Music is life, I never found anyone who’s life isn’t influenced by Music. Why the best things in life like Music are not free? Actually, there is more legally available for free Music than you think.
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Here is a list of 100 sites that let you stream or download music for free legally! This super list has sites where you can find most of your favorite songs and other awesome music that you will enjoy listening to. Check them out, share and have fun.
Deezer (oke…. its cool)
Deezer is the French-based service which is one of the largest and very popular music recommendation search engine. You can register there and can create your own profile and enter to the Deezer community. You can also create playlists of your own choice, send messages to your contacts, leave comments, add artists and albums to your favorites, and much more. Its best feature is that – The Smart Radio, which is an intelligent radio that generates 3 hours(!) of continuous listening based on one artist automatically – It is completely free.
8Tracks (oke…. its cool)
awesome site, with last.fm integration! 8tracks is handcrafted internet radio. It offers a simple way for people to share and discover music through an online mix, a short playlist containing at least 8 tracks. Listeners can search for a mix by artist or genre, stream it in a legal, radio-style manner, and follow others who make compelling mixes. DJs upload MP3s/AACs or select tracks from the 8tracks library to craft a playlist, add context with description and art, and publish their mix on 8tracks.com and a personal webpage.
My Band Stock
My Band Stock is a type of fan funding tools, where artists raise money from their fan base to record music. It is the best way that a fan can support an artist!. A start-up company created by musicians, technologists and designers in Los Angeles, CA. A proud to be contributing innovation, new value and ideas to an industry that is overdue for change.
Groove Shark (oke…. its cool)
Grooveshark is a very nice music site which competes with all best web-based music sites. Thousands of MP3 music available for streaming, You can search music by song names. Artists, Albums, Playlists and People. There you can add selected songs to your playlists and also add as a favorite.
Melody Loops (oke…. its cool)
A very nice website of music, where you can toggle between music Categories like: Instrumentals, Genres, Styles, Mood etc.
MelodyLoops.com was started as a personal project of brothers Alex and Mike Nowa. Their goal was to provide a fast and easy way to discover royalty free music for a creative art people, growing quick, and will continue to provide high-quality royalty free music forever.
The only company offering both ringtones and DRM-free full-length MP3s for mobile and PC paid via the mobile phone.
Dada is a leading international provider of web and mobile community and entertainment services to 12 million people in over 40 countries of the world.
Dada has rapidly created a unique and seamless Web 2.0 experience around its rich catalog of music and entertainment content, ranging from full-length audio and video to ringtones and games. Dada Entertainment manages several direct-to-consumer offerings, including a full portfolio of web-based services centered around the discovery and consumption of music, designed to encourage a sense of community and social networking.
Mix Cloud (oke…. its cool)
Mixcloud helps connect radio content to listeners. It is a YouTube of radio with no boundaries. You can listen any radio content including shows, DJ mixes and Podcasts. You can also Listen to any tagged Cloudcast, anytime. Mixcloud has the toolkit that helps you upload, promote, distribute and track it all! Now you can promote for all your content online.
Sound Cloud (oke…. its cool)
Another cloud is a SoundCloud which lets you move music fast & easy. The platform takes the daily hassle out of receiving, sending & distributing music for artists, record labels & other music professionals. The drawback of soundcloud is that, it is limited to 4 uploads.
Reverbnation (oke…. its cool)
Reverbnation is huge site. You can upload unlimited on Reverbnation. A leading online music marketing platform used by over 500,000 artists, managers, record labels, and venues to grow their reach, influence, and business across the internet. It provides free and affordable solutions to individual artists and the music industry professionals that support them in the areas of web promotion, fan-relationship management, digital distribution, social-media marketing, direct-to-fan e-commerce, fan-behavior measurement, sentiment tracking, web-site hosting, and concert booking and promotion.
Beezik (oke…. its cool)
It is a new French website that allows to download wma tracks for free and legally, you only have to watch a 20sec commercial before.
