Our guest this week is Anne McKinnon, the co-founder and CEO of the web3 experience platform Ristband. In this episode, Ari and Anne break down everything musicians need to know about the ever-evolving metaverse and how exactly it’ll add value to artists’ careers.
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6:04 The story behind Ristband
14:06 Explaining the metaverse
18:22 How’s the metaverse different from a video game?
24:35 How’s the metaverse going to benefit artists?
31:19 Breaking down virtual concert experiences
46:01 Relationship with Epic Games
47:19 Ristband events showcasing NFT artists
52:42 Decentralized vs. centralized platforms
59:15 Final question
Edited and mixed by Maxton Hunter
Music by Brassroots District
Produced by the team at Ari’s Take