Can NFTs & Blockchain Create a Fairer Music Industry? Raine Maida Thinks So

Can NFTs & Blockchain Create a Fairer Music Industry? Raine Maida Thinks So

Raine Maida, the frontman for Our Lady Peace & Chief Product Officer at S!NG, on how NFTs and blockchain could protect artists' protect intellectual and generate more money for them

Show notes

Joining Mike for this week’s podcast is Raine Maida. Of course, Canadian alt rock fans know Raine as the frontman for multi-platinum-selling band Our Lady Peace, but that is not the reason he joined the show. Instead, Raine is also heavily involved in the world of music business-focused technology, including being the Chief Product Officers for S!NG, which is one of the leaders in NFT market. So Raine and Mike chat about NFTs and the foundational blockchain technology behind it, and why Raine believes it could be a game-changer for protecting intellectual property to the benefit of artists, how it can curb the concert ticket scalping market, and other big questions like; what is the role of record labels if artists keep ownership of their masters? Needless to say, it’s a very interesting conversation…

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Mike  Raine

Mike Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief for Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, and other magazines. He’s a fan of long conversations about music and the music industry.

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Raine Maida

Raine Maida

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