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ccMixter is a produsage community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works.
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ccMixter is a produsage community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works.
ccMixter, ccMixter, a collaborative music software which enables produsers to upload original music as well as remix and remake tracks uploaded by other users. All music which is upload is governed under the Creative Commons license, which therefore allows every user to access all music without limitations. Bruns describes ccMixter as a source of content that encourages users to participate in both uploading original music as well as remixing other's tracks, and that these tracks which are remixed become a palimpsest artifact, constantly rewritten and edited.

Bucky Jonson

Instead major artists such as DJ Vadim, Bucky Jonson (The Black Eyed Peas' live backing band) and Trifonic have contributed the solo studio tracks (stems) to entire albums making them available under Creative Commons licenses that allowed remixes.
Bucky Jonson is part of the Creative Commons effort and are included in the community music site ccMixter.

Remix culture

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ccMixter is a produsage community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works.
There are several webpages addressing this remix culture, for instance ccMixter founded 2004.

Tamara Barnett-Herrin

In addition there have been "calls for remixes" by members that post a cappellas, looking to create albums from remixes such Colin Mutchler, Brad Sucks, Tamara Barnett-Herrin (aka Calendar Girl) and Shannon Hurley.
The vocals and a minimalist backing track were available on the website as well as ccMixter for download, so that anyone could re-mix the song, and upload it to the website.

List of major Creative Commons licensed works

The Creative Commons offers also a search engine for major databases as: Europeana, Open Clip Art Library, Pixabay, ccMixter and more.

OpenGameArt.org

It accepts both 2D and 3D art, as well as sound effects and music, unlike similar projects such as ccMixter, which only deals with audio samples and songs, and The Freesound Project, which limits itself solely to samples.

Creative Commons-licensed content directories

ccHost - Server web software used by ccMixter and Open Clip Art Library

CcHost

ccHost is a web-based media hosting engine upon which Creative Commons' ccMixter remix web community is built.

Open-source model

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Sites such as ccMixter offer up free web space for anyone willing to license their work under a Creative Commons license.

Lisa DeBenedictis

Since the release of a set of vocal samples on ccMixter under a Creative Commons license, her songs have been remixed and sampled extensively by several artists from different countries.

The Walt

In December 2008, the band published all 150 studio tracks from their EP 'Something we did not have' on ccMixter to show their support for the modern remix culture and the Creative Commons platform.

Creative Commons

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ccMixter is a produsage community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works. Instead major artists such as DJ Vadim, Bucky Jonson (The Black Eyed Peas' live backing band) and Trifonic have contributed the solo studio tracks (stems) to entire albums making them available under Creative Commons licenses that allowed remixes.

Beastie Boys

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The ccMixter site contains over 10,000 samples from a wide range of recording artists, including high-profile artists such as Beastie Boys and David Byrne.

David Byrne

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The ccMixter site contains over 10,000 samples from a wide range of recording artists, including high-profile artists such as Beastie Boys and David Byrne.

Recording Industry Association of America

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As a cultural phenomenon, ccMixter represents a direct response to what some say is the increasingly litigious attitude of organizations like the RIAA—one which prevents artists from appropriating elements of others' work for creative reuse in their own.

Open music

Open
The project maintains close organizational ties to independent minded, open music labels such as Magnatune and BBE.

Magnatune

The project maintains close organizational ties to independent minded, open music labels such as Magnatune and BBE.

Barely Breaking Even

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The project maintains close organizational ties to independent minded, open music labels such as Magnatune and BBE.

Open-source software

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The site runs on ccHost, an award-winning open source multimedia content management system that is able to keep track of how content is being remixed.

Content management system

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The site runs on ccHost, an award-winning open source multimedia content management system that is able to keep track of how content is being remixed.

The Wired CD

Wired CD remix contest
ccMixter began in 2004 as the host of the Wired CD remix contest.

DJ Vadim

VadimDJ Vadim & Russian Percussions
Instead major artists such as DJ Vadim, Bucky Jonson (The Black Eyed Peas' live backing band) and Trifonic have contributed the solo studio tracks (stems) to entire albums making them available under Creative Commons licenses that allowed remixes.

The Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed PeasBlack Eyed Peas Live in Manilathose ever mushy Peas
Instead major artists such as DJ Vadim, Bucky Jonson (The Black Eyed Peas' live backing band) and Trifonic have contributed the solo studio tracks (stems) to entire albums making them available under Creative Commons licenses that allowed remixes.

Shannon Hurley

Lovers and Poets
In addition there have been "calls for remixes" by members that post a cappellas, looking to create albums from remixes such Colin Mutchler, Brad Sucks, Tamara Barnett-Herrin (aka Calendar Girl) and Shannon Hurley.