paying artists (was: Re: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation) (FSF)

Stian Rødven Eide stian at
Thu Feb 14 17:49:57 UTC 2008

> is another site that does something similar, although
> they select their artists (and thus on average quality is much higher).
> There you can pay with a credit card and you can decide if you want a CD
> burned and shipped to you, or just download the bits (you get to choose
> how much to pay and 50% goes to the artist, which compared to 2-7% from
> record labels is a big difference).
> Music is not released under CC, licenses (IIRC) but I've found their
> licensing terms to be quite reasonable.

Actually, all of Magnatunes music is free for non-commercial use and
licensed under CC-BY-NC-SA. See
(at the bottom of the page).


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