Free music

Discussion in 'iPod' started by dukebound85, Feb 11, 2007.

  1. macrumors P6

    dukebound85

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    Is there a legal site where uncopyrighted music can be downloaded? I want to find some good music that has cultural influences outside the us that is uncopyrighted and free to listen to. Anyone have any recommendations or solutions?

    Thanks
     
  2. macrumors G3

    iMeowbot

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    lots of nice concert stuff over at archive.org, also tons of material from the 78RPM era.
     
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    dukebound85

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    that site is sweet. i watched some chaplin and zorro and popeye!
     
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    iMeowbot

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    Yes, and another good place to look would be the Internet Archive. In fact, the Internet Archive would be even better.
     
  6. macrumors demi-god

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    music.podshow.com :D
     
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    eluk

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    Still a good place to look. :eek:
     
  8. macrumors newbie

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    There are quite a few. What you are looking for is probably closest to a Creative Commons/GPL license. Check these out:

    http://www.legaltorrents.com/index.htm -- Large techno section, but various other types as well.

    http://www.oggfrog.com/music/

    http://creativecommons.org/audio/

    http://www.jamendo.com/en/

    http://www.soundclick.com/ -- Some of this music is Creative COmmons, but most is copyrighted. Still, there is a LOT of free music.

    The Grateful Dead Internet Archieve - http://www.archive.org/details/GratefulDead

    http://sonicsquirrel.net/ -- a net label

    http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/articles/netlabels/ -- An article that makes mention of various netlabels
     
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    iMeowbot

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    Agreed :D
     
  10. macrumors member

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    yes

    yeah i heard internet archive is a good one..:)
     
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    eluk

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    I can sleep easy now. :)
     

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