Re: [linux-audio-user] POLL: Marketing Free Music

From: Rob <lau@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Mar 11 2006 - 21:22:26 EET

On Sat March 11 2006 07:18, James McDermott wrote:
> As for a name, I agree that "web releasing musician" is a bit
> unwieldy, and "PIZZA" and "ECS-files" would require a bit too
> much explanation! "netlabel" is a term that already has some
> currency - could we use that or a variant?

Just as people who publish books on the web are "self-published",
I would describe people who release their music on the web as

Maybe you're looking for a term that differentiates between
people who release exclusively in formats that are intangible
from those who release their own CD's as well (or authors who
get their e-books put on paper through Lulu or CafePress), but I
myself don't think that distinction is necessary.

Received on Sun Mar 12 00:15:08 2006

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