Music in which the internet is integral either to its composition, or dissemination, or both. Currently, the main distinctive characteristics of internet music are:
Whilst the last two may also be said to be characteristics of conventional music making, the medium of the internet requires a special notion of social intercourse and co-operation which is peculiar.
See also:Culture-jamming, Digital Aesthetics, E- and I-instruments, Emergence, Free Music, Freeware/Shareware, Games, Indeterminacy, Interactivity
Bibliography: Kon, Fabio, Iazzetta, Fernando (1999). La música en Internet: ¿un sueño o una realidad (virtual)?