Tag: blockchain

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45% of games developers are still sceptical of the metaverse

In the music industry there is excitement and scepticism alike around 'the metaverse' but how do games developers feel about it?
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Mastercard uses Polygon for its new web3 artist accelerator

There are so many ‘web3 artist accelerators’ being launched at the moment, soon we’ll need a web3-artist-accelerator accelerator to help the good ones stand out from the crowd.
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Armada Music set to release album in web3 game Maladroids

It's one of the new breed of web3 games built around blockchain technology and "play-to-win" mechanics where players can, in theory, make money.
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Solana blockchain suffers widespread attack, with wallets drained

Solana is a public blockchain and crypto wallet that is used by a number of music-oriented web3 platforms, like Audius and Single Music amongst others, and the users of those platforms.
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Serenade launches chart-eligible “digital pressings”

Web3 music marketplace Serenade has partnered with Warner Records UK to launch “digital pressings”:
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Web3 troubles provide useful learning opportunities

New buzzy web3 things like NFTs and DAOs, are – on balance, we think – A Good Thing. DAOs, for instance, will likely provide a platform to create a “fan-club+” experience – take a look at artist RAC’s experimental...
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Minecraft NFTs: ‘Not something we will support or allow’

If you think there's been some stinging fan backlashes against NFTs in the music world, you should see some of the almighty hoo-has in the games industry.
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web3 streaming service Audius adds artist-tipping feature

Streaming service Audius is introducing a feature for fans to send tips to their favourite artists.
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As the #CryptoCrash continues, what does it mean for music?

Cryptocurrencies, as we’ve mentioned a few times previously, are volatile. And that volatility brings with it some anxiety
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Lewis Capaldi gig will see tickets also claimed as NFTs

Hey kids! Who wants to go out to a "disruptive DeFi-Funded event" this summer?
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Web3 music startup Medallion raises $9m seed funding

The latest startup hoping to help artists navigate the new worlds of web3 is Medallion, based in New York and founded by former Songkick CEO Matt Jones.
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What does the #CryptoCrash mean for web3 and music?

You’ll probably have read about the current, let’s say, zesty vibrancy in the crypto market. There’s a lot of volatility on offer to munch your popcorn along to: NFT trading has “collapsed”; Trillions of (real-world)...