Tycho is planning to offer audio and visual projects as NFTs

“I’m beyond excited to see what we can create here together.”

Electronic music producer Tycho has announced his intentions to take his audiovisual work into the NFT sphere. The artist, real name Scott Hansen, is also a graphic designer and has created album covers, posters, and other artworks under the ISO50 moniker.

Hansen took to Twitter to share the news, saying: “As a visual artist and musician it’s been incredibly fascinating to watch the NFT space evolve. So many new avenues for expression and connection for both artists and fans. Tycho has always been an audio visual project so it’s refreshing to find a space that elevates the imagery into the same conversation as the sound. I feel so fortunate that such a passionate and supportive community has grown up around Tycho so I’m beyond excited to see what we can create here together.”

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NFTs have dominated the online conversation in music, as artists sell their work at jaw-droppingly high figures and use the technology to attempt to cultivate a closer relationship with their fans. As Tycho says in the thread, he also intends to use NFTs as a means to build on the community and fanbase he has created.

There is an ongoing debate as to whether the Ethereum blockchain and NFT transactions are posing a threat to the environment. Everest Pipkin’s blog post on the environmental impact is being ubiquitously shared at the moment, but a counterargument by Sterlin Crispin, titled NFTs and Crypto Art: The Sky is not Falling, is gaining traction, too.

Hansen discusses the effect of NFTs with Benn Jordan, AKA The Flashbulb, in the thread:

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