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Upcoming Drops: Oct. 4-10

BY Langston Thomas

October 04, 2021

Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL.

Don’t get us wrong — the more people onboarded into the space, the merrier. But because of the constant influx of great art and ideas, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings.

Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter & Discord scrolling behind you, as we’ll be coming up with a weekly list of upcoming drops you definitely don’t want to miss.

Cyber Frogs

Who: CyberFrogsNFT

What: 8,888 avatar NFTs

When: Oct. 4 @ 5 p.m. EST

Where: Cyber Frogs Website

Why: Cyber Frogs comes as the latest PFP project to be conceived on the Solana blockchain. As avatar projects continue to dominate the NFT marketplace, developers have been branching out onto other blockchains to give some extra breathing room to their collections. These frogs will be available to mint for 1 SOL each.

Kidmograph – Area

Who: Kidmograph

What: Nine-piece collection

When: Oct. 4 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Kidmograph is a multi-disciplinary artist whose unique style has earned him contracts with Instagram, Adidas, MTV and more. Having solidified himself as one of the most coveted visual artists in electronic music, Area builds upon the Argentinian artist’s impressive catalog of NFT collections.

The Princess Bride Drop No. 2

Who: WAX x Act III Licensing and Brand Management

What: The Princess Bride’s second NFT drop

When: Oct. 5 @ 1 p.m. EST

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Why: “The Princess Bride” official NFT collection returns for its second and final drop this week. The last of the 900 NFT packs from the iconic film will be available to collect for $100 on the WAX blockchain.

Dirtybird – Flight Club

Who: Dirtybird Records

What: 9,090 avatar NFTs

When: Oct. 5 @ 3 p.m. EST

Where: FlightClub Website

Why: Dirtybird has long been a proponent of internet art and culture — their venture into non-fungibles earlier in 2021 saw a warm welcome from the NFT community. And after months of incredible releases, the celebrated label is now set to launch their own PFP project, Flight Club. Capped at 9,090 birds, minting will go live this week and cost 0.06 ETH per NFT.

Vhils – Peace & Love

Who: Vhils

What: NFT collection

When: Oct. 5 @ 6 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Vhils brings something incredibly unique to the NFT space. While the majority of artists within the non-fungible ecosystem are digitally native, by utilizing explosives, the Lisbon-based artist creates physical installments on a massive scale.

Katy Arrington – Magic Happy Place of Joy

Who: Katy Arrington

What: NFT collection

When: Oct. 5 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: Digital painter Katy Arrington has released some truly iconic NFTs in 2021. Her strange, beautiful and sometimes creepy characters live within a universe of bold, vibrant color. This latest collection is a continuation of her unmistakable illustrative style and will include one of her most vulnerable pieces yet.

MekaVerse

Who: Art by Mattey & Matt Braccini

What: 8,888 avatar NFTs

When: Oct. 6 @ 5 p.m. EST

Where
: TheMekaVerse.com

Why
: The MekaVerse is an upcoming collection of 8,888 3D, mecha-inspired NFTs. With more than 90,000 Twitter followers and Discord members, MekaVerse has grown to proportions rarely seen for a project so far ahead of release. These mekas will be available to mint for 0.2 ETH each.

Steven Baltay

Who: Steven Baltay

What: NFT collection

When: Oct. 6 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Steven Baltay, also known by his moniker Realimposter, has continued to conceive some of the oddest yet interesting 3D art in the NFT space. With a style focusing on surreal representations of human interaction, his latest offering via Nifty Gateway is sure to achieve his goal of evoking surprise, disgust and satisfaction.

Grand Chamaco – Mucho Muchacho

Who: Grand Chamaco

What: NFT collection

When: Oct. 7 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: Mexico-based illustrator Grand Chamaco is taking the plunge into NFTs with Mucho Muchacho, his first-ever NFT collection. Inspired by his Mexican roots, Chamaco has continued to adopt the vibrant palette of his culture into his 3D pieces, with Mucho Muchacho presenting portraits of Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dalí, Donald Trump and more.

Crossroads Exhibit – NFT Showcase No. 3

Who: Unseen Gallery’s Crossroads Exhibit

What: NFT showcase

When: Oct. 8 @ 3 p.m. EST

Where: Unseen Website

Why: From Unseen Gallery’s “Crossroads” Exhibit comes the third NFT showcase highlighting Black and African artists in film, music, and digital art. This showcase will feature collectible art from Vintagemozart & Lizzy Idowu, Crixtover Edwin, Raven Trammell, Stephen Lotus, Tayodamnshoes & Kai Morton.

Crossroads Exhibit – NFT Showcase No. 4

Who: Unseen Gallery’s Crossroads Exhibit

What: NFT showcase

When: Oct. 9 @ 4 p.m. EST

Where: Unseen Website

Why: From Unseen Gallery’s “Crossroads” Exhibit comes the fourth NFT showcase highlighting Black and African artists in film, music, and digital art. This showcase will feature collectible art from Vintagemozart, Ayesha Kazim, Lana Denina, Young Kev, & Shay The Surrealist.

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