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

This week, Tristra Newyear Yeager 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.


1:03 Aram Sinnreich

3:18 Web3 and digital ownership

10:30 The power of music

17:06 Music ownership hierarchy

22:31 Mashups

27:06 Autotune

30:00 The future of music making

37:19 AI generated music

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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.