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« on: November 25, 2007, 22:24:56 PM »

http://www.jamendo.com/en

jamendo is a new model for artists to promote, publish, and be paid for their music.

On jamendo, the artists distribute their music under Creative Commons licenses. In a nutshell, they allow you to download, remix and share their music freely. It's a "Some rights reserved" agreement, perfectly suited for the new century.

These new rules allow jamendo to use the powerful new means of digital distribution like Peer-to-Peer networks such as BitTorrent or eMule to legally distribute albums at near-zero cost.

jamendo users can discover and share albums, but also review them or start a discussion on the forums. Albums are democratically rated based on the visitors’ reviews. If they fancy an artist they can support him by making a donation.

jamendo is the only platform that joins together :

    * A legal framework protecting the artists (thanks to the Creative Commons licenses).
    * Free, simple and quick access to the music, for everyone.
    * The use of the lastest Peer-to-Peer technologies
    * The possibility of making direct donations to the artists.
    * An adaptive music recommendation system based on iRATE to help listeners discover new artists based on their tastes and on other criterias such as their location.
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« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2008, 19:42:45 PM »

>Excellent link< I'd reccomend it to anyone, this is the future, where people contribute for the sake of contribution, not profit making Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2009, 10:14:11 AM »

I'd like to recommend this site once more.
I just "discovered" it today, plenty of nice audio tracks over there
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