What is Jamendo?
Jamendo is a Website / Music Catalogue filled with creative commons licend Music to Listen to and Download for free.
Jamendo is all about connecting musicians and music lovers from all over the world. Our goal is to bring together a worldwide community of independent music, creating experience and value around it. On Jamendo Music, you can enjoy a wide catalog of more than 500,000 tracks shared by 40,000 artists from over 150 countries all over the world. You can stream all the music for free, download it and support the artist.
What kind of music can you find on Jamendo?
They have a wide range of genres available for download and streaming, everything from Ambient , Electronic, Indie rock/pop , Blues and much more. Artists are from around the world and feature some of the greatest unknown musicians and artists.
What is CC (Creative Commons) Licensing
Creative Commons licenses give everyone from individual creators to large institutions a standardized way to grant the public permission to use their creative work under copyright law. From the reuser’s perspective, the presence of a Creative Commons license on a copyrighted work answers the question, “What can I do with this work?”
Here is a Short Video Explaing a bit more about Creative Commons Licensing and how it can benifit you and creators etc.
Jamendo is one of many Music Libraries out there featuring Creative Commons Licensed Music and is a great place for artist to share and promote their work. I Myself use a lot of the CC licensed Music on my Hobby Internet Radio Stations. Good thing about CC Licensed Artist and music is its not Corporate controlled or inspired. Go Check them out for yourself at www.jamendo.com