Re: OT: releasing music under Creative Commons

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On Thu, 5 Apr 2012 19:02:20 -0700
Kris Calabio <kriscalabio@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Burkhard Wölfel <versuchsanstalt@xxxxxx>wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > Am 03.04.2012 um 01:06 schrieb Kris Calabio <kriscalabio@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >
> >
> >  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.
> >>
> >>
> > Maybe you should advertise the option to relicense cc-by-sa for
> > alternative radio stations or people publishing compilations. NC can be a
> > showstopper there.
> >
> > All the best for your band effort!
> >
> > - Burkhard
> 
> 
>  How would that be a showstopper?  Wouldn't they just need our permission?
>  Or is there some complicated legal stuff that I'm missing?
> 
> -Kris

CC is a non-exclusive license, so in fact it doesn't stop you making
alternative arrangements for commercial purposes. Unfortunately lots of people
don't realise that so shy away from CC-NC material.

You could always have something like:

CC-BY-NC-SA (other licensing available on request)

HTH

-- 
Will J Godfrey
http://www.musically.me.uk
Say you have a poem and I have a tune.
Exchange them and we can both have a poem, a tune, and a song.
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