Tag: blockchain

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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)...
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Napster gets bought again, this time with a web3 pivot in the works

Napster has been acquired again, this time by two companies from the web3 sector: Hivemind and Algorand.
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Music Ally NTK :: Blockchain games and play-to-earn

In the latest in our Need To Know video series, we look at Blockchain games, including play-to-earn gaming. We explain – yes – everything you need to know about this innovative gaming and metaverse space, including The...
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deadmau5 doubles down on the metaverse with startup Oorbit

deadmau5 (via Pixelynx) is one of the investors in a $5m seed round for the startup alongside entrepreneur Mark Cuban and investment firm HOF Capital.
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Music NFTs roundup: Dolly Parton, Pianity, Lukas Graham…

The music NFTs market continues to be a frenetic blur of startup launches and token drops. Here's a roundup of the latest news.
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WMG’s latest web3 deal is with gaming firm Splinterlands

The companies said the deal will enable WMG artists to "create and develop unique, play-to-earn (P2E), arcade-style blockchain games"
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Audius plans to reward artists and fans with its own coins

Audius has big plans for its own-brand $AUDIO tokens: it wants to use them as rewards for both artists and fans using its platform.
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Snoop Dogg buys Death Row Records and blockchains new album

Fans (by which we mean 'rich crypto people') will be able to buy 'Snoop Stash Boxes' for $5k apiece, with each box containing one of the album's 17 tracks.
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Warner Music Group to launch music world on The Sandbox

Warner Music Group is working on a music-themed world that will be hosted on games platform The Sandbox.
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Family in Music to launch MgNTa online music identifier

We’ve seen various attempts in recent years to improve the quality of metadata identifying the writers of songs and their splits. Session, for example, has created tools to encourage songwriters to start creating this...
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Melodity is the latest startup blending NFTs and the metaverse

Remember the first heyday of blockchain technology in the music industry, when startups sprang up with plans for tokenised music services?
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Kickstarter’s ‘decentralized crowdfunding’ plans get backlash

The plans are for "the development of a decentralized crowdfunding protocol that will make it possible for people to launch and fund creative projects anywhere".