Tag: web3

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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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Napster reveals funding, web3 investment arm and its new CEO

Music streaming service Napster had its latest change of ownership in May, when it was acquired by web3 companies Hivemind and Algorand. Now it's got a new CEO too.
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Hume raises $11.7m to create more virtual music ‘metastars’

Angelbaby is one of the emerging crop of virtual artists that have been created by web3 startups.
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Tencent Music may have run into trouble with QQ Music NFTs

Last year, Tencent Music began exploring NFTs in its native China, launching a digital collectibles feature within its biggest streaming service QQ Music.
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Web3 music creation startup Arpeggi Labs raises $5.1m funding

Arpeggi Labs is one of the most interesting startups we've seen exploring the intersection of web3 with music-making.
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NFTs brand Doodles raises $54m with music expansion in mind

Doodles is one of the more successful brands in visual NFTs, with a collection selling for tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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Crypto influencer Cooper Turley launches a $10m music fund

Earlier this year, we wrote about a 'Music NFT Landscape' chart that crypto influencer Cooper Turley had compiled.
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Music NFTs news: David Bowie, MetaSolare, OP3N, Reveel…

Would David Bowie be doing NFTs if he were still alive? What we can say is that the David Bowie Estate *is* doing NFTs...
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Snap to shut down Voisey and retreat from web3 experiments

We reported last week on Snapchat parent company Snap's plans to lay off around 20% of its employees.
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The Merge is coming – will it be the next push that web3 music needs?

The Merge has been promised for nearly a decade now. And now The Merge is going to happen… soon, possibly in two weeks.
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Opensea NFT trade volume plummets “99% in 90 days”

Remember the heady days of *checks calendar* less than six months ago, when NFTs had sky-high values?
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Music in the Metaverse Challenge showcases four new startups

Music Ally has been covering music in the metaverse – the intersection of music with games and virtual worlds – for a long time now.