BitTorrent's Music Industry Team-Up

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When Moby was planning the September release of Innocents, his 11th studio album, he didn’t want to simply put out another collection of danceable songs. In an innovative maneuver, he open-sourced the drum tracks, guitar parts, and keyboard riffs from each song so his followers could make their own remixes. “If someone wants to make a death metal version, that’s completely their prerogative,” Moby says.

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