Music and web3 have long merged together, offering music lovers even more pleasure and benefits from listening, watching, and entertaining. The headings of major media publications almost daily feature renowned bands, musicians, singers, and companies, taking up web3 initiatives. One of the recent news, which is now on every tongue, concerns the largest streaming platform Spotify and its partnership with the blockchain gaming giant Roblox.
Spotify Island is the name of the newly-created virtual venue of Spotify in the Roblox metaverse. The exclusive venue offers a variety of inclusive user experiences under one roof. Thus, users can create music in beat-maker stations powered by Soundtrap, socialize in the community of like-minders, meet up with music icons in the metaverse, participate in drawings and quest with valuable prizes, and be among the first to access VR merch from iconic artists, and far beyond.
Performed predominantly in Spotify's corporate green shades, the vibrant forest area is essentially a platform-centric amalgamation of everything inherent in Spotify and music in general. Here, you can hop, bounce and grind through a neon world that embraces the "little man in a big world" theme due to building-sized trees and massive vines. There is a tree with a hollow in it, lined with musical keys. Have you ever played the tree? We guess not yet. Surfing down the glittering path radiated its own melody.
Spotify's officials also claim that the Island is a new, perfect way for music artists to monetize their content while staying closer to their fans. An additional benefit will be getting income from royalties, acquired from sales of NFTs, and other digital assets.
Besides, the music streaming platform teases its first themed experience, dubbed K-Park, to launch in a few weeks. This will especially appeal to the K-pop fandom of such major artists as Stray Kids and SUNMI. By the way, everyone willing can already purchase top-tier merch by SUNMI on Spotify Island. Stay Kids are just in their way.
All these and other boons make Spotify Island "a paradise of sound, where fans and artists from all over the world can explore a wonderland of sounds, quests, and super-special merchandise."
Join the craze right now, as only the early bird catches the worm!