The only problem is that it is not DRM free and downloaded music is not compatible with iPod/iPhone, soon maybe!
The site is in French language, but you can translate it in English from Google chrome browser. At this time, beezik website is only available to resident of France, and Monaco.
Flyfi (oke…. its cool)
You can name some artists you like and Flyfi will build you a playlist. Or you can manually find specific tracks to put in your playlist. This site offers unlimited free downloads delivered in the highly compatible MP3 format. Flyfi’s definition of musical tastes goes far deeper and wider than most other music discovery sites. For example, they analyze all of your iTunes libraries — going beyond genre and artists, looking at the full spectrum of your musical tastes. Based on that knowledge, they identify additional music and content that matches your sensibilities.
We Are Hunted (oke…. its cool cool cool)
This is a simple and a nice site with 99 most popular emerging songs. You can search music by Charts, Popular, Remix Genre, songs and by Artists.
The Playing option is very nice, when you play a song, it’s media player tab appears on top. must visit!
Over 48 million music fans discover, create, organize, enjoy and share their music playlists on Playlist.com. As a member of the Playlist community, you can create your own personal music experience by building playlists for every mood, genre, activity and occasion. You can recommend music to others. You can follow the musical journey your friends are taking. You can share your playlists on your social network profile or blog. You can also Add playlists to your favorite Web site or blog using the Playlist.com widget — the most popular music widget in the world! and can put your favorite music playlist on your Web site, blog or profile. Share your latest playlist with your friends.
WorMee (oke…. its cool)
The WorMee service is an online music listening, and Playlist exchange and sharing service. The users uploaded music files in “mp3” format on the My WorMee space, which is available to all Users for streaming listening from the Portal. The registered users organized and selected a list of music titles but the Playlist can be public, so all Visitors can listen to it, or private, i.e. only the User can listen to it, and it cannot be found by the Service’s search engine.
There you can find full length songs, listen music online and download mp3 for free. Download full mp3 songs, collect mp3 on your PC, share mp3 with your friends, find out bio facts about artists, download free wallpapers, express your mind and much more.
Deep House Page
This site features deep house music, most of which is old and current recordings from radio station dj’s from new york, chicago, london, and a host of other cities… In this site, you can read histories about different musicians..
On Fairtilizer, you need to be a content owner or have permission from the content owners to upload music. In order to upload new tracks, you need to request an official (artist, label or media) account. You can embed in website the music you find on Fairtilizer, you are very welcome to do so if the content owner made it public. It’s free, and the artists and labels will appreciate the support and exposure. Music is uploaded by artists, labels, management, or companies working with music owners so it is totally Legal. The site is licenced by SUISA, which works in cooperation with a network of local and international rights management groups.
Charts are defined by an unique algorithm that filters actions taken on tracks that are publicly published on the internet with Fairtilizer, and on any embedded player around the world. This process aggregates playing, voting, playlisting, commenting, downloading, and helps answering one simple question. You can browse the charts by period of time and/or country and/or genre.
With more than 19,000 DJ mixes and live recordings from clubs and festivals all around the world PLAY.FM lets you listen to an impressive collection of club music – online, free of charge and on demand. Thousands of fans, DJs, labels, clubs and promoters from 180 different countries contribute their recordings to promote new music. It is an innovative, interactive flash player not only visualizing the DJ mix in a wave form but also allowing the community to ask and identify unknown tracks, skip within the recordings, choose and edit playlists.
Million of songs from over 400,000 artists, all available to stream or buy. And also a huge selection of free download tracks too. Arranged tastefully in chart format. Comes with some naff pop up ads though!
jamWee is a Social Network Completely Centered Around Finding Music in Real Time. Ever wonder what music your friends are listening to? Is your iPod getting boring and you need new suggestions? Connect with cool music lovers like yourself. Discover new music daily.
Last FM, as well as providing streaming music, also offer free MP3 downloads galore. A massive selection of major name tracks are on offer, so go grab some.
