Digitally RareJul 17, 2018
Animal Software and Cutility Maximization w/ Sam Spike Animal Software and Cutility Maximization w/ Sam Spike
How the Finis came to life & more, told by Sam Spike of Fini, JPG, and Fingerprints.
On-Chain Art and the Always On Computer
@ChainLeftist, the on-chain glitch artist known for Chaos Roads, speaks about on-chain art, the history of nfts, and what it means for an artwork to run on the always-on computer.
What's in the Secret Stashh
Digital space, digital place, and digital face with Tor Bair, cofounder of Stashh.
Digitally native space and cross chain identity with Tor Bair, cofounder of Stashh.
Is This Good Material? BINGO w/ Kevin Esherick
We learn about the latest artistic additions to his jeans (the Material) and about Kevin's latest work, Artist Bingo.
The Meaning of Minting w/ Giancarlo
A conversation on the wider NFT market, what mass adoption may look like, and what gives these digital objects meaning.
Copyright Click Save w/ Brian L Frye
Join us for a wildly fun conversation about the NFT art market, copyright, plagiarism, and more with IP lawyer and conceptual artist Brian L Frye.
Embracing The Chaos That Comes With the Summer Haze
Artist Cole Sternberg chats with us about environmental composition, analog and digital patina, and the background of his work, on- and off-line.
Getting 0wned w/ Rhea Myers
OG crypto artist Rhea Myers on Inscriptions, the intent vs letter of the code that is law, her upcoming compendium of written pieces, and her new digital work showcased in Berlin.
Open Ended Open Editions
Jonathan and Matt catch up over open edition hype, ordinals, and who knows what else!
Speculations on NonExistentTokens w/ Sarah Meyohas
Sarah Meyohas on conceptual crypto art history, Bitchcoin, prompt generation as artistic medium, the relationship between human labor and art, art as alchemy, and so so much more.
Music NFT Aggregation: Which is the Right(s) Way?
A thorough dialogue between web3 musicians Verite and Black Dave on the topic of music NFT aggregators, the forces of innovation, and the direction they’d each like to see the web3 music space go.
We're all still NEW HERE w/ Dan Sickles
Sundance winning director Dan Sickles joins us to talk about NEW HERE, his documentary about the NFT ecosystem and culture that, of course, uniquely exists within the world of NFTs. We talk peculiarities of Hollywood's production model, web3's flexible identity model, how the film engages with digital ownership, and much more.
Bid to Earn? The GBM Auction Mechanic
Hugo from myNFT gives us the illustrious, 5 year journey of his team, talks NFT standards and walks us through a novel digital auction format they call a GBM auction.
Kaigani on What Mxtters
We catch up with Kaigani, famous decompiler of the CryptoKitty genome, and chat PFPs, Meebits DAO, his ArtBlocks projects, artist sustainability, Hollywood and of course his current project, Mxtter.
Hidden in the Ether: NFT Archaeology w/ Adam McBride
NFT Historian Adam McBride tells us how he scans for gold amongst the dust of the past: finding and identifying old NFT contracts, resurrecting prescient projects, and reconstructing the timeline of on-chain digital ownership.
Royalties are Dead, Long Live Royalties (w/Mitchell F. Chan)
Iconic conceptual artists Mitchel F. Chan walks us through the ongoing debate about NFT artist royalties in the wake of Sudoswap’s dismissale and his EIP’s solution.
Tomb Time w/ David Rudnick
We chat with David Rudnick about his practice and so much more, including the Tomb Series and each Tomb’s curatorial powers, sustainable and evolutionary objects, Stems I, II, III, and IV.
Season 3: Now, The Future, And We’re Still Here
WE ARE BACK FOR SEASON 3 BABY!
Then And Now: 4 Years of Digitally Rare
Matt and Jonathan celebrate Digitally Rare’s 4 year anniversary by listening to some old clips and wondering how we got here.
JPG2k + Digitally Rare = [this podcast]
It's a crossover episode! Well, almost. Matt did not wake up in time, and so Jonathan talks solo with Noah and Viv from the excellent NFT pod, JPG2k. We cover everything from Noah's new Chicken's NFT project, to how they got into NFTs and all kinds of other great NFT content.
Emitting and Admitting — 'Amends' for ETH
With his project 'Amends’, Kyle McDonald measures NFT activity on Ethereum during PoW and captures the historical emissions of three NFT marketplaces as handmade glass sculptures, to be auctioned during the merge, when Ethereum switches to Proof of Stake.
Out of Chaos: 45 Tracks
Matthew Chaim from SongCamp comes on the pod to discuss Chaos, the SongCamp's headless band, formed and re-formed each week, which produced 45 tracks in 6 weeks.
web3 could be going a few different ways
We chat with Molly White—author of 'web3 is going great'—and proudly join the ranks of those who have failed to convince her that blockchains might actually be pretty neat. We chat negative externalities, the power of economic incentives, and whether or not the NFT in Matt's hand is morally ok.
Choosing Peacefall (Or Not!)
Cameron Koczon from Fictive Kin brings us to a land of warriors and fighters battling it out on Ethereum to gain levels and be the very best that ever was.
Welcome to the BoysClub
Boys Club is social club and soon-to-be DAO that is welcoming the next 1 million women and non-binary people to web3. Their supporter NFTs launch to the public on May 14th, 2022.
