Royalty Free and Creative Commons Music
Royalty free means that you don't have to pay royalties or license fees. You must however give credit to the original creator of the music.
Archive’s audio and MP3 library
This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users.
It´s the best and easiest way to find new and interesting music, audio recordings, people and friends from around the world.
All music in this online collection created by Jason Shaw. Released under Creative Commons license 3.0 You are free to use the music (even for commercial purposes) as long as you credit “Music from - audionautix.com”OR provide a link to this website from yours.
Creative Commons licenses allow the use of music for free for non-commercial projects, provided that users credit your name in association with their multimedia projects. Thus, we provide music for free for scholastic and socially involved projects, while we require that governmental funded ones pay a licensing fee. For personal use, we encourage our users to buy the albums/EPs from our site. To obtain the download of the required files, all projects must provide us with their name, e-mail and project description, allowing us to control that they are indeed entitle to such uses.
Free Sound Clips and music for presentations.
CASH Music is a non-profit organisation that hosts digital tools for musicians and labels to share their music. The digital tool allows for uploads and downloads of songs and sharing is made easy.
Looking for music for a video, school project, game you’re developing, podcast or just for listening in your cubicle or mobile music device? Find exactly the music you’re looking for - podsafe, liberally licensed - using dig.ccMixter Music Discovery tool.
All showcased music is available under one of the six Creative Commons licenses. They authorize free music download and enable the artists to promote their music while protecting their rights.
Creative Commons Audio
An extensive range of music licensed under Creative Commons.
Original music is posted as free MP3 downloads. You can listen to the songs online or download the tracks. It's also legal to use the music royalty free in your video, game, film, presentation, slideshow or website.
The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.
Freeplay Music Library
The Freeplay Music Library, is a comprehensive collection of High End Broadcast production music spanning all the popular musical genres, available for download either on-line or via our Portable Hard Drive.
Free Stock Music
Access an extensive range of royalty-free music through unlimited downloads.
Download free sound effects.Stuart Duffield has been creating audio professionally for 18 years. Having worked predominately in the Games Industry, he has produced a wide range of audio for various worldwide clients and numerous high profile projects. Based in the UK, Stuart has a history of synthesising, recording, designing, processing and editing audio of all types.
Freesound aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, ... released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse.
Free Beats – Download beats, loops, breaks and samples Free beats, loops, and breaks - iBeat.org iBeat – pushing beats, loops and breaks since 2007. Free under Creative Commons licensing.
Incompetech hosts a wide variety of royalty free music. You can browse their selection by genre or 'feel'. Clips can be played on the website and instantly downloaded as well.
Free Background Music. Easily search thru over 4,000 free background music and sound effects simply by using keywords. No need to download to preview - just type in keywords, listen immediately then download what you need! Start searching for free background music.
Artists post their clips on the website where anyone can download it and use it for their own productions. They can also add their own instruments or creative mix to the original clip and upload it on the website again.
We provide recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions. Put simply, our mission is to set music free.
The Orphan Songs website is running by Carl-Otto Johansson. Most of the music here is free to download and use. (Creative Commons).
This is a small database of free audio clips organised by mood or emotion such as: Warm, Loving, Serious or Lonely.
Partners in Rhyme
Royalty free music libraries for you to download and start using right away in your commercial projects. These high quality music tracks will make your projects more effective and sound more professional.
Public Domain 4U
Great Historical Music Recordings, Free to Download, Play, and Share. These artists are so unique, they should never be forgotten. This site can not grant any commercial uses of this material.
Free Collection of Royalty Free Music available for download, composed and performed by Geoff Harvey and Chris Martyn Music can be used free of charge for web-based projects.
Royalty Free Music Library
One of the largest offerings of online broadcast-quality royalty free music anywhere on the web. Download royalty free music from 3 of the top royalty free catalogs online:
These pre-cleared songs were uploaded by artists at sampleswap.org under a variety of Creative Commons licenses. Please be sure to read the licensing information for each track carefully before using any of this music.
40 completely free pieces of music. For each and every single song below, all you have to do is credit the songwriter - Peter John Ross (www.sonnyboo.com) and the music is your to use for free.
SoundCloud is a website where artists share their new tracks to the world. There is a section under Creative Commons license where you can download other people’s tracks. You can stream the available clips and it takes just a simple click to get the MP3 file without any registration.