Wolfgang’s Vault, the online concert streaming service, promises to release many of its gig recordings as downloads.
Starting with next month, music lovers will be given access to no less than 1,000 shows which they can buy through its Concert Vault audio section. In addition, the service will be also making some shows available as free downloads.Users will be able to purchase music acts such as: Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, The Grateful Dead, Aretha Franklin, Dolly Parton, Hall & Oates.
Wolfgang’s Vault offers the shows as MP3s or FLAC files, (the latter is priced a tad more). MP3s will probably reach $8.98 (£5.60) while FLACs will have prices going around $12.98 (£8.06).
Apart from the downloading service, there’ll be the option of an annual membership that in exchange for a fee, gives the user unlimited streaming (at 192kbps) plus discounts on merchandise and memorabilia.