I might be amongst the last to notice, or, in my permanently dazed (and often confused) state, I might be the only one who sees it at all, but of late there seems to be a growing sense of schizophrenia around the free music movement. More and more people seem to be fixing their eyes on the core of what we’re doing and trying to figure out what the hell’s actually there and what we should be doing about it. Continue reading Spreaking Free
It’s rare, these days, for me to pay real attention to Jamendo. Way back when I first tripped over free music I treated the place as a hub, the first check-in point whenever I felt like finding something new and for the most part it worked. Continue reading Jamendo
What’s the point of free? Continue reading Why Free?
Free music, free culture in general in fact, is a thing of obvious benefits. To the creator it’s an outlet which allows for honest enthusiasm, for the passion which was invested into the work to be appreciated by as many people as possible without having to adhere to a communal, often corporate, set of ideals. Continue reading The Future of Free Music
When I’m writing for this site, or just rambling incoherently about free music, I habitually refer to ‘us’, the movement that is, the free music scene which provides a common thread to bind together a vast number of completely different individuals into some sense of collective belief. Or at least that’s the theory. Continue reading Poetical or Political?