Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda launched his generative mixtape ZIGGURATS on Spotify and as anticipated, the NFTs bought out in a matter of minutes. The co-vocalist of the alt-metal band launched the music NFT paintings Assortment final December 2 on the Tezos blockchain. Then, he dropped it on streaming companies the day after, December 3.
Mike Shinoda’s NFT Launch
Shinoda designed 5000 distinctive audio + visible NFTs for the ZIGGURATS NFT challenge. So every NFT options contemporary artwork and music from the globally acclaimed musician. Visually and musically, no two gadgets are the identical, however some are rarer.
In accordance with the website, the challenge drew inspiration from historic Mesopotamia’s tall layered construction. Individuals believed that Gods lived within the temple on the prime, in order that they constructed it with nice care, effort, and creativity. Likewise, this challenge is constructed upon layers of effort and devotion, some parts a few years within the making.
In a press launch, Shinoda shared why he selected Tezos for the mixtape’s launch.
“I selected Tezos as a result of it’s a inexperienced blockchain, with one of many lowest carbon footprints of any widespread chain. We’ve all purchased an app we’ personal,’ like Microsoft Phrase or a music plug-in or an merchandise in a sport. However these gadgets are limitless in quantity. The distinction right here is that the NFTs are restricted version, highlighting the worth of authenticity, rarity and originality.”
The drop is over however you’ll be able to nonetheless hearken to the tracks on ziggurats.xyz that includes the next tracklist:
1. “Genius Bar”
2. “Richard Bachman”
3. “Cheat Codes”
4. “CTRL C CTRL V”