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#cc10 Featured Content: Jason Sigal on Chris Zabriskie


In celebration of Creative Commons’ tenth anniversary, we asked various friends of CC to write about their favorite CC-licensed works. Today, Jason Sigal tells the story of how Chris Zabriskie started licensing his music under CC BY and, in the process, opened new professional doors in his music career. Happy 10th, CC! From the Free…

The Free Music Archive Launches

Open Culture

On Saturday WFMU celebrated the launch of its new website, The Free Music Archive. Today, the community opens its doors to the public though is still in beta for now. Since there is so much content on the site, the FMA is featuring particular curators such as WFMU, KEXP, and dublab. So go register an…

Saturday in NY: launch party for the Free Music Archive

Events, Open Culture

The Free Music Archive‘s launch date is nearing, and there’s a party in Brooklyn this Saturday, April 4, to celebrate. If you’re not yet familiar with the project, the FMA is an online music library developed by the legendary freeform radio station WFMU and curated by partners including KEXP and Dublab. From FMA’s Jason Sigal: Every…

NYTimes Recommends CC for Free Music Downloads

Open Culture

Yesterday, the New York Times published an article titled “Free Music Downloads Without the Legal Peril ” in which they gave CC a nice plug: Creative Commons is a site that helps copyright holders decide which rights they want to share — for instance making songs free for personal use and distribution, but not for…