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An interview with MetalMusicAddict of UbuntuStudio

http://kmandla.wordpress.com

Free software spawns more free software, so to speak, and with each new rendition of Linux, another niche is filled and another audience is satisfied. Ubuntu Studio is an Ubuntu derivative aimed at audio, video and graphic enthusiasts and professionals, and now offers a 7.10 release. MetalMusicAddict is among the Ubuntu Studio crew, and a leading contributor on the Ubuntu Forums.

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The RIAA Attacks Usenet

http://torrentfreak.com

Basking in glory after orchestrating a record punishment for a petty file-sharer in the US, the RIAA takes its legal campaign to the next level. Many may want newsgroups to stay under the radar but it’s too late - major labels have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Usenet.com and it won’t be going away.

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Defendant knocks Web illiterate juror in RIAA case

http://www.news.com

She doesn't raise her voice or get angry when a reporter asks her to read a story where she is called a "liar" by a member of the jury that found her guilty of copyright violations and ordered her to pay the recording industry $220,000 in damages.

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Bands start turning against music labels

http://www.raiden.net

It seems that a full scale mutiny and rebellion against the music labels has begun. Several major bands, including Oasis, Jamiroquai and Radiohead as well as rock band "Throwdown" have gone together to encourage their fans to download their music. The bands are doing this because they've realized that by allowing the fans to share music, they're selling more music in the end.

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Loop-based Music Composition With Linux, Pt. 2

http://www.linuxjournal.com

In this second and final part I'll demonstrate some of the loop-specific tools I've found in Ardour, Reaper, and Audacity. Tutorials and links to project demos are included, so warm up your headphones and let's get loopy.

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Amazon launches DRM-free "Amazon MP3" music downloads

http://www.engadget.com

If you're into DRM-free music, you have a reason to get pretty excited today. As speculated, Amazon has launched the public beta of its new digital music portal called Amazon MP3, which will feature two million songs from 180,000 artists and 20,000 labels,

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Musopen: the free music site

http://www.musopen.com

This site takes music that is in the public domain, meaning a work that belongs to the community, and has it recorded by individuals and college/community orchestras throughout the United States and stored online so it can be accessed for free through this website.

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Ubuntu + mpd + Jinzora + Hi-Fi == ACE

http://www.nelefa.org

Turn an old PC into a music server for streaming MP3s to your hi-fi or the net and control it all through a web browser from anywhere using Jinzora.

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Loop-based Music Composition With Linux, Pt. 1

http://www.linuxjournal.com

This article covers loop-based music composition using GNU/Linux a free software.

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We know you love music. We know you love free music.

http://freemusic.freeculture.org

Freeculture.org is building a library of the best free music the web has to offer. And we need your help.

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Golden Opportunity for Anti-DRM Movement?

http://blue-gnu.biz

Kim Hart, of the Washington Post writes: Wal-Mart today announced it would sell digital music downloads with no anticopying software. Is this another golden opportunity for the anti-DRM movement?

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Survey says: only DRM-free music is worth paying for

http://arstechnica.com

"One of the largest surveys of music consumers to closely examine the question of Digital Rights Management (DRM) has an important two-part message for the music industry."

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Building the ultimate Linux-based music server

http://www.linuxdevices.com

This article describes how to build your own silent, fast, eco-friendly Linux-based PC for use in a digital music listening system. The PC is based on a high-end Via mini-ITX board, passively cooled case with heatpipe technology, Debian Linux, and a little creative embedded elbow grease.

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EU Court Backs ISPs on User Privacy

http://www.businessweek.com

"A high court adviser says Internet service providers are not required to disclose data on people suspected of music piracy"

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DRM and open source are the great divide

http://blogs.zdnet.com

If there is any word other than Microsoft which can get an argument going among open source advocates, it is DRM. (The t-shirt is available here.)DRM, Digital Rights Management, is generally found in the form of an encryption wrapper giving control of the content to a rights holder.

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