db.etree.org - The Traders Database
db.etree.org - The Traders Database is a website including a huge database of music traders' .shn lists. Search by artist, date, trader, or add your own list. Lists apply to lossless quality .shn format recordings only.
The website describes its purpose as:
We are a social network of like-minded music collectors. Find here recordings ranging from Walt Whitman by Thomas Edison to the concert you attended last week by a dedicated hobbyist or professional. Although no music is downloadable you may find connoisseurs of your favorite artists from around the world in your home town or across the oceans.
Features for collectors
db.etree.org offers a number of features for collectors, enabling them to amend, participate in and add to the website’s content. Collectors can help:
- Manage the website’s lists
- Add new music performances
- Add their want list of desired collectibles
- Amend concert details, such as those related to attendance
- Make other revisions to uploaded content
In addition, visitors to the website can also browse its databases with the following criteria:
Other website features
- Forums – facilitating online discussion between collectors
- ‘Popular Show This Week’ – the most popular live music performance bootlegs. Recent examples include “6 18 1983 GRATEFUL DEAD”
- Recent comments
- Setlist changes – i.e. alterations to a music performer’s chosen selection of songs
- Recent shows
Setting up an account
Collectors are invited to set up their own user accounts on the website, and add their own unique lists and share information with other collectors.
The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.
Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.
Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.