Music | Open Source Music

WHY SOUNDCLOUD4U? YOUTUBEMUSIC4U?

  When the era of “artist-direct” ended in a bad dream, the tech giants dealt with the music giants and made it so difficult for any music outside their influence to surface. SoundCloud.com and YouTube.com became two of the surviving venues as repositories...

HOBBIT LOVE by THE GAZILLIONS

In the early 2000s, with a crew of music lovers, outraged by the corporate complacency of the crumbling of the recording industry, we posted links to mp3s that might have gone overlooked by this shrinking industry. Our pool of worthy music was created by all the...

LILY OF THE WEST by DEAD HORSES

First time in 20 years copyrights in the United States will enter the Public Domain.   Bravo! The Milwaukee Record has already gotten a head start on 2019 with their monthly “Public Domain” section. I’ve looked but I couldn’t find if the artists have granted public...
FREE CHRISTMAS MUSIC

FREE CHRISTMAS MUSIC

This is an example of how incorrect copyright notice can allow intellectual property to become owned by the public.  Found and posted at the internet archive by Gerard Arthus, this 1957 collection of Christmas classics was released without any copyright notice as...
“Common People” by Pulp

“Common People” by Pulp

I loved this song when it came out, and I think I love it even more now. It’s timeless but it’s also a time-capsule, with music so perfectly matched to the lyrics, and production so right that you are thrust into the picture from the first bar to the end....