Review of the Nupha music store, which is the first independ...

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Feb 13, 2004.

  1. Lord Bodak macrumors 6502

    Jun 24, 2003
    Chesapeake, VA USA
    The streaming idea concerns me a little. I guess that means you can't play your music if you're not connected to the net? Wonder how it transfers to an MP3 player...
  2. joker2 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 19, 2003
    DC area
    The other question is...

    Could a person re-rip from burned CDs as they can with the iTunes stuff?
  3. nagromme macrumors G5


    May 2, 2002
    Re-ripping from CDs can't be prevented, so yes you can! :) Another Mac- and iPod- compatible option is not a bad thing--especially if it doesn't use Microsoft's format.

    Also, FYI... if you didn't already realize it, there ARE independent artists already in the iTMS without the backing of labels:

    CD Baby and Rain Dog both provide services to get in iTunes cheaply and independently. (But you can be sure that they don't just take ANY mess of a CD they receive--or if they do, Apple doesn't. Apparently, some non-iTMS stores accept ANY audio that gets sent to them, as a way to pad the size of their claimed collection.)

    Maybe GarageBand will become an iTunes genre soon :)

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