MFR on The Daily Nebraskan

Earlier this week both Cory and I had conversations with Jeremy Buckley of The Daily Nebraskan. Read the full article here (or the plain text here).

“The economics of working with the old system were stressful and overwhelming, and it was starting to make music not fun,” said Howard, the label’s curator. “We figured why not just offer the music for download on the Internet and cut out the money end, so that’s what we did.”

…Music files can be downloaded in either MP3 format or listened to online in a streaming format with a Flash media player. Of the label’s 21 releases, 12 have been downloaded more than 1,000 times through the archive, with Shacker’s “The Dimly Lit Room” garnering the most so far with more than 3,600 grabs…