Netlabels are online record labels that distribute music primarily in digital audio formats, such as MP3, Ogg Forbis, or WAV. Typically, netlabels offer a great share of their releases for free, often under a Creative Commons license. Like regular record labels, netlabels specialize in genres.
Traditionally, all types of electronic styles have a strongest representation in the netlabel community, possibly because commercialization is the toughest for these music genres. The netlabels presented in this article cover a wide range of genres, including electronic, punk, metal, hip hop, and classical.
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