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Now that’s what I call a remix: confessions of a YouTube-oholic

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… they’ll be recording an entirely crowd funded album, after raising around $60,000 through Sellaband.

With a little help from their fans

In sharp contrast to the music industry (whose legendarily conservative attitudes I’ve been wincing over in the book Appetite for Self-Destruction, The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age ) the gaming world seems eager to let the fans do the work. Acclaimed LittleBigPlanet for PS3 has over 3 million user created …

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A penny for your thoughts: Why crowdfunding is taking off

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… with declining record sales, has also turned to the crowd for help. Leading the charge is Sellaband, which helps bands reach out to individual investors to pay for recording costs. These investors then share in any profits from the album. Likewise, Artistshare has been helping artists fund albums since 2003, by offering investors extra material, published accreditation and even a chance to help with the creative process (in 2004 Maria Schneider won a Grammy with its help). AKA …

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