¡ YES WE PUEDE !: CC-Licensed Compilation for Inauguration

L.A.-based record label and former Featured Commoner Vosotros just went live with their latest release ¡ YES WE PUEDE !, a compilation of artists covering American public domain classics in honor of next week’s Presidential inauguration. The album features some amazing L.A. artists and is released under a CC BY-NC license, allowing others to share … Read More “¡ YES WE PUEDE !: CC-Licensed Compilation for Inauguration”

¡ YES WE PUEDE !: CC-Licensed Compilation for Inauguration

L.A.-based record label and former Featured Commoner Vosotros just went live with their latest release ¡ YES WE PUEDE !, a compilation of artists covering American public domain classics in honor of next week’s Presidential inauguration. The album features some amazing L.A. artists and is released under a CC BY-NC license, allowing others to share … Read More “¡ YES WE PUEDE !: CC-Licensed Compilation for Inauguration”

New Jay Bennett album released under a CC license

Former Wilco member Jay Bennett is an incredibly talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer who has just put out his fifth solo album, Whatever Happened I Apologize, as a free download under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial license. For the release, Bennett is working with Rock Proper, an online distributor of CC-licensed music. The company has … Read More “New Jay Bennett album released under a CC license”

Restiform Bodies remix contest – winning submissions to be released on vinyl

My friends in the hip-hop/electronic trio Restiform Bodies recently announced a remix contest to celebrate the release of their new album, TV Loves You Back, on anticon records. All of the acapella tracks from the album are offered under a Creative Commons BY-NC license, so you can sample them, remix them, and mash them up. … Read More “Restiform Bodies remix contest – winning submissions to be released on vinyl”

Digital Youth Research Report Released

Digital Youth Research, a cross-campus academic project that aims to understand the effects of digital media on young people, published their findings this past Wednesday after 3 years of work by 28 researches and research collaborators. The report claims some interesting findings, namely that “youth use online media to extend friendships and interests” and to … Read More “Digital Youth Research Report Released”

Campaign Exclusive: Custom USB Drives & Unreleased Jonathan Coulton Album

The ever innovative Brooklyn-based singer songwriter Jonathan Coulton has teamed up with Creative Commons to release his greatest hits compilation “JoCo Looks Back” on a 1gb custom Creative Commons jump drive to help support our 2008 campaign. If that weren’t enough, JoCo and CC have also included all of the unmixed audio tracks for every … Read More “Campaign Exclusive: Custom USB Drives & Unreleased Jonathan Coulton Album”