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🎙 The Collector’s Guide To Music NFTs: Owning vs. Patronage

🎙 The Collector’s Guide To Music NFTs: Owning vs. Patronage

American DJ and NFT Pioneer Justin Blau (aka 3LAU) shares his mental model for collectors on owning and valuing music NFTs.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 4 episode 30 welcomes Justin Blau, who’s an American DJ, electronic dance music producer, NFT pioneer, and one of the most cited and recognized thought leaders in web3. 

Justin is on a mission to revolutionize the music industry. He’s been on this path for years now, but more recently started Royal.io where musicians sell royalty ownership in their songs and give collectors access to special perks via NFTs.

In this episode, Justin shares his insights on:

  • 00:00 - Current state of music NFTs

  • 13:10 - Fun fact: most audio files do not live on-chain

  • 19:07 - Why do people care about owning or collecting NFT songs?

  • 31:20 - What traits go into valuing ownership-based music NFTs?

  • 35:31 - Web2 data used to value a Royal.io drop

  • 42:16 - What is an LDA: Limited Digital Asset

  • 49:30 - Music NFT price psychology

  • 52:23 - Justin’s thoughts on what will eat web3

  • 59:04 - Outro

…and so much more.

I hope you enjoy our conversation.

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