Sitemap - 2021 - MUSIC x
✖️ The value & values of music and musicians – on human economies
✖️ Instagram & Shopify NFTs; TikTok algorithm changes; Music NFT fan sentiment; Web3 onboarding strategies; Creator subscription economy; Indie publishing rights' market share
✖️ Burn it down or build a bridge? Contracts, royalties & NFTs
✖️ Three Web3 principles that will permeate online culture in the next 10 years
✖️ Acoustic Communities in late-19th Century mills and mines
✖️ Flipping the funnel: building your fanbase one fan at a time
✖️ Where do Web2 fanbases fit in Web3?
✖️ Gebrauchsmusik: on the utility of music
✖️ What to do when getting invited to that Saudi gov't organised music event? It's not difficult.
✖️ The fall and rise of attention: towards a direct-to-audience economy
✖️ When web3 platforms die, communities can rebuild: a Hic et Nunc case-study
✖️ Crypto-monetizing music on Discord with tone, WVRPS’ generative audiovisual NFTs, geniuscorp & hic et nunc radio
✖️ How to accelerate a music & tech start-up?
✖️ What’s cooking in Music DAOs? MusicFund, Dreams Never Die, Water & Music, FWB Gatekeeper, Polly, XYZ & Club BPM
✖️ We don't need music, all we need is a creative process
✖️ Lana Del Rey: how to kill an artistic persona in the social media age
✖️ 3 levels of DAO involvement for musicians (and those who love music)
✖️ The promise, pitfalls & possibilities of Web3: case study music
✖️ Who controls the flow of money in music?
✖️ Artificial scarcity isn’t bad and it’s not just a jpeg (on NFTs)
✖ One billion music creators: what does that look like?
✖ Iterative music culture, generative AI and the Web3
✖️ Livestreaming and the horseless carriage syndrome
✖️ NFT Avatars and Onboarding Subcultures to the Web3
✖ How do you discover new music?
✖ In the future musicians will be more like Bach than Kanye
✖ What you should learn about the music business today
✖️ Autonomy on a human scale: cooperatives to DAOs
✖️ How to spot scammers in the music NFT space
✖️ Song Breaker Chart shows influencers' impact
✖ 8 bots for building Discord fan communities
✖ 'Tarzan Economics': the good, the bad, and the next vine
✖️ A music service based on collective bids on NFTs (aka fractional NFT ownership)
✖️ Data Autonomy, The Creator Economy and Web3
✖️ What do you buy when you buy merch?
✖️ A simple guide to disrupting the music industry
✖️ Resilient musicians: from the individual to a collective
✖️ The non-static tipping point: how culture’s going non-linear and generative
✖️ On utility and story-telling in a new public sphere
✖️ The web3's user-friendliness barrier for music
✖️ A round up of TECH and X for music
✖️ Video primer: set up your crypto wallet, buy your first NFT, and be onboarded to the Web3
✖️ Wait, is Spotify trying to make all musicians creators?
✖️ Why I’m participating in Songcamp Elektra ⚡️
✖️ Livestream monetization strategies, or learning from Inter Miami CF
✖️ Blockchain basics: how to start a DAO
✖️ A music service based on zero-knowledge proofs
✖️ Music is getting the first peer-to-peer DeFi platform backed by real world assets: Opulous
✖️ Would you invest in a musician or band? Towards tokenized fandoms
✖️ The community-owned rave: event organisers as DAOs
✖️ Communities exchange value, or how no artist should care how much YouTube pays the industry
✖️ The Decentralized Autonomous "1,000 True Fan" Organisation
✖ Livestream tech breaking down
✖ Emerging artists and a livestream strategy
✖ Does Apple’s lossless streaming move impair fairer subscription prices?
✖ Mode of growth: NFTs, ownership, copyrights, blockchains
✖ Why Twitter is better positioned for tipping musicians than streaming services like Spotify and SoundCloud
✖️ Designing the future sound of everyday life
✖️ Why fanbases need to be networks, rather than channels
✖ The 'sachetization' of music consumption
✖ Why YouTube is the streaming service to watch
✖ Live music is all you need, right? A hybrid tale
✖ Streaming services: it’s time for Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
✖ Thinking small: a meditation on scale vs success for artists
✖ The value of piracy: future back thinking
✖ Deplatform yourself: how to leave Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp
✖ Lil Nas X, Wendy Carlos & the attention economy
✖ Web3, the internet of value, and concerning barriers to participation
✖ AI-powered robot rappers: a 100 year history
✖ The metaverse's new media contexts for music
✖ A necessary legal fight: collective rights management and allocation in the 21st Century
✖ One year of COVID-19 lockdowns
✖ Guide: Vaccination passports & their role in reopening live music
✖ Four reflections on SoundCloud’s fan-powered royalties & the flaws of subscription models
✖ User-centric streaming payments: dead in the water?
✖ Dream: the future of massive interactive live events for music
✖ The music companies going remote long-term: database
✖ No meritocracy in music: direct-to-fan, brand partnerships, rights management
✖ How SoundCloud should tackle fan-artist payments and reconquer lost ground from Bandcamp, Instagram & TikTok
✖ The pandemic has changed music education for good. These are the opportunities
✖ NFTs are blockchain’s hottest new use case for music. They should not come as a surprise.
✖ Music is the creator economy catalyst
✖ Smarter Playlists: automate your music discovery, playlist strategy, and library organisation
✖ Only 1% of a musicians' life happens on stage, the rest is careering
✖ If you want to start a music brand, don’t wait until the pandemic is over
✖ Podcasts and music, it's not a fight!
✖ Music startup Wave ditches VR as Steam reports 71% increase in virtual reality revenue
✖ Music's TV opportunity: connected TVs and advertising revenues
✖ Music's non-static future as seen through music making app Endlesss
✖ The future is a robot K-Pop star