cheyenne_h (FMA Admin)

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Current ringleader at FMA; itinerant blogger and zine writer; karaoke superstar


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cheyenne_h on 06/21/2017 at 09:46PM

Net Neutrality Remix Event

We would never do this to you, but your ISP just might! It doesn't take much to imagine that this sort of thing will be popping up all over a non-neutral net... courtesy of Fight For The Future.

Here we go again! Net Neutrality is at risk, and we're coming together to push the FCC to preserve a neutral net. In the spirit of "THIS AGAIN?!" we have delved back into the FMA's own podcast archive and pulled a bunch of samples from our podcast about Net Neutrality from 2014 with Michael Weinberg from Public Knowledge (back then - he now works for Shapeways, and we interviewed him about IP and 3D Printing too). We've released the following soundbytes using CC0, so we encourage you to remix them to your heart's desire! 

Our friends at ccMixter are joining the fray - if you want to contribute to the music-making process over there, find out how you can Remix Net Neutrality.

Need stems or other bits of audio to use? No prob! We have a few beat pack and stem packs (Loop Mania, Bonus Beat Blast, Not Drunk) and of course there are tons of resources for this purpose over at and

Of course, you're also welcome to grab something from our vast Public Domain/CC0 collections and mix with those, including our microSong Challenge and Masters Remastered Challenge, all of which have been released into the public domain by the goodwill of FMA artists and contributors! 

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cheyenne_h on 06/15/2017 at 03:34PM

Mark Your Calendars for Net Neutrality Day!

Keep the Internet weird, and secure the future of untold meme stashes on July 12th.

Remember all that hullaballoo a couple of years ago, when #NetNeutrality was the rallying cry on the interwebs? That simmered down, but it's about to boil over again. If you don't remember what "net neutrality" is, it's the idea that ISPs (Internet Service Providers) should allow equal access to all content and applications online, regardless of where it comes from, and without favoring or blocking specific sites or applications.

If net neutrality is taken away, it can spell disaster for the current web. One scenario puts many sites at risk that depend on their communities for participation, traffic and support (y'know, like the site you're looking at right now).

Current FCC Chairman and former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai wants to change the rules for cable companies, giving them even more control over what users can see and do online. There have been a few pushes for net neutrality advocacy since Pai became FCC Chairman, including John Oliver's "Go FCC Yourself" bit that temporarily jammed the FCC comment form.

Fight For The Future and dozens of websites, including our friends Kickstarter, Vimeo and of course, Creative Commons, will be participating in the Day of Action. The deadline for first comments to the FCC is July17th, so on July 12th the web will come together and raise the banner: it's time to speak up. If you want to find out more about how to get involved, visit

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on 03/28/2017 at 07:29AM
Thanks for featuring those mixes Cheyenne! I'll try to regularly post more mixes and blogs on FMA, when my schedule allows me to. Cheers!
Simon Mathewson
on 09/13/2016 at 06:04AM
Hi Cheyenne, I made a mix: simon_mathewson
on 05/19/2016 at 02:21PM
Thank you for letting me know how to contact the artist and thanks for all the great music on this site!
on 12/05/2015 at 01:39PM
Hello! Nice to meet you!
on 10/16/2015 at 07:27PM
Thanks for the heads up on third party notices...appreciated!
Babe Parade Music
on 10/03/2015 at 09:38AM
Hey Cheyenne, Thanks for helping us promote our music on FMA! You can also check out our music on spotify:
on 06/15/2015 at 03:43PM
Hi Cheyenne, thanks for your support to the independant music community ! And for the interview about the netlabel day as well ;) Nicolas
on 04/21/2015 at 07:02PM
Hello! I have a few questions regarding the UNREEL Trailers - can you contact me please, Thanks so much
on 03/06/2015 at 07:28PM
You are breathing new life into the FMA! You are a hero! Keep up the good work, Cheyenne! Yay!
on 02/15/2015 at 10:41PM
Great work
Jaan Patterson
on 12/03/2014 at 07:10PM
d/eaR Cheyenne! Glad to meet you at last here within the most powerful source for CC music and beyond! Much Love for you & youRs, jaan
on 12/01/2014 at 04:16AM
Hello Cheyenne - Simply wanted to say hi. Loving the fact that Radio Free Culture is back. All the best to you in your new position with the FMA!
on 10/03/2014 at 10:20AM
Hey Cheyenne, welcome! I'm a WKU alum, had a show on WWHR Aron's ago (before it was FM) and was in a local BG band that got played on it. So, lots of love for KY and the BG scene. So glad you're on board the mighty FMA. specksnyder
Jared C. Balogh
on 10/02/2014 at 08:26PM
Hello! Nice to meet you!
on 10/01/2014 at 11:04PM