Legitmix finds a legal way to sell remixes, but they’re not always cheap


The Brooklyn-based startup Legitmix says it wants to create a legal way for remixers to sell their wares — and a $ 1 million algorithm that the company built is making it happen. As reported by Quartz, the company created an online store to let you buy remixes for $ 1, with 30 percent going to the company and the rest to the remixer. The twist is that you have to already have the song being remixed on your hard drive — and if you don’t, Legitmix directs you to iTunes to purchase the necessary tracks.

What Legitmix actually sells is a file that rebuilds the song on your hard drive to the remixer’s instructions. And it’s attracting some notable remix artists, including mash-up stars DJ Earworm and the Hood Internet. Most songs on…

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