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🎙 Do Music NFTs Work in Favor of Record Labels?

🎙 Do Music NFTs Work in Favor of Record Labels?

LimeWire is back and taking their spin on digital collectibles, starting with a music NFT marketplace.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 4 episode 31 welcomes Paul Zehetmayr, the new co-CEO of LimeWire, the discontinued peer-to-peer file-sharing software that we all loved and abused in the early 2000s. Paul and his partner are revamping the iconic brand, but taking it in a new direction to focus on music NFTs.

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • 00:00 - Intro

  • 2:07 - Step aside RIAA, LimeWire is back

  • 11:19 - What traits go into valuing music NFT's?

  • 20:02 - What makes a music artists valuable in web3 from a collector's point of view

  • 29:23 - Why experimentation is key: understanding the collector’s mindset

  • 33:52 - Do music NFTs work in favor of record labels?

  • 39:12 - Bringing back the golden era of internet interconnectivity

  • 46:35 - How LimeWire will tackle IP on-chain

  • 51:12 - What would cause the downfall of music NFTs?

  • 54:34 - Outro

…and so much more.

I hope you enjoy our conversation.

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