This Week in Music NFTs - Dec 26
December 27th, 2022

2022 is coming to an end.

In the span of a year, Music NFTs have gone from a Twitter meme to an emerging market.

While there’s still a long way to go before the sector sees any serious volume, let’s highlight some of the differentiators from the rest of the market:

  • Accessibility - Most Music NFTs cost less than $50.

  • Variety - There are 50-100 new songs dropping every week.

  • Audience - Less than 1% of all music fans know Music NFTs exist.

Put it together and we have the recipe to bring an entirely new demographic of users to the table.

If 2022 was about getting artists to mint their music, 2023 is about finding fans to collect.

Web3 has proven the 100 True Fans theory.

However, artists need more than 100 collectors to get mainstream attention.

So - the question becomes, how do you get fans excited to collect and share new music?

I don’t have a great answer yet, but this is the biggest question on my mind heading into the new year.

While the markets may have felt slow from the outside, rest assured everyone is taking a step back to catch their breath.

2023 is going to blow this year out of the water.

Don’t sleep.

Here’s what to watch to close out the year Music NFTs were truly born.

Upcoming Drops

  1. LNRZ Team - Cr4zy

  2. Mija - Vodka (feat. Angelbaby)

  3. Clear Eyes - Dialouge0.2

  4. Grady - I’ll Be Home For Christmas

  5. Bloody White - CHOKE

  6. Kevin George - Lies to the Grave

  7. STVDIO NOUVEAU - Vapors

  8. Daz Merchant - End is Near

  9. Marian Hill - it’s obvious

  10. RŌHKI Origins - Chapter IV

Freshly Minted

  1. Grady - Unshakable

  2. Marian Hill - you were always sure

  3. Bloody White - Dialogue 0.1

  4. Mija - Acoustic Album Part 4

  5. Criteria Sample Pack

  6. EDWIN - She Wildin (with DEEGAN)

  7. narou - Running in Circles

  8. Charm Taylor - Magnetic

  9. MILES - We Did It

  10. Sara Phillips - Rich and Famous

  11. TAROT - Christmas Presence

  12. Jazii - Versions of Me (Live)

  13. Dabow - Heaven

Listen to Freshly Minted on Spinamp

Top Stories

SpinAmp Debuts Collect Feature

Collect while listening to music directly on Spinamp

Arpeggi Drops First Sample Pack

Arpeggi teams up with Daniel and Reo for their first token-gated sample pack.

LNRZ Szn 1 Finale

LNRZ ends season one with a track from the core team.

Music NFTs in 2022 Part 2

Music Ben recaps highlights from 2022.

NFT Now Shares Biggest Music NFT Moments

NFT Now recaps some of the biggest moments from 2022.

Violetta Zironi Sells Out Gypsy Passes

Violetta sounds out the second round of her Gypsy Passes

Music NFT Presents!

People are gifting Music NFTs for the holidays

Bonus Reads

  1. Rob Abelow on recording formats

  2. Hume x Blocktones Writing Camp

  3. WebFree Pod Recaps Criteria

  4. CZ on tickets as NFTs

  5. Daniel Allan on NFT Now

  6. So Fractures on DMY Mag

  7. Annika Rose Live Show

  8. Black Dave Calm Down Recap

  9. TK is on Linkedin

  10. Reo teases 2023


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Disclosure: I am an investor in Arpeggi and NFT Now. I am an avid collector of LNRZ and own many of the NFTs mentioned in Freshly Minted.

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