Independent music since 2006
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Recommended Creative Commons projects
ACTS OF SILENCE covers Creative Commons music that is given away for free. Most of the time, these albums are released by netlabels, though periodically, they review self-released works. Founded by David Nemeth, Unites states
CLONGCLONGMOO is a German, user driven project. Here you can read about new netlabel releases every day. The site also contains a massive list of netlabels. A great tool to find out about new and not so famous music!
FREEQUENCY is a great and very respected German based radio show with free netaudio music, broadcasting on ByteFM and presented by Christian Grasse. You can also download or listen to the show as a podcast via archive.org.
FROSTCLICK is a blog/directory of all cool and legal things you can download with the FrostWire application or just straight up with your browser. They regulary scan the web, keep in touch with netlabels, try to stay on top of the news and pick the best of free & legal content available online. A truly great project!
FREE MUSIC ARCHIVE is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads. The Free Music Archive is directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America. Radio has always offered the public free access to new music. The Free Music Archive is a continuation of that purpose, designed for the age of the internet.
INDONESIAN NETLABEL UNION is a collective movement of the Indonesian netlabels for introducing the existence of free legal music from Indonesia into a wider range; offline and online.
NETAUDIO INDEX is a user driven site with a lot of news and links to new free music. http://netaudio.bai-hua.org
NETLABELISM is a German magazine for quality netaudio. The project is based in Cologne but the articles are written in English. http://netlabelism.com
NETWAVES is a Belgian non-profit organisation, based in Leuven - serving and promoting netlabels. Netwaves is also a weekly radio program dedicated to netlabels/netaudio. Almost every episode features an interview with a netlabel artist, netlabel owner or somebody related to netlabels. http://netwaves.org
REC72 is a Cologne based netlabel delivering electronic music and audio visuals for free on the Internet – since 2007. http://rec72.net