Magnatune Records: We are not evil

I’ve just finished listening to an interesting interview with the CEO of Magnatune Records, John Buckman. Magnatune is an Internet record label that is quite unique. They allow you to try out any music they offer (via streaming), the customer gets to set the purchase price, and half of the purchase price goes to the artist. (Half!) They even offer genre streams of their music so you can listen all day at work. Another interesting facet of this company is that they are trying to be as transparent as possible, publishing stats and income figures on their website. They sound really cool, and artist- and customer-friendly. Check out the interview:

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