Where to download free music?

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    Oct 30, 2010 8:31 PM GMT
    I used to get music from LimeWire, but it's been shut down now. Anyone have a tip for where to download free music?
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    Oct 30, 2010 8:47 PM GMT
    Not to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work. Sorry, you had to know when you asked this question, that you would get this from someone.

    For something free, try the official websites of the artists and bands you like. Sometimes they have free downloads of special remixes or the first single of an upcoming album to try to build interest in the album.
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    Oct 30, 2010 8:50 PM GMT
    Your local store. Just make sure you're a fast runner when you grab that CD and bolt through the door.
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    Oct 30, 2010 11:44 PM GMT
    Don't know what kind of music you like listening to, but I check these periodically for new music and albums -- yes, they're all free.

    http://musicistheheartofoursoul.toxicstrut.net/ [All types of music, mainly pop]

    http://www.urbanmusicdaily.net/ [Hip-Hop/R&B]

    http://www.circuitcadence.com [Circuit/Dance Remixes]


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    Oct 31, 2010 1:23 AM GMT
    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work.


    right on brother
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    Oct 31, 2010 1:33 AM GMT
    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work. Sorry, you had to know when you asked this question, that you would get this from someone.

    For something free, try the official websites of the artists and bands you like. Sometimes they have free downloads of special remixes or the first single of an upcoming album to try to build interest in the album.


    Preach on brother! icon_lol.gif
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    Oct 31, 2010 1:42 AM GMT
    Yeah... this isn't the best place to ask for this sort of information.
    Although there was another guy asking about free porn awhile ago but no one gave him any grief about it.

    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work.


    Musicians get paid about $0.25-$2.00 per album sold- so most of the money goes to the record company and not the artist. They make the majority of their money from concerts. icon_razz.gif
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    Oct 31, 2010 1:44 AM GMT
    cabos - it's the program that eventually became limewire - still running - very similar to limewire, if that's what you're used to.
  • monstapex

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    Oct 31, 2010 1:46 AM GMT
    You can get about any song you want from youtube and convert them to mp3s with this programhttp://www.dvdvideosoft.com/products/dvd/Free-YouTube-to-MP3-Converter.htm
  • barriehomeboy

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    Oct 31, 2010 2:11 AM GMT
    So if your boss said he found a new way to pay for your services, and you would be working for free from now on, how would you feel about that? Artists need to eat and pay the rent just like you, and they get paid when you buy their art or music, dude.
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    Oct 31, 2010 2:34 AM GMT
    A1EX saidYeah... this isn't the best place to ask for this sort of information.
    Although there was another guy asking about free porn awhile ago but no one gave him any grief about it.

    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work.


    Musicians get paid about $0.25-$2.00 per album sold- so most of the money goes to the record company and not the artist. They make the majority of their money from concerts. icon_razz.gif


    When you are stealing something, which is really what it is- both legally and morally, you can't really justify it by saying the artist doesn't make that much money from it. If an artist has a platinum album, making just a quarter per copy is still $250,000. Not chump change. Without the promotion and distribution of record companies, many of these artists would never be given the chance to tour and make money from concerts.
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    Oct 31, 2010 2:44 AM GMT
    If you find a YouTube URL of a song you like, you can enter it into www.dirpy.com and it makes an MP3. Great for hard to find remixes or live concert songs.
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    Oct 31, 2010 2:50 AM GMT
    Heartrobb said
    When you are stealing something, which is really what it is- both legally and morally, you can't really justify it by saying the artists doesn't make that much money from it. If an artist has a platinum album, making just a quarter per copy is still $250,000. Not chump change. Without the promotion and distribution of record companies, many of these artists would never be given the chance to tour and make money from concerts.


    I wasn't trying to justify a single thing- I was just stating the facts.

  • johnisbored

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    Oct 31, 2010 2:53 AM GMT
    i used to use limewire to but then someone turned me onto frostwire is exactly the same but faster and no viruses so yea just use frostwire

    just google it and download it
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    Oct 31, 2010 3:19 AM GMT
    I used to use amiestreet.com, where they had free downloads available. Those were mainly new tracks from emerging artists. It's a great site for lover of experimental and new music. The site was just terminated recently.

    Another site you may try is last.fm. They have free downloads available too but mostly from less known artists.


  • turtleneckjoc...

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    Oct 31, 2010 3:25 AM GMT
    The best one out there is Grooveshark.

    Try www.grooveshark.com

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    Oct 31, 2010 5:41 AM GMT
    I google it and they show me alot of free stuff!
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    Oct 31, 2010 5:43 AM GMT
    there are private torrent forums around for free everything.
    OinK was a big one till it got shut down... only to bounce back multiplied by two.
    The morality of "illegal" downloads is a moot point and debatable till the next big bang.
    ( and i'm a musician ) .
  • ATLANTIS7

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    Oct 31, 2010 6:53 AM GMT
    www.imesh.com

    l always use this site/

    Now Turkey lifted the ban on You Tube l can watch all the realjock videos now !!
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    Oct 31, 2010 7:40 AM GMT
    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work. Sorry, you had to know when you asked this question, that you would get this from someone.

    For something free, try the official websites of the artists and bands you like. Sometimes they have free downloads of special remixes or the first single of an upcoming album to try to build interest in the album.
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    Oct 31, 2010 9:23 AM GMT
    www.beemp3.com
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    Oct 31, 2010 9:29 AM GMT
    scftnsguy saidI used to get music from LimeWire, but it's been shut down now. Anyone have a tip for where to download free music?



    It's not shut down yet ...their in the legal process of getting it shutdown ..so you better get all the free music while you can ...ill just get my music from youtube...i just use a you tube converter web site to transfer it into Itunes

    done deal icon_neutral.gif
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    Oct 31, 2010 9:30 AM GMT
    myjeep said
    Heartrobb saidNot to preach, but you could try buying your tracks from someone like Itunes, Amazon, or Rhapsody so the artists and bands actually get paid for their work. Sorry, you had to know when you asked this question, that you would get this from someone.

    For something free, try the official websites of the artists and bands you like. Sometimes they have free downloads of special remixes or the first single of an upcoming album to try to build interest in the album.


    Heres the thing .. i DO buy music from Itunes, Amazon etc but they dont have all the music unreleased tracks like they do on limewire etc hence why i limewire is needed for me
  • cromi

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    Oct 31, 2010 11:03 AM GMT
    You should educate yourself with torrents. You can get almost any type of multimedia stuffs like movies, tv shows, music albums, e books, computer games etc for free icon_smile.gif...


    Its easy
    1. Download and install the latest version of utorrent at utorrent.org
    2. Go to thepiratebay.com and just type the name of song or artist on the search bar then download the one you prefer on the list(320kbps are the best quality)