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Description

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.

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Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish. Also testing: Swedish, Russian, Czech.

Size

Currently:

  • 3923 published albums
  • 144132 active BitTorrent downloads
  • 139485 active members
  • 43367 album reviews

Formats

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)

Curator Info

Group: Audio

Group coordinator: Sylvain Zimmer

Curator(s): Sylvain Zimmer, (+todo people in jamendo community)

Allottable size:  ? Something like 30mb?

Assessment

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

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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.

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