Music Store As of November 1st, 2016, the Music Store on Vimeo is no more. However, there are many places on the web where you could find music to use in your videos, particularly music made available under a Creative Commons license. We recommend checking out these FAQs — you'll find lots of information about using CC-licensed music and which kinds of licenses would work for the purposes of your video. Sound Types FindSounds Search the Web for Sounds What types of sounds can be found on the Web using FindSounds? Below is a partial list. Internet Tip - Royalty Free Music at No Charge Where can you find royalty free music at no charge? Many sites on the web offer royalty free music with a price tag. But here I have compiled a list of sites with royalty free music that is actually free. There are actually quite a few artists that offer their music under the Creative Commons License, it is sometimes just hard to find them through all the sites that ask a lot of money to use one song. Recommendations
Download Ten Secs of Every Hit Song of the '60s Here we are, reading the first sentence of the second installment of a column where I'll give you a chartsweep of every hit song from 1956 to 1997. If you're wondering where this all comes from, I applied a shell script I wrote (that finds the maximum amplitude of an mp3 and cuts 10 seconds from that point) to one of the great treasures of WFMU's music library - that magical folder of mp3s called "Top 100 By Year". For this week, I will not wax philosophical on why I find these cutups so beautiful...they speak for themselves! Also, check out these related bits of compilation/traversal art!