[LAU] OT: releasing music under Creative Commons

Arve Barsnes arve.barsnes at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 05:26:18 UTC 2012

On 3 April 2012 01:06, Kris Calabio <kriscalabio at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm sure a lot of you have experience distributing your music under a
> Creative Commons license so I'd like some of your thoughts.  My band
> finished recording a full length album recently, and we are planning on
> releasing it under CC-BY-NC-SA.
> Our plan is to sell our album with a "Name your price" deal.  But if you
> choose to pay over a certain amount (like $12 or so) you also get a T-shirt
> and a sticker (or some other sort of gifts).  We have done something like
> this in the past with our demos.  We gave them away for free but also
> accepted donations.  A lot of people paid us nothing, but a few people were
> quite generous!
> How do you make money with this sort of license?  Has anyone done
> something similar with their pricing model?  Are there other pricing models
> that you prefer?  What were your experiences, and how were the results?
> I don't have any experience with using those licenses, but for an example
of a great pricing model like the one you suggest, that made me donate
extra, look here: http://sioum.bandcamp.com/

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