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Old Feb 28, 2014, 07:02 AM   #1
FrenzyBanana
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Background Music Resources??

where can i get/buy/download background music?
i need instrumentals... acoustic and stuff.

my project's theme is FAMILY DRAMA (Happy drama like reunion, surprise bday), COMEDY and ROMANCE.
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 07:32 AM   #2
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http://www.stockmusic.net is an option, but I would probably recommend to do an express production in GarageBand using a couple of loops. Using loops doesnt require you to have that much musical knowledge.
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 10:15 AM   #3
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 11:53 AM   #4
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I like jewelbeat.com. The other one I use is the free trial of videoblocks.com. They give you a free 7 day trial and you can download 20 or so videos/music a day. I've done that a couple times Just make sure you cancel if you don't want the subscription.
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 02:30 PM   #5
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Another source.

Freeplay music is another choice.
They charge $0.99 for personal use music (except for use on Youtube, because they put their ads on your work).
Their music covers the spectrum from classical to world to electronic.
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Old Feb 28, 2014, 09:20 PM   #6
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i use premiumbeat.com because they offer 3 formats for each song (full length, :15 :30 and :60 bundle, and loops bundle) so if you find a song you like, you can get whatever format will work with your length. plus, i find their license prices to be very reasonable compared to other sites. i believe every song is $40 for an individual format, or $70 for the combination of all 3 formats. many other sites price each song differently based on popularity (meaning the good songs are always more expensive) and I've seen licenses go for $70 all the way to $500 elsewhere.
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Old Mar 1, 2014, 06:03 AM   #7
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Kevin Macleod music

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Old Mar 1, 2014, 04:13 PM   #8
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there's a some professional classical music in the public domain (e.g. the musopen.org kickstarter project: https://archive.org/details/MusopenK...rterRecordings , which includes mozart, bach, beethoven & many more, performed by the prague symphonic orchestra )

also there's a lot of good music available via a "creative commons attribution" license (you can use it for free, even for commercial projects, as long as you give credit to the artist ), but it's a pita searching for it. for example, there's a lot on jamendo.com, but they also try to sell you "professional" licenses (even though you don't need it for the cc-by stuff on their site, and there's also a lot of music licensed under different terms (lice cc-sa). also there's a lot of bad stuff as well.

remember to also contribute something to the cc/free - scene if you're using that stuff on a regular basis.
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Old Mar 2, 2014, 07:23 AM   #9
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Old Apr 9, 2014, 02:19 AM   #10
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Check this site - http://www.melodyloops.com/instruments/acoustic-guitar/. There are more than two hundreds of background acoustic guitar compositions. These compositions can be downloaded or purchased. Look
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Old Apr 18, 2014, 08:54 AM   #11
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https://www.themusicbed.com has been great thus far. It's a little pricier than some other alternatives, but you get what you pay for
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