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CBC youth music upload site proves more popular than producers expected

News | 12/21/2001 5:00 am EST

CBC Radio Three, the public broadcaster’s Internet initiative for youth, is contemplating expanding its unexpectedly successful newmusicanada.com channel beyond its current youth-market genres. The site accepts MP3 format music from Canadian bands, and with over 1,000 groups having uploaded tracks as of last week, the CBC’s Robert Ouimet says the formula may work for other types of music besides the urban, rock, and alt music currently featured on the site.

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