25 Free Music Download Sites

25 Free Music Download Sites



DatPiff is an online distribution platform that was launched in 2005. It specializes in hip-hop, rap, and underground music where you can listen to free mixtapes and download free mixtapes.

YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform where you can also listen to music.

SoundClick is a music-based social community. Songs can be streamed, downloaded in MP3 format, sold through the store, or licensed to others. The social-network offers profile pages with friends networking, photo, video, blogs, and user stations.

Bandcamp is an Internet music company. Artists and labels upload music to Bandcamp and control how they sell it, setting their own prices, offering fans the option to pay more and selling merchandise. You can acquire free tracks here

Amazon Music
Amazon has plenty of tracks available for free: if you know where to look try here.

Audiomack is a free music streaming and discovery platform that allows artists to share their music and fans to discover new artists, songs, albums, mixtapes, playlists and more.

Free Music Archive
Music for Media. Free Music Archive is known for free to download music licensed under Creative Commons.

Creative Commons licenses authorize free download and enable artists to promote their music while protecting their rights.

lastfm has plenty of tracks available for free: look here.

This music is royalty free - completely free - for you to download and use (even for commercial purposes) as long as you provide credit.

Music network where you can post your music for all to hear for free or a fee.

Internet Archive
Freely licensed music of all kinds.

A place for Creative Commons musicians to share their work and an open community of independent artists and music lovers.

Creative Commons licensed audio samples, and non-profit organization, with more than 400,000 sounds and effects, Sounds are uploaded to the website by its users.

Provides music in the public domain by major composers: music recordings, sheet music and a music textbook.

Public Domain Project
Public Domain Project is a growing collection of digitized gramophone records (78 rpm), all of them nowadays belonging to the public domain. 

Project Gutenberg
Public Domain classical music.

Choral Public Domain
Website devoted exclusively to free choral sheet music. Under a free license.

A collection of public domain sheet music. Some MIDIs available.

David Cookes's Public Domain
Public domain classical music MIDIs.

Classical Piano
Classical Piano MIDI files under Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license.

A collection of Creative Commons music.

Music under Creative Commons Licenses. Important: Only music under Attribution 
can be used.

is a collection of digitized early Finnish sound recordings provided by the Library of 
the National Library of Finland. All music files are under public domain (over 50 year old 
recordings of public domain music).

The Mutopia Project
Free sheet music for everyone. "Most of our music is distributed under Creative Commons 
licenses. Each piece clearly lists what license it is distributed under."

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