You can now "embed" any of our albums on your blog or web site.
This means that visitors to your web site can listen to the music you have chosen (as I have, above). Try pressing the triangular > play button to see how it works.
This is especially useful if you are blogging about a Magnatune album, and would like people to listen to the music while they read your review. Or, if you're a Magnatune musician and want people to listen to your music on your web site.
To do this, click on the "embed this album" link, visible on any album page:
This is what the embed page looks like:
The embed page lets you change some settings:
a) can change whether you want a large or small player. The small player looks like this:
and is especially suited for putting in the margin of your blog.
b) you can change whether the music starts automatically when the page loads, or whether visitors need to click the play button.
c) You can change the height and width. On a wider player, the song titles don't have to scroll by, since there is enough place for them on the player.
You then copy the code in the text box, and paste it into the appropriate place on your blog or web site.
Just as on the Magnatune web site, at the end of each song you will hear a woman telling you what you just heard.
If you click on the album art, or the "click here for artist info" link, you will be taken to the Magnatune web page for that artist. I preferred to not have a "buy it now" button (though lots of people suggested it), as I felt that was heavy-handed, and anyone who was interested in buying it, would first click "artist info" anyway.
My friends at Jamendo have a feature like this, and they tell me that they have more people listening to their music from other sites than on their Jamendo web site.