[linux-audio-user] Music made with Linux
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Jan 16 16:55:55 EST 2006
On Monday 16 January 2006 16:33, james at dis-dot-dat.net wrote:
>On Sat, 14 Jan, 2006 at 08:30AM -0600, Jan Depner spake thus:
>> I wrote this about a week after the storm. Later my daughter
>> worked on the melody and a bit on the lyrics. It was recorded in
>> Ardour (qjackctl/JACK), mastered with JAMin, and trimmed with
>> Audacity. It's in mp3 for my poor benighted Windoze using friends.
>> It is dedicated to Sam who didn't die in the lower ninth ward
>> but in Pass Christian, MS with his two year old son.
>I didn't get chance to listen to this for quite a while, but I'm glad
>that I managed it.
>One of the best tracks I've heard on these lists - although I have to
>echo what a few people have said about the vocals. They just need
>bringing out a little more.
>I also like the idea of songs that speak plainly about important
>events, if done properly.
>Badly done (which this isn't), they sound quite naive, cheesy and
>Done well (which I think this is), they feel like an alternative way
>to record history. Which, of course, songs have been doing for as
>long as there were singers. One of the more beautiful incarnations of
>Thanks for sharing.
>Another criticism, and one I think is more important than quibling
>over small changes to vocals, is the copyright.
>You obviously want people to hear it, so why restrict copying? I
>can't mail this to a friend, make a copy for my walkman or do any of
>the many things that would get this listened to by a wider audience
>than the list.
'scuse me? I have yet to see a copyright notice of any kind, and yes, I
was somewhat concerned. What os and player program are your using that
is causeing these 'restrictions'?
And to Jan, what are your terms? I saved it for replay here, and even
sent it to another local friend who has done some similar work, and he
liked it too. But I surely don't want to be looked at as a pirate. So
what do I do next?
>Why not use creative commons? http://creativecommons.org/
>If you want to keep it "pure", use the no-derivatives option. If
>you're worried about people not knowing it's yours, use the
>attribution option. If you don't want people to use your song
>commercially without seeking a separate license with you, use the
>non-commercial option. Or mixtures of these.
>But I'll just make sure that the main theme in this mail is the one I
>intended at the start: Wonderful track! Absolutely wonderful!
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