I recently learned about a new website called Mucelli. It allows you to search, find, and access tons of songs, and videos, whenever you want — for free. It also allows you to create your own play list using the most simple “drag-and-drop” feature possible.
A teacher could use the site to play songs as a part of lessons for his/her classroom. I quickly and easily found several that I usually incorporate in various class exercises. It wouldn’t be appropriate for in-class student use because of the wide-range of music accessible on the site.
Mucelli seems wonderful, but it does make me a little uncomfortable. I don’t know much about copyright laws, but I’m curious about how the site’s creators can legally do this. I sent an email asking them about it, but they haven’t responded.
The site’s been mentioned on several tech-related blogs, and none of them have mentioned this concern and, in fact, refer to the fact that there are similar services already out there.
Am I missing something here? Can someone clarify this issue for me?
If and when I learn that Mucelli is not “too good to be true,” I’ll place a link to it on my Teacher’s Page.
I wonder, too, about copyright issues here. The nice thing about Mucelli is that it is not blocked here in Canada like US based services such as Pandora. I suspect that’s because Mucelli is based in Germany.