Blip.tv is building the next generation television network. Their mission is to make independent Web shows sustainable. More than 44,000 show creators use blip.tv every day to manage their online and offline presence. Blip provide services to more than 50,000 independently produced Web shows.
Great grand-daddy of all music sites, ruined by CNET and languishing in some Web 1.0 afterlife. Currently offering a fairly decent selection of free music to stream and download at this link, but the interface is awful and the site runs at the speed of toffee.
Beatport is a cool flash site which allows users to access the world of club music through secure, legal, hi-speed, high quality downloads in MP3, MP4 and WAV formats on a pay per download basis from an impressive library of the world’s leading independent labels. It is the recognized leader of electronic music downloads by DJs and fans alike delivering content in premium-encoded formats that match the professional performance quality standards of the world’s leading sound systems.
Thousands of tracks available for free download and streaming. Run by self-proclaimed indie fans to fill the hole left by mp3.com. Lovely design, great selection, awesome site all round. A fabulous resource.
The Sixty One
On this site, new artists make music and listeners decide what’s good. Artists on thesixtyone make at least $7 per album and are paid every 30 days — no wait for recoupment and no complex royalty schemes!. thesixtyone, inc. was created in 2008 on the basis of yielding the highest annual dividend of auditory happiness for their shareholders across the universe.
FlyCast aggregates broadcasts from terrestrial stations, webcasters, podcasts, etc. into one easy to navigate app that works on mobile and desktop. FlyCast has over 2000 unique channels of music, news, talk, sports & weather that you can enjoy anywhere. It also supports mobile broadcast network, you can choose what you want from the best music in all genres, talk radio, sports, and even hundreds the best terrestrial radio stations from around the country, delivered to the smartphone that’s already in your pocket.
FlyCast works with the top smartphones – iPhone and iPod Touch, Android phones like the Droid and G1, BlackBerry Bold, Storm, Curve, Tour, even works with the iPad!.
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highly recommend the album listening, Each week, new albums are put up, which you can listen to for free until the albums are removed, no registration required. For example, currently it has Jay Reatard, Amanda Blank, Elbow and Soulsavers (among others). The only thing missing is a ‘buy this album’ button, but i guess that is because the (public) radio station wants to stay independent.
MixTube offers you different type of music on tabs, you can listen songs through the playlists types or can make your own, but for this you must visit YouTube first, copy the link of selected video and then paste in Mixtube. Thus, it will be little frustrating. But looking at the bright side, you can always search for someone else’s playlist, and save yourself time and agony.
Speaking of custom Slacker stations, if you like jambands at all you might like the station Jamtopia put together for its music site. Slacker stations take a little longer to “dial-in” than Pandora, but the payoff, at least, is worth it. And if you’re lazy, just hit play on one of their stations and be on your way.
Now it’s a time for Live Music Streams, Treat your ears to free concerts and live music, streaming 24/7.
You can stream music for free and get to choose what you want to listen to…entire albums, catalogs or make your own playlist and listen to other user’s playlists…also gives artist bios and tour schedules and options to buy and download…it’s the best music site out there
Movie Louvre allows you to quickly and easily create video playlists to enjoy and share. You can also think of this as a music jukebox, because it works just as well when searching for music. Search, watch, listen, enjoy and share!
Jim created a site that lets you create playlists of YouTube videos that can also be used to queue up your favorite music playlists and then send them to friends.
Sevenload contains over Thousands of legal Songs. Everything for everybody. It’s a lot of mainstream there, but if you want you can take a look in there. SevenLoad is a leading global social media networks for Web TV, videos and photos. The community, which offers more than 20 country portals, can be found there. Users from around the world can enjoy sevenload’s extensive premium TV content catalogue, official music videos and Web TV shows.
Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up here.
The Hype Machine keeps track of what music bloggers write about. They handpick a set of music blogs and then present what they discuss for easy analysis, consumption and discovery. The Hype Machine follows music blog discussions.
