We all love to sing.
Some of us sing professionally. Others sing in the shower. And
For this latter group, however, their creative endeavors usually become a product for somebody’s else’s gain. In fact, singers often have to pay for the privilege of having some tech company profit off their talent.
This is where
Everyone a creator. Everyone a muse.
These apps provided the musical accompaniment to which they could sing. But the free versions were very restrictive, and to make use of additional services, users needed to pay. And if users uploaded their covers onto the network, garnering followers in the process, they got nothing in return except, perhaps, comments from grateful fans.
Put simply, the singing user pays everything. And gets nothing in return.
This is unfair, argues
Using ICON’s blockchain technology, the
At least that’s the theory.
CEO and founder Kim Heuibae explains, “I thought that using blockchain could make things easier for the user and if we did a good job creating the ecosystem with tokens, we could create a service where users stake rather than pay fees.”
Though young people in their teens and 20s constitute the DApp’s primary target, the service’s user base is quite diverse in terms of age and national origin. “We’ve even got a grandfather who sings only trot music,” says Kim. You have non-Koreans singing K-pop and Koreans singing the latest Billboard hits. The project has also entered into partnerships with music-related companies throughout the world.
Not only does this rewards users materially, but also helps expand their fan bases and communities.
SOMESING’s staking system takes two forms. Users should make a one-time token deposit to save the songs they’d like to sing for free. When they leave the service, they get their deposit back. The other involves the tokens accumulated through content production. These tokens are staked for the four to eight weeks that viewers can usually see a song.
Karaoke and more
The user can adjust the key of the accompaniment to match their voice. The application syncs the voice input and adjusts for audio latency in real time. The volume of the accompaniment adjusts to the user’s voice. You can even add audio effects such as echos and reverb.
You can use editing and mixing software to create duets. Maybe add in some
SOMESING released its beta version last week.
Kim knows there are a lot of empty projects out there. He aims to show people