EDM star Deadmau5 has partnered with digital artist Michah Dowbak — aka Mad Canine Jones — to launch two NFT artwork collections on the Winklevoss-owned Nifty Gateway in the present day.
— Goat lord (@deadmau5) January 12, 2021
The artworks have already raised $338,000 with the ultimate public sale but to complete. Block Heater, a single version NFT, presently has a bid of $20,000 on it with roughly 19 hours remaining.
The NFTs are a mix of music from famend multi-Grammy nominated Deadmau5 and paintings from Dowbak, whose earlier NFT assortment in collaboration with DJ 3Lau offered out inside seconds.
Dowbak is a frequent collaborator with high-profile purchasers, creating paintings for Run The Jewels, Jabbawockeez, Conor McGregor, Maroon 5, and Chromeo.
This isn’t Deadmau5’s first NFT rodeo both. In December 2020, he launched a 30-second audio-reactive paintings which offered for $49,277. In the identical month, 6,000 NFT packs that includes content material from current exhibits and video clips had been listed on the Wax Trade with a worth simply shy of $100,000. The artist appears decided to assist unfold the phrase about NFT expertise to his lots of followers together with 3.5 million followers on Twitter, 2.5 million on Instagram, and 1.7 million on YouTube.
This week additionally noticed Nifty Gateway welcome Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland who will public sale his NFT assortment on January 19. The NFT platform has hosted some high-value gross sales with one assortment impressed by expertise, nature, and Star Wars promoting for $3.5 million in December final yr.
Tomorrow Nifty is releasing a set by Hipworth in collaboration with British DJ Carl Cox.