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Winamp Creator Frankel’s New Online Jam

Justin Frankel, the programmer responsible for Winamp and Gnutella, is at it again: he’s launching a new software called Ninjam, which allows bands to play together over the Internet, without any hint of latency.

His software lets a server in the middle record what each musician is playing, and then play it back a measure later or loop it for others to jam over.

For now, the service is free, although there’s not unlimited slots online available to play. He’s thinking about opening up a paid hosting service a little like multiplayer game sites…