Warp brothers on the future of music, owning crypto and their best gigs memories: Volareo interviews (part 1)

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You guys have been in the scene for more than three decades now. I wasn’t even born then. How did the music industry change in those years? Well, if you have another 30 years time we can start to tell you ;). But seriously. Let’s pick some of the most obvious points in the following categories: a) sound carriers b) music production c) bookings/live. There are too many to include them all in the answer to this question so we decided to narrow it … Read More

Blockchain benefits music listeners too

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You’ve heard the buzz. As someone who regularly streams music, how does blockchain benefit you though? Why go for one of the Spotify alternatives over Spotify itself or Apple Music? Why reward artists with cryptocurrency over dollars? Here are some answers.   Rewards all round   The greater the reward for the artist, the more resources at their disposal to create more art and value for you. Blockchain streaming platforms aim to redistribute the slices of the streaming pie. There … Read More

Streaming: poison for the music industry?

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Wonder what Volareo is? Check this link to know more. Subscribe to our newsletter for updates.   The fat cat streaming services are eating most of the pie and leaving only a thin slice for the artists. We know the story: the all-you-can-stream model appears to please the passive listener. What about the active listener though (those heavily invested in their artists)? Spotify alternatives (like Musicoin) are cropping up thick and fast with a new model. Many of them run on … Read More

“New technologies will help artists get paid better”: interview with DJ Maestro

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You’re a multi-platinum awarded jazz musician with your Blue Note Trip series. How did that come about, and how did your love for jazz start?   “My love for jazz started in my early twenties. It got a boost when I got a job at national jazz radio station Jazzradio.nl. Within a couple of days, my internship was transformed into a regular job. With no knowledge of radio at all and just a bit of jazz, I managed to raise … Read More

“Any new way to buy things with crypto will certainly help”: an honest interview with Grammy nominated musician Pascal Guyon.

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Your career has been incredibly successful – you have multiple grammy nominations on your belt – how did you go from a small city in France to the in-depth music world of Los Angeles?   At a young age, my parents noticed me playing with my small instruments along with the radio. It became serious in my teenage years. I started getting classical as well as jazz piano lessons and being mentored by the best musicians in Europe. I quickly … Read More