Free Audio Sources

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Do you need audio segments for a project you're working on? Here are a few sources of free, and royalty-free, audio pieces you may be interested in checking out.

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  • Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Browse, download and share sounds.
  • FindSounds a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects.
  • Audio Archive Download or listen to free music and audio. This library contains 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. Many of these audios and MP3s are available for free download.
  • Open Music Archive is a collaborative project, initiated by artists Eileen Simpson & Ben White, to source, digitise and distribute out-of-copyright sound recordings. The archive is open for anyone to use and contribute to.
  • last.fm free downloads from the music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you listen to.
  • PacDV Free Music Tracks You may use these tracks free of charge in your video, film, audio and multimedia productions. All we ask is that you link back to our site or mention "Music by www.pacdv.com/sounds/" in your credits. Please, note that you are not allowed re-sell these music tracks to others, post on a website for download (as downloadable music tracks), or link directly to the individual music tracks on our server.