Famend digital DJs Steve Aoki and 3LAU announce the creation of their web3-themed music group, PUNX.
In keeping with the Twitter thread, the duo goals to contain the web3 neighborhood within the mission. The artists get inspiration from CryptoPunks NFTs – Steve Aoki owns CryptoPunk #6748, whereas 3LAU Punk #6708. The DJs use PFPs as their alter ego pictures and have already modified their Twitter avatars to the Punks. Nevertheless, regardless of the essential function of NFTs on this mission, PUNX should not planning to launch their non-fungible tokens within the nearest future.
Each Aoki and 3LAU, actual identify Justin Blau, have labored with metaverse and web3 initiatives earlier than. In October this 12 months, 3LAU just about carried out throughout Decentraland’s Metaverse Music Pageant. In 2021, he additionally launched 33 NFTs to have fun the anniversary of his Ultraviolet album.
Steve Aoki has been within the house for a while as nicely. In April this 12 months, he produced music tracks to go along with the unique Lamborghini Aventador Coupé NFT. In July, the DJ joined The Sandbox metaverse with a set of three,333 generated avatars, and in October, he partnered with NFT mission Deadfellaz to launch a Halloween style capsule. Notably, in 2021 Aoki and 3LAU additionally launched an NFT of their track “Jenny.”
December has already seen a number of Web3 music-related releases. Earlier this month, leisure large Animoca Manufacturers acquired a majority stake in deadmau5 and Plastikman’s music metaverse PIXELYNX. Music participant Winamp began supporting non-fungible tokens, permitting customers to hearken to their favourite tracks in an NFT format. Warner Music Group introduced its partnership with Polygon and LGND Music to create “Digital Vinyl” NFTs.