paying artists (was: Re: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation) (FSF)
Stian Rødven Eide
stian at julipan.org
Thu Feb 14 17:49:57 UTC 2008
> www.magnatune.com 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 http://www.magnatune.com/info/license
(at the bottom of the page).
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