CcMixter

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.wikipedia
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Produsage

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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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

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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.

Boing Boing

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The RFP received broad coverage including Boing Boing, AdAge, and Wired.

Advertising Age

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The RFP received broad coverage including Boing Boing, AdAge, and Wired.

Wired (magazine)

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The RFP received broad coverage including Boing Boing, AdAge, and Wired.

Netlabel

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On October 28, 2009, the fifth anniversary of the first upload to ccMixter, Creative Commons announced a transfer of operations to ArtisTech Media, a net label owned and operated by members of the ccMixter community.

Cross-platform software

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