April 11, 2011
Berklee City Music Network and The Berklee PULSE Music Method Partner with Kompoz.com
Berklee City Music Network and The Berklee PULSE Music Method join forces with Kompoz.com to make online music collaboration a reality for network students all around the country
February 15, 2010
BIGSTAR.tv Partners with Kompoz, Hits High Note for Indie Filmmakers & Musicians
BIGSTAR.tv collaborates with Kompoz.com to launch royalty-free music section, providing filmmakers with high-quality
audio tracks for films.
November 1, 2009
Kompoz Releases Collaborative Music iPhone App
Kompoz.com has launched the first-of-its-kind streaming audio iPhone App, which plays continuous music created by individuals
around the world, working together from home studios to produce new original music.
September 20, 2009
Kompoz Launches Collaborative Music Publishing
Kompoz.com, the music collaboration site, has launched an innovative online publishing feature, which allows musicians
to self-publish completed collaboration projects, while retaining all rights to the original work.
September 7, 2009
Roger McGuinn "FolkDen" Collaboration Contest
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member and legendary Byrds guitarist Roger McGuinn is inviting Kompoz members to collaborate.
Download his unreleased original vocal and instrument tracks for his in-progress recording of "Take This Hammer".
Record your own instrument work, remix the song, or sing with Roger. Add bass, drums, keyboards and more -- or propose a
totally new direction. Be creative. The best new collaboration will be featured on Roger's site, FolkDen.com.
The top three compositions will win great prizes from Cakewalk, Inc., PreSonus, and Kompoz.com.
April 1, 2009
Joe Bonamassa and Kompoz.com "Another Kind Of Love" Songwriting Competition
Blues-rock guitar virtuoso, vocalist and songwriter Joe Bonamassa is inviting you to rock!
Joe has uploaded his original raw studio guitar recording for the song "Another Kind of Love", track 6 on his 7th studio
LP "Sloe Gin" which topped the Billboard Blues chart for 10 weeks. Download Joe's guitar take, and work with
other Kompoz members to create a cover or a totally new song using Joe's track. Enter your work for a chance
to win a signed Epiphone Les Paul Special II, autographed Sloe Gin CDs, and airplay on Jango.com.
November 18, 2008
Rudy Sarzo and Kompoz.com Announce "Off The Rails" Songwriting Competition
To celebrate his new book, "Off the Rails: Aboard the Crazy Train in the Blizzard of Ozz" -- a
first hand account of his friendship on and off the road with Randy Rhoads & Ozzy Osbourne -- legendary
rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Quiet Riot, DIO, Blue Oyster Cult) has
launched a songwriting contest on Kompoz.com.
April 1, 2008
Kompoz.com and Glen Phillips Announce REMIX Contest
Glen Phillips, the voice of Toad The Wet Sprocket, and Kompoz.com invite you to REMIX
"The Spirit of Shackleton", a single on Glen's new solo album titled "Secrets of the New
Explorers". Download the original studio instrument tracks, then add
a solo, add your vocals, bang your drum kit ... whatever you want! Upload your best work to
Kompoz.com for your chance to win a Fender guitar autographed by Glen Phillips.
March 27, 2008
Kompoz.com Release Facebook Application
Kompoz.com has announced the release of its Facebook application, allowing users to add songs to their Facebook profiles, send songs to Facebook friends, listen to Kompoz playlists, and view project details.
December 17, 2007
Kompoz.com Launches Music Collaboration Contest with Tony Stevens and SLOW RIDE
Kompoz.com has launched the first direct artist-fan collaborative music event on its online music workspace and social networking platform. Fans can jam and remix with Tony Stevens, original bass player for Foghat and Savoy Brown, and his new band SLOW RiDE.
November 21, 2007
Kompoz Integrates Amazon S3 Web Services for Unlimited Storage
Kompoz.com, the online music collaboration and social networking site, has implemented Amazon's S3 Web Service technology, providing unlimited storage for its quickly-growing catalog of member-generated music files.
September 24, 2007
Kompoz.com Announces Konnect 1.0, Desktop Software for Windows and Mac
Kompoz.com, a Web 2.0 social networking site for creating music online, released a new desktop application named "Kompoz Konnect". Konnect acts as an extension of the Website, making it easy to publish multitrack music files right from your desktop using drag-and-drop.
August 31, 2007
Kompoz.com Launches iPhone Website
Kompoz, a Web 2.0 social networking site for creating multitrack songs online with other musicians, has launched an iPhone edition of its popular music collaboration website.
August 13, 2007
Kompoz.com Launches Radio Podcast Featuring New Music by Kompoz Members
Kompoz, a Web 2.0 social networking site for creating multitrack songs online with other musicians, has launched Kompoz Radio, a streaming audio podcast show featuring new "open source" music created on Kompoz.com.
May 28, 2007
Kompoz.com Emerges from Beta, Adds Social Networking Features
Kompoz, a Web 2.0 social networking site for creating multitrack songs online with other musicians, has emerged from beta with new social networking features such as member blogs, private messaging, member-to-member chat, song ratings, embeddable flash players, and more.
March 12, 2007
Kompoz.com Launches "Open Music" Collaboration and Social Networking Site
Kompoz.com is a new Web 2.0 social networking site for creating multi-track songs online with other musicians around the world. With Kompoz, you can collaborate with anyone to create and mix a new generation of independent music based on the open standards of the "Creative Commons".
|In The News
Top 10 Sites for Virtual Jam Sessions
"NBC6: Create songs with anyone around the world."
WIRED Listening Post
"Kompoz: Socially-Networked Music Creation"
David Sarno writes, "Kompoz is one of several next-generation websites to streamline the collaborative songwriting process. In this version of social networking, it's not just people who have profiles -- the songs do too."
"Believe it or not, the site actually has some pretty good songs out there now."
Portfolio Editor: "it's a really cool feeling to post the bare bones of a song and have creative people I never met find ways to enhance it"
See also: Original Blog Post
"Pick of the bunch is Kompoz, which describes itself as a social workspace for musicians."
August 30, 2007
Mashable: The community that lets you collaborate on music now grants you optimized access on the iPhone.
August 31, 2007
Reader Comment: I find the idea very exciting because you're not limited to your geographic area, your talent pool is the world.
July 9, 2007
Selected as the Cool Site of the Day,
March 24, 2007
"It's kind of liberating to open yourself up to what another musician might create on top of your song."
GarageSpin.com says this about kompoz.com:
"Think Apple's GarageBand audio recording software meets MySpace Band pages, where the social network revolves around song projects."
BloggingMuses.com writes: "The beauty of this is it makes collaboration really platform independent. You can be using Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, GarageBand, or whatever other recording software you like."
Kompoz.com featured in Inside Home Recording's Episode #38 new product review and podcast.
It's a new approach to creating music, designed and engineered by and for a global community.
The next social network? Jamming online.