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Live performance MP3's to be sold in UK

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 25 Aug 2004 7:32

Live performance MP3's to be sold in UK The owner of the UK's largest music venue has begun selling music downloads of live performances. Music from artists such as Dido and the Scissor Sisters will be available subject to the performer’s consent following a deal between the label and the Mean Fiddler. Downloads from the Reading and Leeds Festivals will be available this weekend on, however at this time, the domain does not work.
The service has been previewed with tracks from a James Taylor Quarter performance at London's Jazz Café. The tracks don't appear to have any content protection and are in MP3 format. They are being sold for £0.50 each currently but are expected to rise in price to between £0.99 and £1.50.

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