Libre.fm allows you to share your listening habits and discover new music. 100% indie artists. It supports the creation of music by independent artists, and only plays music that has been licensed freely.
Every song on Libre.fm is made by musicians who want you to share their music.
Noisy Planet is an online music community helping artists in every corner of the world to connect with fans and colleagues.
The site is dedicated to creating the easiest way for independent artists and bands to post and sell music on the worldwide web. Their interface is very simple which makes it easy for artists to connect with new and existing fans.
Is artists wants to upload their music on net so noisy planet is the platform which gives a dedicated online space along with a personalized URL so that fans can easily find the artist.
FriendFeed is a service that makes it easy to share with friends online. It offers a fun and interactive way to discover and discuss information among friends. Sign up for FriendFeed, invite some friends, and get an instant, customized feed made up of the content that your friends shared — from photos to interesting links and videos to messages just for you. And your friends get their customized feeds, full of the cool stuff that you’ve shared.
It’s fast and easy to start a conversation around shared items, or to show that you like something a friend has shared. You can subscribe to updates from individuals and groups, such as your family or a team of people you work with.
Listen to millions of full-length tracks from any internet-connected computer, explore new releases, playlists, Billboard charts, radio, staff picks and more. Listen all you want and buy just the music you want to keep—song credits included with every plan.
You can Install the Napster Download Manager which automatically adds Napster MP3s to iTunes® or Windows Media Player, no hassle downloading from Napster.
Community site that hosts alternative (or independent) artist content. Tracks provided free streams and/or downloads, but with a brutally up front user rating system which filters good from bad. Great place to find new music.
This Service offers huge collections and allow you to pick and choose exactly what you want to hear. Dozens of music services like those listed here come and go each year, but these guys have staying power and good offers.
The Rhapsody Web Services component of Rhapsody DNA provides developers with direct access to Rhapsody’s technologies and content. With Rhapsody Web Services (RWS) you can access metadata, utilize search results, and play back music in the Rhapsody web player directly from the site.
Hosts thousands of great mp3 files uploaded to the website by artists from around Australia and overseas. All mp3 files on the site are completely legal as they have been uploaded by the artists themselves, and free to listen or download.
Huge electronic music Net label based in Manchester UK – some amazing free mp3 releases including BSR, DNCN, Maroufleur, Batfinks and Domestication Of The Dog.
Phlow-Magazine is a magazine about free mp3 music culture. It offers a free music to download from netlabels and musicians all over the globe. We pick the finest songs and digg the fattest grooves out of terra-bytes of music released under a creative commons licence.
For heavy metal fans. The noise began 27 years ago…
So now for over 27 years Metal Blade Records has been setting the trend in heavy metal music without compromising its underground beginnings. Brian Slagel and Metal Blade Records have without a doubt had a major role in developing the American metal scene since day one and remains one of the most essential sources of metal music today.
Independent artist collective, many genres. Downloads available at most of the artist sites. The Radio Room highlights unusual stations and sound collections.
All songs are in a universal format MP3 which means they will work on any kind of mp3 player, ipod, mp3 phone, pda or other device you have. That’s not something you can say about other download music sites.
Intomusic is one of the UK’s most established independent music download sites and has been successfully running. There you can buy both music downloads and mp3 accessories. The website has been recommended in the ‘Where to download music legally’ section of ‘The Guardian’. Also recommended by ‘Motely Fool’ the financial advice website and more recently in an article in tech.co.uk entitled ‘UK music industry. It chooses quality over quantity and has unique English quirkiness with reviews of the artists. It’s a cross between an english music mag and an mp3 site. Nice design and some nice features.
New Music, 100% Free & Legal – Free MP3 Downloads from Major Artists and Indies. Sponsors pay NM artists so you don’t ever have to pay.The Best Place to Download Free MP3s and Listen to Non-stop Streaming Music from over 35 countries.
For a limited time you can download tracks that you have heard on
“triple j”. Keep checking back as Triple-j update its page with more musical goodness.
You can Listen to the live stream of triple j by choosing your player of choice…
+ REAL (20, 44 & 96kpbs)
+ WM (20, 44 & 96kpbs)
+ MP3 (128 kbps broadband)
Find music, Pictures and Listen Radio on your Media Player.
you can browse by shows, songs and downloads. For downloading new available updates, you must Register there. Its best option is that, you can search shows by selecting its given related songs.
Sami Yusuf Official
Sami Yusuf is a British singer-songwriter, composer, producer and accomplished musician.
Since 2003, Sami’s debut album ‘al-Mu’allim’ and his second album ‘My Ummah’ have sold over five million copies worldwide (with a third album nearing completion). His concerts have attracted huge audiences across the Middle East, Europe and the United States, including a staggering 250,000 attendance in Istanbul. Sami has been featured by Time Magazine and has appeared on the covers of dozens of other mainstream publications around the world. Sami is devoutly spiritual and often uses his art and music as a means of promoting the messages of love, mercy, peace and tolerance, whilst encouraging the youth to be proud of their identity. According to a recent publication made by “The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre”, Sami is amongst the 500 most influential Muslims in the world. “…Sami Yusuf is a superstar in the Muslim music industry…
AUPEO is your personal streaming radio station from Berlin, spells the end of boring radio content. You can create your own personalized music station or be recommended a station that corresponds to your existing mood.
mufin is an abbreviation for music finder. Because this is exactly what mufin does: It finds new music. mufin is free, you pay nothing for using it. mufin is your music discovery engine, using which you can easily discover new music in the database with millions of songs – with exactly the sound that you dig.
FoxyTunes connects between your music and the Web – starting with controlling your favorite media players without ever leaving your browser and all the way to exploring the Web and learning more about the music that you hear. You can download FoxyTunes add-on for Mozilla Firefox Browser. Their new add-on TwittyTunes built into FoxyTunes, these allow you to sign your email messages and blog posts with your currently playing music or share it via Twitter, Facebook and more.
JukeFly is a new way of easily accessing all your music while discovering and listening to the most popular new music available online. You can access all kinds of music available online from popular sites like YouTube. Also, the latest music is gathered in the form of albums and charts from various sources. This makes checking out the latest music a breeze. So now, if your personal music server is not available, you can still listen to all your music. Also, if you don’t have any music, you can still listen to online versions of any song and even save them in your playlists.
MixTape.me is New! Improved! and Better than Ever! with new features like custom playlist art, better search results, and more of a social flair. If you’d like to keep up-to-date with all the latest haps, you can also follow MixTape on Twitter, or become a fan on Facebook!
Bloson, a great social site to help social causes while going about your daily activities on the Internet. You can search over 8 million songs by different categories or by Artists. Bloson offers a number of services that do not require to register for an account or provide any personal information, such as watching a video or listening to a song. In order to use full range of services and collect points, you will have to register for an account and provide some information.
You can share songs through any Twitter Client you use. We automatically match the artist and track title against a YouTube Search to find a possible Audio Track. If you are trying to listen to a song, and you receive the “No Audio Track Found” message, it means that there is no match found on YouTube for this song. To remedy the situation you can upload a audio/video file to YouTube for this song, and it will then be accessed here.
Through Blip, You can access to millions of free songs, can create your own internet radio station or listen to a station programmed by your friends.
stereomood is a free emotional internet radio that suggests you the music that best suits mood and daily activities. It is much more than an online radio, it’s a tool to create playlists for every occasion, a tool to share my emotions through the music.
Dooden lists all the music search engines in streaming and mp3 category. If you don’t find the song on one site click on the next icon and in the end you are bound to find the song you are looking for.
alonetone is a place for small label, do-it-yourself and everyday musicians and bands to upload their music and freely share it on the internets.
If you make music (and own the rights to it) then this site is something you should know about!