Fagan Finder Audio and Music Search Engines

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Music
Recommendations
Music (free etc)
Lyrics
Music Information
Song Info.
Albums Info.
Artist Info.
Sheet Music
Podcasts
All Audio
Sounds
Audio Books

Changes to this Page

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  1. December 23, 2010: Complete overhaul. Almost all tools removed and all new ones added; overall resources are now greatly expanded.
  2. December 31, 2003: 12 new search tools and 4 new links have been added.
  3. December 8, 2003: Logging updates from now on. This page was created previously.

Search Tips by Tool

Grooveshark
See also Search Help.
Yahoo! Music
Search tip: Music only plays for users in the United States. See also Search Help.
Playlist.com
See also Search Help.
Deezer
See also Search Help.
Rhapsody
Search tip: Music only plays for users in the United States. See also Search Help.
SoundClick
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
Midomi
See also Search Help.
Pandora
Search tip: Music only plays for users in the United States. Pandora is a music recommendation service which creates a personalized radio station. See also Search Help.
Last.fm
Search tip: Last.fm is a music recommendation service. See also Search Help.
UpTo11.net
Search tip: Type in a list of artists separated by semicolons (;) to get recommendations. Only previous are available. See also Search Help.
Audiobaba
Search tip: Search for an artist or track to get recommendations based on acoustic similarity. Only previous are available. See also Search Help.
SpinXPress
Search tip: This searches several sources including the Internet Archive, Magnatune, and others.
Dewey Music
Search tip: This is another interface for music in the Internet Archive
ccmixter
Search tip: Music here is available free to use for noncommercial and sometimes even commercial purposes.
Jamendo
Search tip: All music is licensed under a Creative Commons license.
Sing365.com
See also Advanced Search.
Lyric Wiki
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
Get Lyrics by name
Search tip: Search here by artist, album, or track name. See also Advanced Search.
Get Lyrics
Search tip: Use this to search directly within the text of lyrics, (i.e. not the song titles). See also Advanced Search.
Discogs
See also Search Help.
MusicMoz
Search tip: Even includes information on instruments, styles, events, and more. See also Advanced Search.
freedb.org
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
MusicBrainz
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
Songfacts
See also Search Help.
Songplaces.com
Search tip: Search for songs to find the places they mention.
WWW Music DB
See also Advanced Search.
MusicBrainz
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
WWW Music DB
See also Advanced Search.
MusicBrainz
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
WWW Music DB
See also Advanced Search.
Artistfacts
See also Search Help.
ChoralWiki
See also Search Help.
Podcast Directory
Search tip: Includes both audio and video. See also Advanced Search.
PodBean.com
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
Podcast Alley
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
Podfeed.net
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
iPodder
Search tip: Includes both audio and video. Human-curated, it may be better to browse than search.
Podcast Search Service
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
Get A Podcast
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
DailySplice
See also Advanced Search.
Digital Podcast
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
Miro Guide
Search tip: Includes both audio and video.
Podseek.net
Search tip: Includes both audio and video. See also Advanced Search.
Internet Archive
Search tip: Over 200K free recordings including alternative news, Old Time Radio shows, book and poetry readings, popular and original music.
FindSounds
See also Search Help.
Freesound Project
See also Advanced Search.
Macaulay Lib. -animals
Search tip: This library is part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (birds) but also includes media from many other groups of animals. See also Advanced Search and Search Help.
Internet Archive
Search tip: Includes LibriVox as well as some smaller collections.
LibriVox
See also Advanced Search and Search Help.