Artificial intelligence
Paradigm shifts: How AI will transform music creation in the next 10 years
June 23 2022
Discord digests
The music industry reacts to the bear market
June 20 2022
Web3
Music NFT contract template V2: Off-chain benefits
June 15 2022

In response to growing demand and market activity, we’ve updated our music NFT contract builder to include off-chain, IRL benefits around merchandise and access, which comprise some of the fastest-growing forms of utility around music NFTs.

Discord digests
The music NFT pricing debate
June 10 2022
Web3
Chains & rails: How Songcamp builds community-first music infrastructure
June 06 2022

What if we treat the financial rails around music with the same level of creativity as the music itself?

Artificial intelligence
Left to our own devices: The state of creative AI tools for artists
May 20 2022

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are ushering in a whole new paradigm for music-making, where automated processes and tools are aiming to augment or even replace fundamental compositional and engineering skills.

Web3
Music NFT sales in 2021: What we learned
May 06 2022

Over the last month, several contributors in the Water & Music community collaborated to analyze music NFT market dynamics, based on data from our members-only music NFT database. This report is the result — an in-depth analysis of 2021 music NFT sales by artist genre, platform/protocol, and label affiliation, covering over $86M worth of revenue, as well as a qualitative discussion of popular and emerging forms of utility that have emerged around the format in the last year.

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¿Tendrán los NFTs de música su momento PFP?
March 11 2022

2021 has seen a flurry of new generative music NFT project launches, but they have yet to see the same consumer demand or financial upside as their immensely popular visual counterparts.

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Definiendo la propiedad de los NFTs de música, del mundo digital al analógico

En el año 2021, los titulares acerca de los NFTs de música se han centrado en los números de sus ventas astronómicas… y la pregunta sigue latente: ¿qué es lo que realmente se vende?

$STREAM
El estado de las herramientas Web3 para artistes musicales

The shape of music/Web3 tooling is more exciting and diverse than ever before. New platforms are launching weekly to help artists leverage NFTs, social tokens and DAO infrastructure to create new economic models around creativity and fan engagement.