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Legacy


The first original Timely Tunes™ release was in 1931. The catalogue started with a recording by Gene Autry and finished with a recording by Carl Graub Orchestra.

The label resurfaced in 1989 after a trademark copyright litigation. Timely Tunes was the first music label in the world to go entirely digital, even before mp3 files existed. Using early OCF coding with Data Rates of 64 kbit/s, an audio sharing UseNet group was formed in 1989. This early attempt was a commercial failure, decades ahead of any feasible digital music business model. A second attempt at commercializing digital audio was thwarted by the appearance of piracy services like Napster in 1999.

It was not until Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, who ironically had had obstructed Timely Tunes with their “Napster clone” KaZaA, publicly pitched the idea of Joost, that Timely Tunes envisaged a third opening. Joost, along with a slew of contemporary startups like Spotify and Rdio made it possible for Timely Tunes to make a third attempt. Both Rdio and Joost, have closed their services today, and Timely Tunes has since reinvented itself as a digital record label, DJ/artist management company, and a mechanical rights holder for classical music recordings.

 


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    01. Right Wrong
    Ivan Dorn

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    02. Groovy Shit
    Ivan Dorn

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    03. Such a Bad Surprise
    Ivan Dorn

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    04. Tristan & Isolde Liebestod
    Richard Wagner

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    05. Fly Away
    Pastora

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    06. Cry Beat
    Japan

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    07. Collaba (LemoDJ Remix)
    Ivan Dorn

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    08. Every Breath You Take
    Dj Basf

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    10. Limonadniy (feat. Kasta) [Live]
    Ivan Dorn

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    11. Tem Bolee (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    12. Uezhat (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    13. Bezmato (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    14. Aktrisa (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    15. Number 23 (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    16. Mishka Vinoven (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    17. Ti vsegda v pluse (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    18. Nevospitanniy (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    19. Teleport (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    20. Bigudi (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    21. Nenavizhu (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    22. Sticamen
    Ivan Dorn

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    23. Severnoe Sianie (Live)
    Ivan Dorn

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    24. Numbers-EP
    Ivan Dorn

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    25. In The Hall of The Mountain King
    Edvard Grieg

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