The South by Southwest SXSW music festival is one of the largest and most popular in the United States. For the fifth year in a row, SXSW has released a DRM-free, RIAA-safe collection of songs totaling 6 GB, which can all be downloaded for free, thanks to BitTorrent.
For some of the previous editions, SXSW itself has offered torrents showcasing the artists scheduled to perform at the festival.
ESPSIX is a DJ/Composer from Czech Republic. He generally creates varieties of Discohouse, Funkyhouse, Clubhouse, Electrohouse, & nujazz/nufunk. This collection was put together especially for FrostClick & FrostWire and includes 2 special tracks. "Me" is the newest nujazz/funk composition & "Discore" is the newest discohouse track from ESPSIX, which right now is exclusively available only with this collection via FrostWire download.
Girl Talk is the stage name of musician/mash-up DJ Gregg Gillis and 'Feed the Animals' is his fourth LP he released on Illegal Art. Gillis is very well known for his inspired mixing style - he uses dozens, if not hundreds of samples from different songs, often without the artists' permission, to create a new composition.
What musicians are saying is that true creativity needs to be open, fluid, and alive. When it comes to copyright, they are pro-choice. Here are 16 songs that encourage people to play with their tunes, not just play them.
This CD was given away free with the November 2004 issue of Wired Magazine, and is permitted to be freely shared and sampled for non-commercial purposes under the terms of the Creative Commons licenses placed on the music.