24-03-2021 16:45

Protocols for a better music industry

The word blockchain gets thrown around a lot as a technology that can solve all of the music industry's problems. While far from a silver bullet, new software protocols can be put to great use for better interoperability, rights holder identification, and ultimately remuneration. We speak to pioneers in this domain to learn what software can and cannot solve, how diverse the stakeholders are that need to be united, and to hear about examples from sheet music to recorded music.