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  • Thesixtyone Is Building a Digg For Indie Music

    The concept of building a Digg for music has been tried before (see Contrastream or iJigg), but a music streaming site called thesixtyone is the closest I’ve seen so far to getting the formula right. It features only about 50,000 tracks self-uploaded by indie artists and music labels, but visitors can listen to the full stream of each track and vote their favorites up the rankings… Read More

  • ContraStream To Join Social Music Sites

    If you are into the social music scene, bookmark ContraStream, a new music discovery engine, and go back to it on September 3 when they launch. The site promises to help users find good music quickly. Artists upload indie music and others vote on it Digg-fashion to push the good stuff to the top of the site. It is at least somewhat similar to iJigg, which also lets users vote, Digg-like… Read More

  • Social Music Overview

    Keeping with the theme of Mike’s Online Photo Editing Overview, I wanted to cover some of the entrants into social music. Music was probably the first type of rich media to really go “Web 2.0″ and it’s become a pretty popular place for startups. As a result, there are some great Rich Internet Applications built around social music. Anyone who makes music a part of… Read More

  • Jigg That Music

    iJigg is a new, easy-on-the-eyes music site that launched a couple of days ago – we first saw it on the TechCrunch Forums. Think Digg for music, plus lots of Flash functionality. Songs are presented on the home page and can be “jigged” by members. Songs can also be embedded into web pages (I’ve done so with one of the popular songs below), commented on, etc. Songs… Read More