Fedicamp? Ideas for fediverse alternatives to bandcamp for musicians


Convener: n00q (@n00q@don.n00q.net)

Participants who chose to record their names here:

  • https://resonate.coop/ (a co-op platform to discover and buy through streaming music. Not linked to the Fediverse though.)

Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:

Everyone is too busy chatting to take notes :)

Discoverability is important to musicians

Creative commons music, how to get it known to radio, get music to radio!

Eg people often share a youtube link -> how do we get around that?


Can we modify funkwhale?

The way funkwhale works is sort of what we want

Alternatives to faircamp (list found here: https://simonrepp.com/faircamp/#! )

  • blamscamp «Create a bandcamp-style audio player for selling albums on itch.io.»
  • CD-R 700mb «Static site generator for makingweb mixtapes in 2022.»
  • Funkwhale «Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. »
  • jam.coop «We’re a co-operative music platform, 100% run by and for the benefit of musicians, fans and the people who make it.»
  • Mirlo «Directly support musicians. Buy their music. Collectively owned and managed.»
  • Rauversion «Rauversion is an open source music sharing platform.»
  • Resonate «Resonate is the first community-owned music streaming service.»