Next week, February 18 to 24, music website amiestreet.com will dedicate its coverage to Icelandic music in cooperation with Iceland Music Export (IMX). The website has received worldwide attention for its innovative sales methods.
Icelandic musicians who have their songs available on the website will enjoy special promotion in form of newsflashes and pointers, as stated in an IMX press release.
On amiestreet.com, the price of music is decided by how popular it is. Every song can be downloaded for free to begin with, and then the price increases with every download but is never higher than USD 0.98 (EUR 0.67).
Users also create communities where they can exchange opinions and recommend songs to each other. Recommendations also increase the price of music.
This system is supposed to work as encouragement for music enthusiasts to familiarize themselves with new music for a low price and help promoting up-and-coming musicians.