Op-Ed: Blockchain and the Music Industry

Today, the easiest way for musicians to distribute their art is through large streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music. Some aim to do this professionally, hoping to one day make it big. Some do it as a hobby or side hustle, yet only a choice few bring in any more than a couple dollars each month.

This is a good month’s earnings for many artists on Spotify. Photo by Jeff Weese on Pexels.

Seeing such incredible effort rewarded so pitifully can be a real letdown. Even as the…