Artists such as Aphex Twin, Grimes, Kings Of Leon 3LAU, Jacques Greene, Disclosure and Azealia Banks have jumped on the NFT trend that sees digital art being sold at exorbitant prices on cryptocurrency auction sites.
We explain what non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are exactly, why people are buying them, why musicians are selling them, whether they have real-word value, why they are bad for the environment and why NFTs probably have a future in music.
It’s the Nialler9 Podcast, episode 127 with Niall and Andrea.
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Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.