Cherie Hu (Water & Music) on the evolving role of web3 in music (EP.281)

In the first episode in our web3 music series, Cherie Hu, founder of Water & Music, sits down with Ria to talk about transitioning Water & Music into a research DAO and Cherie’s thoughts on the growing interest of musicians in crypto. We discuss:
  • How Cherie found a niche covering the intersection of music, technology, and now web3
  • The decision to formalize the Water & Music community into a research DAO harnessing the wisdom of the crowds
  • The shortcomings of early experiments with music and crypto and how the recent approach differs
  • The salient macro factors contributing to enthusiasm and experimentation with music NFTs, DAOs, and social tokens
  • The pushback against music NFTs by skeptical fans and artists