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We welcome all creators around the world to search, find and use music from our websites in their projects. The options: If your project has no budget check out SEARCH FMA and make sure you respect and follow the (CC) licensing conditions. If you have a (small) budget and need verified, safe to use music for your project... check SAFE, ROYALTY FREE MUSIC.


Global Music Community Tribe of Noise Acquired Free Music Archive. Our journey so far:

Sept 12, 2019

Tribe of Noise (ToN) signed the agreement to acquire Free Music Archive. The upcoming weeks will be busy transferring ownership.

Phase 1 (Finished Dec 1, 2019)

Based on the first reports and user feedback we decided to pause the FMA databases and start publishing static HTML pages. Visitors are able to browse, listen and download music for free. All standard database features e.g. search, login, edit, add, delete are disabled until further notice.

Phase 2 - Key functionalities

Dec 30, 2019
FMA SEARCH (also on mobile) is back!!

Q1, 2020
Follow our updates on Twitter to learn more.


2019-12-30 | FMA SEARCH is back!

2019-12-01 | Start Phase 2

2019-10-05 | FMA (Sub) genres are back

2019-09-23 | 55% FMA static pages are back  

2019-09-18  | Tribe of Noise acquires FMA


Free Music Archive and Tribe of Noise are known for free to download music licensed under Creative Commons

If your project needs podcast safe or royalty free music and you have a (small) budget, check Tribe of Noise PRO.