Murfie is the First Music-Only Marketplace to Accept Bitcoin!

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We’ve got bragging rights.

Murfie is the first music-only marketplace to accept Bitcoin, an open source, peer-to-peer digital currency. You can exchange Bitcoins for Murfie credit—which can then be used for any purchases on the site! Bitcoin is not managed by a central authority—it’s obtained via a selection of vendors and stored in digital wallets that can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device. Sources: bitcoin.org | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin

Bitcoin is perfect for Murfie! Murfie is all about accessing your music on your own terms, and we want our members to buy music on their own terms, with a payment method that works for them: credit card, Murfie credit from sales, PayPal, or Bitcoin.

You can find the Bitcoin option by checking out the Billing page of your account. Enter in the desired amount of Murfie credit that you would like to buy, and Bitpay will safely process the exchange.

Hooray for cryptocurrency and buying music your way! Check out our press release in the Wall Street Journal for more info.

Autobuy Makes Wishes Come True!

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We’ve just made it even easier to buy and sell albums on Murfie!

With our new Autobuy feature, you can choose what price points you’d be willing to buy an album for when it’s added to your Wishlist. (You can also go to your Wishlist and choose price points for those albums at any time).

As a seller, you can go to your Collection and look under your discs marked for sale, to see what price people would be willing to buy them for. Then you can adjust your price points accordingly, and the real wish-granting magic happens!

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When the album becomes available for someone’s desired price, it will be bought automatically! It’s like we’re shopping for you when you sleep! Zzzzz.

Head over to your Wishlist and see what the buzz is all about—then add even more albums, and set your Autobuy price!

This Week in Music History (May 15th-21st)

What’s music history got for us this week? Learn up and boogie down!

137377-large5/15- The 5th annual Grammy Awards happened on this day in 1963, celebrating the work of the musicians from 1962. The award for record of the year went to Tony BennettI Left My Heart in San Francisco6498-large

5/16- On this day in 1966, The Beach Boys released their influential album, Pet Sounds. The album has been ranked #2 on Rolling Stone‘s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

27599-large5/17- This day in 1967 marked the beginning of the three-day long Monterey Pop Festival. Some notable appearances were Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Ravi Shankar.

2670-large5/18- The Backstreet Boys released their hit album Millennium on this day in 1999. America was arguably more in love with Nick, Brian, AJ, Howie, and Kevin than ever before.50990-large

5/19- Chaka Khan received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this day in 2011. A nice honor for the one they call the “Queen of Funk-Soul”.

41998-large-15/20- On this day in 1946, a star was born: Cherilyn Sarkisian. (We know her as Cher.)

MI00000161185/21- Marvin Gaye‘s album, Dream of a Lifetime, was released posthumously on this day in 1895. The album contained the hit song “Sanctified Lady”.

Oh, you wanna own any of these albums, or hear ‘em in lossless format? Well we just so happen to have them for sale. Right now these titles start at just $1!