News and reviews of independent music

04 MarYoutify: Musicians, now you can busk online!

Swedish developers Per Thulin and Karl Tannergård have created a browser-based music player that streams music from Youtube, SoundCloud and Official.fm.   Youtify comes with a unique feature:  through integration with flattr’s social micropayment platform, it allows listeners to donate to artists with the click of a button.  For indie musicians, that’s an interesting proposition. […]

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03 FebStreaming, Ad-Free Indie Music

Innovations in technology Independent musicians were among of the earliest beneficiaries of innovations in communications and digital technology. In two short decades, our ability to make and share music been completely transformed. Where once thousands of dollars had to be invested in studio time, artwork, mastering and printing records to manifest one album, we can […]

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