Free Downloadable Music

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by dreamliner77, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Ok, so Napster got shut down. The RIAA went after Kazaa, and now you. iTunes and the new Napster et al. want you to pay too much for crappy mp3's, wma's, or aac's. So where do you turn if you want to stay on the right side of the RIAA's attorneys? Try the Live Music Archive:


    http://www.archive.org/audio/etree.php
     
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  2. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    it would be better if it was popular music like ac/dc and all the new popular bands
     
  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Don't be fooled. There is a lot of great music on there.
     
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    79p? Yeah, absolute daylight robbery that is!
     
  5. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    79p ain't a bad price is it :D
     
  6. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I think iTunes is great .. I like to support artists I like so maybe they'll keep making music as there is WAY to much junk out there right now. Along with archive.org I would suggest Further for good, FREE, live, legal music.
     
  7. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    man, kazaa is shut down, or being payed for yet in some places at least. Just download as much as you can right now, and worry about this later.
     
  8. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Music sounds better live! Music would cost 10% of the price if it was recorded live!

    Thanks for the link I will see if there is any E.L.O. live!
     
  9. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I agree .. after listening to some of the bands I like live there studio stuff just doesn't seem the same (though I buy it to support them .. and it's still good just I view it differently is all). Some bands are also begining to notice fans are into live shows and are begining to sell them either right after the show or online later (ie. pearl jam, moe., phish, ect.). I think this is a great idea and gets fans more interested/involved in the live shows where the bands really make there $ anyways. :D
     
  10. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I agree. 99c per song on iTMS isn't really too much at all.
    But I do think the bitrate should be higher than 128k AACs. The quality really doesn't come close to my 256k mp3 CD rips.
     
  11. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Agreed .. they could up it to 192 w/out that much more bw cost (filesize) or even higher. Oh well though :(
     
  12. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I still don't undertand why people will pay 99c (79p) per song or $10 an album when it's encoded at a low bitrate when you can go out and get the real cd with covers etc for $10-13. Most cd's only have 10-12 songs these days anyways, so you're paying essentially the same price for an inferior copy.
     
  13. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Well I'm lazy and gas is still over $2 a gallon and the mall is a drive :( Also I buy more singles then albums on iTunes. ;)
     
  14. Abbadon2001

    Abbadon2001 OSNN Addict

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    $2 a gallon..... i wish it was that cheap over here in the UK! Im looking at just under 80p a litre down here, and thats lower than avg in the UK right now. (That would equate to about $6.50 a gallon i think....)
     
  15. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Yeah just had this discussion on IRC :p Don't you all (sorry to generalize) for the most part drive smaller cars though? Also wouldn't be as bad if i lived in city where I could use some form of mass transportation.
     
  16. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    its $1.88 here in muskegon,michigan. Thank good premium is like $1.95ish and thats what i use for my dirtbike...3 weeks ago it was $2.30! It was scaring me
     
  17. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    ahh isnt great how Bush can pump billions of dollars into Iraq but the schools, milk and gas prices rise here in the US... irony is gas is free in Iraq... cant wait to get his ass out of office.
     
  18. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    gas is free in Iraq?
     
  19. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    I believe it is... last I heard it was... but everytime I watch the news anymore Bush comes on and mispronounces terra ... memo to Bush ... There aint no ****ing 'a' in terror you longhorn daddy coat tail riding army dodging numbnut.
     
  20. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    dang...