back to article Subscription music download service drip.fm closes

Music distribution service Drip.fm is closing. Drip created a paid music subscription service that artists could use as-a-service. Alt.rock weirdsters They Might Be Giants were one customer and used the site to offer downloads of the song-a-week released as part of the group's revived Dial-A-Song offering. The site's founders …

  1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    Who?

    They had a major problem, no buzz.

  2. Phil Kingston

    Must be the week for streaming services I've not heard of being closed.

  3. jake Silver badge

    I guess ...

    ... nobody wants to live with a drip ;-)

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Live365

    Live365 internet radio was founded in 1999 - and closed on Jan 31 2016. With it went several niche music streams that rarely get any public exposure on other media.

    The demise was due to the Copyright Royalty Board music rates and the expiration of the Webcaster Settlement Act.

    http://rainnews.com/live365-suffers-a-collision-of-misfortune-lays-off-most-employees-and-vacates-office/

  5. grumpyoldeyore
    Coat

    Will the last person out..

    .. please collect the blue canary from the attic. It's by the lightswitch.

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