Music Distribution 2.0 — Audius and ROCKI

  1. That content is uploaded to a Content Node.
  2. The data gets transcoded and returns a reference code used to identify the track (hashing)
  3. The data linked by the reference code is replicated to two other Content Nodes on the network.
  4. An on-chain transaction is published signifying that the track exists on Audius and that the metadata is attached to the profile that uploaded the track.
  5. The transaction is picked up and indexed by a Discovery Node
  6. The client returns that the track was successfully published when it shows up on the Discovery Node, marking the upload complete.
  • Public blockchain, where the issued ROCKS tokens are circulating and can be bought and sold.
  • Private Ethereum blockchain, which is used to perform all the transactions within the system (i.e. payment from the ROCKI payment system to artists, tips from listener to the artist, etc.)
  • NFT blockchain, copyright of every piece of music is marked by a unique NFT token in the ROCKI ecosystem for protection of music creator and its corresponding income. The tokens are tradable making creations transferable and investors/fans able to enjoy income generated by the music.



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