Royalty Free Music

I found these a few months ago while scanning portfolios. A fellow at one site dropped a track behind his demo reel. Some of this stuff is really great quality. May come in handy for some polish work when you just don't have a budget. The best part is it's all royalty free and under creative commons license.

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Chris Cardell

You might also try , an online marketplace for royalty-free music with over 40,000 affordable, high-quality tracks. has also created this page of royalty-free music tracks that are free to use: I am the co-founder.

Jennifer Hughes

Thanks so much!

Jennifer Hughes
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Colton Agar

Royalty-free music is becoming more of a need than ever as YouTube, Facebook and other social media networks are flagging and removing content with audio that violates copyright. Songs under Creative Commons are great but you don't have a lot of flexibility and the terms can vary.

Sure, there are resources that offer free music and audio content, but truthfully the best selection of royalty free is going to come from dedicated services whom charge on a per song or per annual membership fee. 

Here's a in-depth article that highlights the top resources for finding music for YouTube, etc.: