Music Tectonics

Music in Motion: How Web3 Gives Music New Life with Aram Sinnreich

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This week, Tristra Newyear Yeagar joins Aram Sinnreich, Professor and Chair of the Communications Division at the Communication School at American University to explore the intersection of culture, law, and music tech. Professor, author, and musician Aram Sinnreich dives into the world of web3 and digital ownership. Discover how web3 is giving music new life with remix culture, mashups, covers, and fan art. Learn more about the future of AI generated music. How is the blockchain building an ownership hierarchy for consumers? How does music tech influence our aesthetics? Find out on this week’s episode. 


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