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🎙 How To Get Free Money To Mint Your First Music NFT

🎙 How To Get Free Money To Mint Your First Music NFT

MintFund and Quixotic co-founder Mark Dawson shares why he helped start a community that finds, funds, and supports up-and-coming artists, as well as building the largest NFT marketplace on Optimism.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 4 episode 20 welcomes Mark Dawson, co-founder of Quixotic, the largest NFT marketplace on Optimism, and MusicFund, a community that finds, funds, and supports up-and-coming artists.

This conversation took place during Eth Denver so there’s a lot to unpack from the week itself, let alone all the cool stuff he and his co-founder are building, so let’s just dive right in.

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • 01:08 - Intro

  • 07:05 - How Do Creators Get Started in crypto?

  • 12:55 - What is Quixotic trying to solve?

  • 17:45 - NFT Derivatives and Copy-cat projects

  • 19:11 - About MusicFund

  • 23:21 - Current State of Music and Web3

  • 36:52 - 2022 is the year for Layer 2s

  • 38:03 - What is Layer Two Community Culture Like?

  • 40:39 - The NFT Landscape in 2022

  • 42:12 - The Most Interesting Music NFT Use Cases

  • 46:37 - Mark’s Thoughts on Web3-native Music Royalties 

  • 48:40 - Outro

…and so much more.

I hope you enjoy our conversation.

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Levy’s Newsletter
Mint with host Adam Levy delivers an exclusive look into how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, DAOs, and NFTs, to name a few.