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We need your help: the Audio Commons survey

Dear Freesounders, As part of the Audio Commons Initiative (that we introduced in a previous post), we’re rolling out a survey to gain insights into how creative users interact or wish to be able to interact with Creative Commons (CC) … Continue reading

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Improved html uploader and captcha system!

Dear Freesounders, We just wanted to let you know that we just deployed two small yut important upgrades that we’re sure you’ll appreciate. On the one hand we improved Freesound’s html uploader. Now you can upload multiple files at once … Continue reading

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Maintenance downtime, May 10th 2 a.m. CEST

Dear Freesounders, Today May 10 at 2 a.m. CEST Freesound will be down for approximately one hour while we perform some maintenance on our servers. We’re sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

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10 years of Freesound at Mutek Festival

To commemorate the 10 years of Freesound we are organising an event in the framework of the MUTEK festival in Barcelona. The Music Technology Group will have an Artist-in-residence that will create a musical work using Freesound. The result will … Continue reading

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The Audio Commons Initiative

Dear Freesounders, It’s been a while since our last post, but as always we’ve been busy working on many Freesoundish things. This time, we’d like to let you know about the new Audio Commons initiative! During the last year we’ve been … Continue reading

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Freesound Labs

Dear freesounders, we are happy to announce that we’ve just launched a new Freesound-side site called Freesound Labs. Freesound Labs is a directory of projects, hacks, apps, research and other initiatives that use content from Freesound or use the Freesound API. Our … Continue reading

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Introducing the Modular Samples library

Hi everyone, We’re glad to announce that we’re in the process of uploading around 70GB of analog synthesizer samples to Freesound*, aka the Modular Samples library, consisting of 40,000 samples organised in 461 packs, recorded from 20 different analog synthesizers and … Continue reading

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Problems processing sounds [fixed]

Hi everyone, as some of you might have noticed, we’re having problems processing sounds. Don’t worry about your sounds, they’re safe and you can continue uploading, but they won’t be processed (and moderated) until the problems are fixed. Thank you … Continue reading

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Special dare: celebrating 10 years of Freesound !!!

Yes, it is true: Freesound is 10 years old! I am launching one of our friendly competitions celebrating the occasion. Find out more and get involved: http://www.freesound.org/forum/dare-the-community/37610/

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10 years zip right past…

Dear Freesounders, You maybe didn’t know this yet, but Freesound has just turned 10 this month! The project started out as an all-red website back in the days. It was built on rather shabby technology and has by now grown way … Continue reading

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