Our friends at blocSonic.com have released a new compilation: netBloc Vol. 35: Occupy Music. blocSonic spotlights the best of creative commons and netlabel music. They release compilations and original releases featuring the best netaudio music from their homebase in the State of Maine. netBloc Vol. 35: Occupy Music features one track by Meanwhileproject.ltd, from their WM Recordings release The Joey Burns EP. Download netBloc Vol. 35: Occupy Music here.
WFMU's Beware of the Blog has posted a "Creative Commons Workout Mix", inspired by the fact that last month, Australia's Copyright Tribunal increased music licensing fees for fitness classes by 1500%. The mix features "Produga Soldata" by Nambavan, from his WM Recordings album "Chechnya on a dance floor". Check out the complete mix here.
The NetLabel Coalition (NLC) is an organisation consisting of a group of netlabels who have a shared interest in promoting the free music ideal, as well as promoting their own catalogues and artists through collaborative efforts and projects. With this, the debut compilation album from NLC member labels, we're looking to spread knowledge about the group and what it's doing, as well as getting good music out there and promoting the labels who release it and the artists who create it. Keep an eye open for new releases and projects from the NLC and head over to the NLC site and forums to get [Read more...]
Six international netlabels - including WM Recordings - have teamed up for one release to celebrate the idea of free music, and to simply bring you the shit de la shit! Up it up, Ego Twister, Peppermill, Proot, Cock Rock Disco, and WM Recordings share similar backgrounds and philosophies, and they are proud to present their "Greatest it". You might happen to know all of the 18 smash hits but if you don't you better catch up, Mr. caveman. This might indeed be the flyest compilation on the internet. The labels' idea was also to share audiences by introducing / pointing out each other. [Read more...]
Five years, 100 free albums, nearly 1000 free tracks. That's WM Recordings in a nutshell for you. We celebrate our fifth birthday today with the release - yes, our 100th! - of this special compilation of cover versions, remixes, and tracks about free, legal music. We hope you'll celebrate with us. Various Artists - WM x 100 / 100 x WM
The release of the 100th free album download on our label is rapidly approaching. We have lots of activities coming up to celebrate this milestone. One of the projects surrounding our 100th free album will be a specially themed compilation: We have already invited you to submit a cover version of your favorite WM Recordings tracks, but since so many people asked about it we will expand the theme of our compilation.So, for our 100th free release please sumbit one of the following:- a cover version of your favorite WM Recordings tune- OR an original track based around the theme of free music [Read more...]
The release of the 100th free album download on our label is rapidly approaching. We have lots of activities coming up to celebrate this milestone. One of the projects surrounding our 100th free album will be the release of an album of cover version of tracks from the WM Recordings catalog.Pick your favorite WM Recordings track from www.wmrecordings.com and... cover it!We'll post submission guidelines on our site very soon, but you're already invited to start submitting your cover versions. Deadline is September 15th.The rules are simple: the track(s) must have been released by WM Recordings [Read more...]
Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka volume 2 is the featured album today on the ever wonderful Free Albums Galore. "A loosely knitted tribute to the soundtracks from those icons of popular sleaze, the porn films"
German online tv-station Ehrensenf.de mentions the release of Wakka Chikka vol.2 in today's episode. Watch the full item here, or enjoy this crudely recorded snippet:
A romantic Valentine's gift from WM Recordings! Various Artists - Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka: Porn Music for the Masses vol. 2 In 2004 the release of Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka - Porn Music For The Masses Vol. 1 on Comfortstand.com caused quite a stir. Four years later it is one of the most downloaded netlabel releases ever. Now WM Recordings brings you a new dose of "Porn Music Magic" to swing to/by, thanks to mr_melvis, the same producer who brought you WCWC vol.1. Twenty tunes of porn groovieness and one bonus track with a 'Behind The Scenes' look at the industry will be sure [Read more...]
The first part of our Chenard Walcker tribute has finally arrived! A tribute to Chenard Walcker volume 1
Call for submissions! "With the release of Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka - Porn Music For The Masses Vol. 1(over 138,000 downloads to date!) on Comfortstand.com in 2004, people all over the world were able to listen to and enjoy the soundtrack to their fantasies. WM Recordings has gladly agreed to host a new volume of Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka - Porn Music For The Masses, on it's website. So the call for submissions starts NOW!" You can find all info here. The first volume of Wakka Chikka Wakka Chikka can be downloaded here.