Immateriality is in My Jeans
Kevin Esherick walks us (hah) through Material, a continuous art project exploring materiality, tangibility, and the ephemeral, via an absolutely sick pair of jeans.
pr1s0n.art — Restoring Justice And The Dignity of Returning Citizens
Ampl(ed) Reasons to Join a MetaLabel
Austin Robey (@austinrobey_) joins us to discuss the Bandcamp ➡️ Epic sale, the CryptoPunks ➡️ Yuga sale, and alternative organizational principles for communities, collectives, and a novel structure of the 'think-and-do tank’ that Austin calls the METALABEL.
Disco: A Digital Backpack For the LARP That Is Your Life
We chat with Evin (@provenauthority) about what’s-old-is-new technology standards that Disco is using to encourage a user-centric model of the web. Tune in to learn about Verified Credentials, Decentralized Identifiers, and all about Disco’s tech.
free jesus pamphlet fast cash money cash plus dot biz crypto god king condiments
A whimsical journey in which we bring steviep into a not-so-abandoned stairwell and discuss the mark of the beast, fast cash money cash plus dot biz, jesus pamphlets, discarded condiment packages, and the conceptual brilliance of free tokens.
Rule Breakers Following Rules
Rule-based art, speedruns, derived digitally scarcity, craft & care & flow states & attention over time, defining constraints and iterating in surprising ways within them, legibility vs complexity, desert society, and generative art transforming from an artist’s tool into the artist itself.
Song A (Finally) Done!
Matt gets high and Jonathan reinvents RSS (again). We shit-talk beniemaxi and discuss SongADAO, why Matt can’t stop buying conceptual art NFTs, the map and the territory, the temporal nature of information, steviep, and religion.
Wen Pete Davidson & Kim Kardashian Sex Tape?
The Most Famous Artist(s) collective is rewriting the rules of the art world w/ collaborative art careers, building a literal city, how brands should embrace web3 in ways that don’t suck, why the innovator’s dilemma doesn’t apply to discord, what ConstitutionDAO did wrong, gas prices (lol), how to save the world with NFTs, and the art-ification of route 66 into the American cultural highway. Also RIP Virgil.
Socialism? On My Blockchain? It’s More Common Than You Think!
The Blockchain Socialist & the boys deal with the haters, talk about Cybersyn, discuss how DAOs are just cooperatives, and how libertarians rediscovered sociocracy.
Listen To This Space! w/ Latashá
Latashá and your hosts get into music x crypto, education, and the opportunity of building a new system with new tools.
w*b3, and N/F/Ts, w/ Dan Olson
SPICY TAKES from both sides as we deep dive with web3/NFT skeptic Dan Olson of Folding Ideas. We ask and get asked the hard questions about what web3 is about, and whether the dominate powers of yesteryear have their claws in the future.
DADA.art: Parenting the Crypto Art Movement
We catch up with Judy and Bea to see where dada.art, a pioneering 2017 digital art movement is today, following the relaunch of their iconic 2017 collection Creeps and Weirdos.
A RAW Discussion w/ Luis of Fingerprints
Luis from Fingerprints discusses DeFi + NFTs, scaling a Dao from 15 to 200 members, photography finding its medium in NFTs, and the power of community.
An In-Depth (Troll) Debrief
Matt and Jonathan decompress from the wild ride that was August 2021, and chat about the Fuckin’ Trolls and their Tunes, the Doge NFT, SHL0MS’ toilet, sushi’ing OpenSea (#first), PaperclipDAO, NFT Archeology, Loot, and AMULETSSSSS.
Off and Lifeforms: Is This an Art? (Yes)
We catch up with artist Sarah Friend (@isthisanart_)—starting with stories from NFT history past—and learn about Off, a coordination experiment with NFT art and Lifeforms, digital NFT entities that one must keep alive. 🌱
NFTs for (Offline!) Community, w/ HOLDERSLAND
Haleek Maul is using his NFTs to bootstrap and support a Caribbean creator community, online and off, called HOLDERSLAND.
How Now, Noun DAO? (4156 Interview)
Punk 4156 talks the Nouns visio, covering innovative IP, governance, and cinematic universe b. Also: PFPs as a new medium.
The Song That Owns Itself
A Poppin’ Profile Picture Project Party
Learn why profile picture NFTs took off recently! Plus, we drop knowledge on NFTs + social spaces, talk shit about NFT projects discuss how vested interests shape online narratives, and matt introduces a new protocol called Epoxy.
Cataloging What Works w/ Jeremy Stern
Supporting musicians, building on top of Zora, and the social dynamics of music listening and ownership with Jeremy Stern, the co-founder of Catalog.
Music Royalties, but make it DeFi
Gary Young from Royalty Exchange gives us a look inside the music industry and how we might use NFTs to invest directly into an artist's off-chain royalties.
In Which We Vibe With Austin Griffith
Literally just a delightful conversation with the lovely builder of all things Ethereum, Austin Griffith.
Thinking Outside the Glitchbox: 0xDEAFBEEF's On-Chain Generative Art
Generative artist 0xDEAFBEEF constantly pushes the edges of on-chain generative art—we chat about how and why his projects are exploring the boundaries of the medium of generative art.
Welcome to the Cool Zone (of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility)
How conceptual artist Yves Klein predicted 2021 in 1958, and how the digital manifestation of his work was brought to life in 2017—just after CryptoPunks—by Mitchell Chan.
The Matthew and Rizzle Show… on Digitally Rare!
Matthew and Rizzle join us to react to the Christie’s punk auction, talk meebits & the metaverse, and uncover the bored ape conspiracy.