‘General news’ Archives
We promised you more news about partnerships with free music sites last week. Well, here's the good news we're dying to tell you: WM Recordings is now officialy added as a 'curator' of the recently opened Free Music Archive:"The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads. The Free Music Archive is being directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America. Radio has always offered the public free access to new music. The Free Music Archive is a continuation of that purpose, designed for the age of the internet.Inspired by Creative [Read more...]
Hot on the heels of our partnership with LegalTorrents comes more good news: we are now officially a "content distributor" at Mininova, the biggest torrent search engine and directory on the net.Our complete catalog of free legal releases will be added to Mininova in the coming weeks. Six of our most recent releases are already available at www.mininova.org/user/WMRecordings.Stay tuned for more exciting news, because we will start to distribute our releases through yet another large website soon!
We're happy to announce that WM Recordings has joined the online digital media community LegalTorrents. LegalTorrents discovers and distributes high quality open-license (Creative Commons) digital media and art, and provides support to Content Creators. LegalTorrents hosts creative content in its entirety, ensures fast, reliable downloads, and enables users to directly sponsor Content Creators and their work. Content is ditributed with the full permission of the rights holders and uses the peer-2-peer file-sharing technology called Bittorrent. WM Recordings' first contribution to [Read more...]
There's now a WM Recordings group on Facebook! Click here, or simply type "WM Recordings" in the search box and it will pop up.
For all you Twitter users out there: feel free to follow us and receive updates about WM Recordings, music news and a personal thought or two: http://twitter.com/WM_Recordings
WM Recordings artists Keshco will hold a "Trolley Crash" night in London, on Wednesday 1st April. There will be films, comedy and sweets... Keshco be playing two sets (one as Keshco, one as Bleak House), and they have invited Austrian duo BOB, who make warm-hearted electronic music. There is still room for one more band to play on this night, so if you are in the London area, or can make it there on the 1st of April, please get in touch. The gig will take place at The Cavendish Arms, 128 Hartington Road, Stockwell, London SW8 2HJ. We have found an additional artist for April 1st, [Read more...]
German radio station Hertz 87,9 has published a one hour podcast featuring only WM Recordings artists. Download or listen for free at Radiohertz.de. Artists include Vernon LeNoir, Happy Elf, brunk and The Rabbits.
Keshco will do a session for Vombat Radio this Saturday (31st Jan), between 4-6pm UK time. More info here.
Belgian radio station Radio Scorpio has recently broadcast a special about WM Recordings, including a short interview with yours truly. You can listen to this special at Archive.org: http://www.archive.org/details.php?identifier=nws090 Direct download link: http://www.archive.org/download/nws090/nws090.mp3 Or as Podcast on iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/wmpodcast The show is in Dutch, but you'll hear lots of great music by a.o. The Aperion Project, Spheriot, Chenard Walcker and Bacco Baccanels.
Two tracks by WM Recordings artists Century of Aeroplanes have been included on a free compilation on Loopzilla.de. Check it out here.
Good news! Our commercial releases are now also available from the brand new mp3 department of Amazon.co.uk. So, why not take a sneak peek at Akustikelektrik, our upcoming CD release by Turkish free jazz ensemble konstruKt. You can find it here.Of course US customers can still go to Amazonmp3.com and look for our mp3 releases there!
A little while ago our friends at Op3n.net invited us to submit a WM Recordings netlabel mix. The result is online now:Download WM Recordings Mix September 2008
It was four years ago today...Various Artists - Water, Wind and Sails
A couple of our free releases are now also available on Alonetone.com, the brand new "damn fine home for musicians". Check out our stuff here.
An interview about the past, present and future of WM Recordings is now online at Guitarati.com: http://blog.guitarati.com/2008/04/its-my-goal-to-create-platform-for.html Don't forget to check out the interviews with Panicphobia and RioJafari & the Delicious Allstars as well.
Keji Hamilton is the featured artist this month on Yoradio.org. An interview with Keji can be found here.
We have some great WM Recordings merchandise available now!Check it out at http://www.cafepress.com/wmrecordings
The Afrobase Show (anchored by John Warr) will feature the album by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band this weekend. The show will go out this coming Sunday 3rd February from 4-6pm on Juice 107.2 FM in the Brighton (UK) area and simultaneously on Juicebrighton.com.It will then be available as a stream, anytime of the day (24 hours), for a wholeweek, from Friday 8th February on Totallyradio.com.After that week it will be archived indefinitely for access by anyone (around the world) who has a subscription to the station. For quick access to the web shows, click on this link. (Until 8th Feb you [Read more...]
'Keji' by Keji Hamilton & the Exousia Band is the featured album today on AmieStreet: "After a thirteen-year sojourn, multi-instrumentalist Keji Hamilton returns with a new album of traditional Afrobeat music. Having spent many years playing with the legendary Fela Kuti, Keji is considered one of few current musicians who plays authentic Afrobeat -- fusing jazz horns and instrumentation with African percussion. Keji includes a variety of moods and themes, ranging from social/political commentary to tunes ready for the dancefloor. If you're new to the genre, this is a great place [Read more...]
Gorowski's Simulators can was voted one of the five best netlabel releases of 2007 by Phlow Magazine!