Essays and Deep Dives
What is Camp Chaos?
Camp Chaos is an 8-week experiment at the edges of music + the new internet, powered by Songcamp. It is one-half songwriting camp, one-half web3 hackathon. What we are building is a headless artist called Chaos - who will release their debut body of work as a collection of NFTs.
How To Build A Headless Band: Architecting Chaos
Camp Chaos is an 8-week experiment at the edges of music + the new internet. 80 human beings from all over the world have converged on the Songcamp Discord and committed to 8 weeks of collective creation.
Value Flow: How Chaos Artists Are Getting Paid
Camp Chaos - our latest experiment at Songcamp - has one very clear purpose: to give birth to a headless band called Chaos. In our previous essay, we dove into how we are using containers of Scope, Teams, and Time to give shape to this experiment in chaotic collection creation.
Chaos Packs: How The NFTs Work
Don't miss the release event of the century - Chaos Festival kicks off at 4pm ET on Friday June 3 in the Songcamp discord. RSVP at lu.ma/chaosfestival. Chaos is a headless band of 77 artists manifested by Songcamp.
Headless Bands and Lore with Songcamp | Interdependence
Excited to chat with one of the most exciting projects in the music and crypto field, Songcamp, and the world's first headless band, Chaos! Camp Chaos: https://www.chaos.build/ Songcamp: https://songcamp.mirror.xyz/ Follow Mark: https://twitter.com/markredito Follow Matthew: https://twitter.com/matthewchaim Follow Songcamp: https://twitter.com/songcamp_ Follow Chaos: https://twitter.com/headless_chaos Lars Holdhus: http://www.larsholdhus.com/ Matt Liston's 0xOmega: https://www.ccn.com/crypto-cult-augur-founder-creates-ethereum-based-religion-called-0x%CF%89/
Chaos Reigns: Inside the Internet's First 77-Artist "Headless Band"
In a 2019 essay, the applied research organization known as Other Internet introduced a conceptual primitive called "Headless Brands." The authors use the idea to describe an emerging model of blockchain-based branding: Rather than adopt the hierarchical brand logic of traditional corporations, headless brands like Bitcoin reproduce coherent brand identities and mobilize coordinated actions without centralized managerial bodies, acting as community-driven consensus systems within decentralized networks.
Chains & rails: How Songcamp builds community-first music infrastructure - Water & Music
Music DAO Deep Dives, Pt. 7: How Songcamp/Elektra is building a Web3-native artist collective Songcamp is a community founded by independent artist Matthew Chaim, with the goal of building more financially sustainable, decentralized infrastructure for like-minded artists to share their creative output and develop projects together.
Chaos and the Headless Band
The lore encircling and radiating from music NFTs is picking up steam, and Camp Chaos-powered by Matthew Chaim and Mark Redito of -is a central node; a decentralized gesamtkunstwerk of musicians, graphic designers, and illustrators.
What Do You Call a Headless 77-Person Web3 Band?
You call it Chaos of course. Camp Chaos. This is the name of the latest project from SongCamp (SC), a collective Web3 laboratory experimenting at the edges of music and blockchain technology. With Camp Chaos, SC brought together 77 individuals from all over the world to launch what is, in essence, a music NFT hackathon.