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June 23, 2024

Art Taipei 30th 2023. Music Press Asia
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Digitizing Arts Right & Sustainability Focus at Art Taipei

The Taipei International Art Fair, more known as Art Taipei, recently celebrated its 30th edition. It welcomed 145 galleries to the World Trade Center 1 in the center of the Taiwanese capital. Attracting over 70,000 visitors. Surpassing last year’s exhibitor count, Art Taipei hosted 77 domestic galleries and 68 international galleries. Some 47% of the galleries participating in this year’s…

Meet Taipei Startup Festival 2022

Asia’s largest Startup Festival titled “Meet Taipei” returns to Taipei City’s Zhongshan District this year from 17 – 19 November.…

Meet Taipei Startup Festival 2022. Music Press Asia

OneCool Collective Launches Movie NFT

OneCool Collective, a Web3 project, recently announced its first Warriors of Future NFT collection. With up to 10,000 unique 3D avatars of soldiers, it was inspired by the Hong Kong…

OneCool Collective Launches NFT. Music Press Asia

Interview with Darryl Hurs

Part I: Introduction Q1. Hi Darryl! What a great opportunity to have you here at Music Press Asia. How has your week been? Thank you, in my part of the…

Music Press Asia Interview Darryl Hurs Founder of ScreenxScreen

Scot McCracken: “NFT Is Here To Stay”

NFT is a current hype in the music business scene. Music Press Asia interviews Scot McCracken to find out possibilities we can all think about and seriously consider: from branding…

Scot McCracken UREEQA NFT Interview. Music Press Asia

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With Blockchain, fans can purchase an album with existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and will be able to collect crypto rewards in the form of “Audio coins” when engaging in social media interactions." Image courtesy of Wonderfruit, Izzy Bizu.
[Photo: courtesy of Wonderfruit, Izzy Bizu. With Blockchain, fans can purchase an album with existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and will be able to collect crypto rewards in the form of “Audio coins” when engaging in social media interactions."]

How Blockchain Could Change The Way Artists Distribute Music

In theory, the artist receives a certain amount of money per play. Rights holders like music labels, producers, musicians, vocalists, etc., are all claiming their share of the revenue generated. Figuring out who to pay and how much to pay them, therefore, becomes a complicated task. Metadata, which accompanies tracks, contains info such as who the right holders are. However,…

First Blockchain Smart Speaker Launched

Per Volareo’s official press release dated July 11, 2018. Based on an open-source, decentralized platform and powered by Musicoin, the speaker is controlled via mobile app or voice commands, and promises…

world’s first blockchain-enabled smart speaker by Volareo

Malaysia Welcomes Wired Music Week

Malaysia is finally taking a stand as part of a growing demand to satiate the interest for electronic music as the RBRN IDEAS team prepares to take over Tamarind Square…

Wired Music Week aims to educate a newer generation of electronic music enthusiasts and open up opportunities for talent directly connected to labels.
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How Blockchain Will Disrupt The Music Industry

Over the last 12 months, we’ve asked some of the most technologically insightful nerd and entrepreneur at music and tech conventions about blockchain, and summed up some of the most…

Blockchain is a record-keeping tool that is secure and accessible to everyone online. Micropayments directly to artists is a huge possibility cutting out labels and middle man.
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Alex Goatcher on Big Data, Blockchain

Alex Goatcher, CEO and Founder of Know What’s Loved (KWL) explains how their company enables the music industry to target and connect with music fans at the same time accelerate…

Alex Goatcher founder and CEO of Know What's Loved