to be able to utilize our proprietary space technology to facilitate this unprecedented form of space-enhanced distribution."

"Enclosure" is the 12th solo album for Frusciante, who served two separate tenures with the Chili Peppers, from 1988-92 and 1998-2008.