Bandcamp has been NFT for underground music for well over a decade. When you buy an album you own it virtually in your collection and most proceeds go directly to the artist, with the only difference being that you can't speculate on its value and resell. #BandcampFriday
@unwoman I see the problem here being the same as the old problem. Everything is run top down by oligarchs who profit from it most. Maybe independent artists will be able to make some good money at first but then the CEO's of these blockchain firms will go "Nah, that belongs to me now."
My hypothesis for the emergence of the nu metal revival is that we are trying to escape the red-orange dumpster fire energy of the present via nostalgia for the blue-indigo cool ranch hair gel energy of the millennium.
Something that never gets brought up in the minimum wage debate is how much money poor people lose from payroll taxes. There's few things more insulting than doing the hardest jobs in a society that failed you and finding that 25% has been garnered mainly to bomb the Middle East.
It's hard to stay positive when your whole adult life has been like falling down a trash chute but perhaps we can transcend the trash before becoming just another negative trash humper, because nobody likes trash humpers.