Blockchain, NFTs, and Web 3.0 for Musicians with Noël Jackson - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry


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19th Apr 2022

Blockchain, NFTs, and Web 3.0 for Musicians with Noël Jackson

In this is a special bonus episode, I sit down with Noël Jackson to discuss the world of blockchain, NFTs, Web 3.0 and the potential impact these things could have on music and the arts. Noël is an artist, music producer, and mastering engineer, as well as a computer engineer, UX designer, and hacker. We chat through the basics of what blockchain, smart contracts and cryptocurrencies are and then work into the implications they could have on music royalties, ownership, and how transparency leads to the sustainability of the arts.

In this episode we'll dig in on...

  • Decentralization
  • How blockchain can reinvent the record store
  • Mining Bitcoin with volcanos
  • Smart contracts implications in music and art
  • The importance of understanding the technology you are using
  • Digital assets
  • The need for transparency in the music industry
  • Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake
  • Data tracking purposes vs Monetary Purposes

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Guest: Noël Jackson

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Stephen Boyd

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Insightful conversations about building and maintaining a fulfilling and successful career in the music industry. Music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, songwriters, musicians, composers and various other audio professionals sit down and share the tips, tricks, mindsets and ideas that helped them define their careers.

Created and hosted by Grammy nominated recording and mixing engineer Travis Ference, Progressions: Success in the Music Industry is inspired by the journey of his career so far. Travis is determined to set the next generation of music creators up with the tools they need to define their own success and live a happy, healthy, and prosperous career in the music business.

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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.