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SpinningMerkaba on 12/14/2017 at 12:58PM
This year we've curated 3 albums for the winter season to showcase the remixing events we hold each year during December. Winter Lights is an 18 song collection of uplfting seasonal tracks. Winter Nights is a 13 song collection of remixes that say humbug to the holidays. And Christmas Hope is a collection of curated songs by ccMixter artist Snowflake. All three releases are available at Bandcamp, TuneTrack and Jamendo. All remixes are available under Creative Commons licenses.
We've uploaded a few tracks here and hope to inspire FMA artists to join in this year's remix event "Under The Tree." We love collaborating with the Free Music Archive and wish everyone a great season of new music to end the year and begin 2018 with some original music that will add to the collection of cc holiday tunes.
Get the full albums at Bandcamp
Visit our Under The Tree remix event!
SpinningMerkaba on 11/03/2017 at 04:19PM
2017 has seen a renewed collaborative effort between ccMixter and the Free Music Archive. In July of this past summer, we helped generate original Creative Commons remixes to raise awareness in the fight for Net Neutrality. And most recently we again collaborated on the Halloween remix event Ghost Notes, creating 54 remixes using CC source materials.
In both cases Cheyenne Hohman curated FMA materials that would work for the themed events, posting sample tracks on ccMixter for artists to use in their productions. Cheyenne also created playlists for FMA listeners to hear what was being used to create and share. These collaborations highlight an effort by both the Free Music Archive and ccMixter to keep Creative Commons music innovative and fresh. As an artist, I enjoy hearing how other artists feature my material. I'm sure you will too.
How can you as a Free Music Archive artist, get in the mix? ccMixter has several tutorial videos that quickly outline best practices for contributing to the community. We've included one here to get you started. You can also contact us by leaving a comment on this blog or e-mailing either admins here or at ccMixter.
At ccMixter, we're glad to be active once again collaborating with the Free Music Archive. Check back often to connect with upcoming events and music shares. We'll keep you updated.
Here is the FMA playlist for the Net Neutrality remix evemt
Here is the FMA playlist for the Ghost Notes remix event
Here are two examples of remixes resulting from the colaboration between the Free Music Archive and ccMixter.org. For more remixes visit the Free Music Archive on ccMixter.