Nah. I am kidding with the title. But, i think these guys from Animoto.com has totally crazy (read: beyond smart) idea. I was in the music scene for so long i understand how hard to create a music video. And the guys at Animoto make video making is a kid’s toy. Well, not apparently, at least you must know how to fill internet forms and customized with form wizards.
This site works as simple as this:
At DeepRockDrive™, anyone in the world can create a request for their favorite artist to play a live show for a global community of fans.
There are easy, fun tools to help you spread the word about artists you love to friends around the world. With 1,000 votes, artists of all musical genres will be invited to play a new kind of show where fans and artists are closer together than ever before.
Idomag is cool online music magazine. It combines syndicated media content, user feedback, recommendation technology and now Attention Data to produce a very attractive your own personalized music web magazine.
It’s not new, streaming your cool song in MySpace then found by record executives offering record contract. But this one is quite different. This chick Kina Grannis made a catchy song about Digg, the famous social voting site, and post a simple video in YouTube. The song made the first page at Digg for more than 24 hours (brings tons of traffic to her site) and reportedly brought a record company came to her discussing a record deal.
AudioSocket licenses the best independent music to film, TV and new media in a fun, creative and efficient fashion. For musicians, music supervisors, producers, and creative directors, Audiosocket offers a simple, fun, and easy approach to music licensing. We are a small, flexible team with a passion ofr music, a love of the business, and a belief that musicians and music can make an impact.
This week’s Music StartUp Reviews from KillerStartUps:
is an internet music search engine that makes mp3 downloads available for free. Search any song or artist you wish to hear and WuZAM’s powerful engine will discover it for you.
Their concept sounds fun and very targeted, even though i couldn’t use it since i am no Mac user.
Here’s how they describe themselves:
iCompositions.com is an internet community for aspiring musicians with a focus on Mac-using artists and, even more specifically, users of Apple’s GarageBand. Artists can upload an unlimited number of songs to be played and critiqued by other members of the community. We strive to facilitate the exchange of constructive criticism to give each artist the opportunity to improve and enjoy their musical adventures.
Is a search engine where you can search your favorite artist sorted by video, music, music by title and music by artist. After finding your artist, you can watch your favorite music videos online, build your own album and video lists, and browse and watch other users lists. The frontpage of the site also gives you current Top 10 US, UK and Germany.
Ever felt buying something but don’t know what you are buying? If you get no idea, then imagine you spend $10 on ‘something’ in an online store, but you can only find out when the package sent to your home. It’s like buying a gift for yourself, and you can get surprised when the gift arrive.
New cool music online companies reviewed by KillerStartUps this week:
A social network centered around shows.
From their page:
List, rate and review your gig history and share it with others. We provide a convenient place to store your gig history. Use our widgets on forums, your blog and myspace to display upcoming or previous gigs.
I love Gruvr, they have a cool and informative site for users to get local concerts. I posted an article about them month ago. Today, they announced their new collaboration with Skreemr.com, the music search engine, which i think is great:
There’s a new and useful site RCRD LBL for you to discover new, legally downloadable free music. Excerpts from their site:
Well, we’d like to welcome you to RCRD LBL, a brand new music site where all of the downloads are both free AND legal. In a world where many people get their music for free, we wanted to create a site where bands we loved could put their music out there for free AND get paid for it. RCRD LBL is a new model and an experiment, putting great music out there for free and with absolutely no DRM. We hope you enjoy the music and support what we’re doing by making RCRD LBL part of your daily music diet.