From the jamendo site:
- On jamendo, the artists distribute their music under Creative Commons licenses. In a nutshell, they allow you to download, remix and share their music freely. It's a "Some rights reserved" agreement, perfectly suited for the new century.
English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish. Also testing: Swedish, Russian, Czech.
- 3923 published albums
- 144132 active BitTorrent downloads
- 139485 active members
- 43367 album reviews
Music available for download in MP3 and Ogg Vorbis formats. Can also be streamed using BitTorrent or eMule.
- Scripting (any scripting needed to convert it from current packaging)
Group coordinator: Sylvain Zimmer
Curator(s): Sylvain Zimmer, (+todo people in jamendo community)
Allottable size: ? Something like 30mb?
Scope: There is music from a lot of different countries/cultures. No explicitly "kids" music, but many tags like "world", "ambient", "jazz", ... could work.
Completeness: 5 first songs to be chosen on 8/2/08
Multilingualism: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish. Also testing: Swedish, Russian, Czech.
Quality: Mel: "Very good!"
Freeness: Various CC licenses selected by individual artists. We can ask the artists to switch some tracks to a BY-SA license if they don't have it already.
Comments, Tags, and Ratings
How to Add
On Jamendo: To label a playlist for the OLPC, add "OLPC" (no quotes) before its name. For instance : a playlist titled "OLPC music from Kenya" would make that playlist into a file for the OLPC library.