Blockchain-backed ecosystem seeks to revolutionize the relationship between artists and their fans
SEATTLE, October 25, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – S! NG, a developer of tools that enable creators to instantly protect and sell their work using blockchain technology, today announced the launch of S! NG Market, an organized, music-centric digital marketplace where users can buy, sell, view and listen to non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of their favorite artists in one place. For this exciting launch, S! NG Market features prolific musical artists such as Our Lady Peace, Aloe Blacc, Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit and Puscifer (with Maynard James Keenan, Carina Round & Mat Mitchell), all of whom will be releasing original content. and market their NFTs on a user-friendly and eco-friendly platform powered by the Ethereum blockchain and hosted by ZEAL. For more information on S! NG Market, visit www.singmarket.com.
“S! NG is dedicated to creators and now, with the launch of S! NG Market, their fans will truly own digital collectibles forever, rather than just paying to access them through a DSP,” said Geoff Osler, CEO and Co-Founder of S! NG. “All a fan needs is a credit card and a love of music to hear, see and experience these digital assets of their favorite artists – and they don’t need to know anything about crypto or blockchain to do that. “
“S! NG Market was developed by creators for creators, which gives us full control over our own art and allows fans to directly support us, the artists,” says Raine Maida, Product Manager at S! NG and frontman of multi- Our Lady Peace, the platinum-selling alternative rock band. “We want to mobilize artists to protect intellectual property and the creative process every step of the way. S! NG Market gives us the super power to connect directly with our fans – barrier-free – in a community-driven environment.”
“Telling stories through music is my passion and collaborating with Maui Prime, a member of the Bored Ape Yacht Club, gives me a lot of leeway to take risks and explore new stories and sounds,” said Aloe Blacc, songwriter – Grammy-nominated performer. “Placing our songs on S! NG Market as digital collectibles is a powerful way to interact with my fans. “
“The most exciting thing about NFTs is the direct relationship artists can now have with their fans without a middleman,” said Clay Busch, vice president, Shelter Music Group and co-founder of ZEAL. “Thanks to digital collectibles, our artists can now communicate directly with their main fans; reward them, surprise them or grant them unique access to shows in a more immediate and effective way. We are delighted to present our upcoming releases. GENESIS curated by ZEAL on S! NG Market and for our fans to start creating their ZEAL collections with the first drops from Puscifer, Nothing More, Our Lady Peace, Wes Borland, StrangeLoop Studios, Meats, Mike’s Dead, Danny Wimmer and more . “
Led by Busch, with Shelter Music Group President Dino Paredes and Shelter Artistic Director Jonathan King, ZEAL has already formed strategic partnerships with technology partners, management companies, live event promoters, artists and agencies.
ZEAL Certified Featured Collection Upcoming launches on the S! NG market:
October 29 – Our Lady Peace – Stop Making Stupid People Famous (Free compliments from SiNG & ZEAL).
October 31 – Mike’s Dead Feat. Strange Loop Studios, Voodoo Brownz, Polygon & more …
November 1 to November 9 – Wes Borland x StrangeLoop Studios (Daily Drop)
November 16 – Danny Wimmer Presents x Meats – Festival – Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, Inkcarceration and more.
November 17 – Puscifer x Meats – Bullet Train To Iowa
November 18 – THE NEVERLY BOYS (with Dave Sitek and Daniel Ledinsky) – The dark side of everything
November 19 – Nothing more
About S! NG:
S! NG is more than just a Marketplace, it’s the premier ecosystem where fans can create, buy, sell, organize, view and listen to their digital collectibles in one secure place. S! NG is inclusive, easy to use, and makes digital collectibles accessible online direct from creators to fans. S! NG was created to empower artists by removing financial barriers to protecting their intellectual property and to support their creative process every step of the way. S! NG is a collaboration with artists, by artist, for artists and fans. Follow S! NG on Instagram and Twitter at @sing_collective
ZEAL was formed from Shelter Music Group to guide Shelter’s client list and provide a bridge between the music community and the emerging space of digital collectibles. ZEAL’s goal is to guide artists and their releases through an organized experience, provide appropriate roadmaps to get to market, and onboard other companies to ensure the best experience for fans – all while maintaining the integrity of the artist’s overall creative vision. Follow ZEAL on Instagram and Twitter at @CollectZeal
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Corey Herscu for S! NG Market
Clay Busch, co-founder, ZEAL