Free Music List July 2007
The article Free Music List December 2005 was a very successful article back in 2005 and I finally found the time to update the article with new sites and get rid of links to sites that do not exist anymore. Most of the sites listed below allow downloads even for non registered users, several ask you to register after downloading some albums and some require a registration before you can start to download or stream music.
I added genres to several sites if it was obvious and did not mention one if the site offered more than one genre. Downloads means that you can directly download music - normally mp3 files - from the site while streaming means that you can stream the music on the website.
Take a look at my article about Grab++ for a possible method to download music from sites that stream music. Feel free to add any music site that you know and is not in the list.
Archive.org Netlabels (downloads)
Audiostreet (downloads, streaming)
CCMixter (downloads, streaming)
Dance Industries (downloads, streaming)
Digital Sounds Electronic Music (downloads)
DMusic [downloads, streaming]
Electrobel Electronic music (downloads, streaming)
Epitonic (downloads, streaming)
ETree.org (torrent downloads)
Garageband (downloads, streaming)
Gigatracks (downloads, streaming)
Jamendo (torrent downloads, streaming)
Altsounds Alternative (streaming)
Fabchannel Concerts (streaming)
Musicovery Find new music (streaming)
Musicmesh Find similar artists (streaming)
Musipedia Midi Files (streaming)
Free Albums Galore (downloads)
Gratisvibes (download, streaming)
Large Hearted Boy (downloads)
MP3 Blog (downloads)
Better Propaganda (downloads, streaming)
Cantaria Traditional Western European Folk (downloads)
Classic Cat Classic Music (downloads)
Feels Like Christmas Christmas Songs vocal and instrumental (downloads)
Free Children's Music Children's Music (download, streaming)
Freesound Sounds, not songs (downloads)
Kahvi (streaming, download)
Karadar Classic Music, currently script problems (downloads)
Legal Torrents (torrent downloads)
Mixposure Indie Music (downloads, streaming)
MP3 Jackpot (downloads)
Muzie Japanese site (downloads, streaming)
New Trinity Baroque Classic Music (streaming, downloads)
Overclocked Remix remixed game music (torrent downloads)
Piano Society Classical music (downloads)
Public Domain 4U (downloads)
Pure Volume (downloads, streaming)
Unexotica Amiga music archive (downloads)
South by Southwest 2007 (download)
South by Southwest 2006 (download)
South by Southwest 2005 (download)
Tonspion German site (downloads)
Weed Files (downloads)
Thanks for updating it :)
Thanks for mentioning our netBloc seriesâ€¦ but you referenced it incorrectly with your link: NetBloc [downloads]
The site is named blocSonic. Our netBloc series is a series of compilations that each contain 10 gems from the world of net audio. The link is also incorrect. You linked to one particular release. You should have perhaps linked to the homepage: http://blocsonic.com
Thanks again for adding us to your list.
Michael I changed it.
Thanks a lot Martin. It’s greatly appreciated.
Terrific list BTW!
http://www.blogmusik is an great site with a wide collection. Only streaming.
thanx 4 great list m8, i wanna add http://soundpedia.com/ http://muzic9.com/ http://www.seeqpod.com/ & 4 live & archive concert music check out http://www.fabchannel.com/
What a list! It’s going to take me a ton of time to get through it! Another site that has come up recently for free music is Jamendo. I haven’t had a chance to look through it much, but what I saw looked pretty good.
Triple comment because It’s late and I keep forgetting things.
Last one. Promise.
Great work man!
Thanks Jon for the nice additions. I have added them to the list. If you know more keep them coming :P
also http://www.albumbase.com/ shouldn’t be forgotten
hello, thanks for listing us! Gratisvibes will continue to provide reviews and news on all things to do with the netlabel and CC-music scene!
You ought to add cllct.com – it’s streaming and has free downloads, no sign up required. As of right now, there are 700 releases and 435 artists.
Occasi.com is a great site to promote musicians, bands and entertainers – IT’S FREE!