Royalty-free music

Are you looking for royalty-free music for your projects? You have come to the right place! We have a few options:

  1. Tribe of Noise PRO (recommended)
    If you have a small budget (€45 / ~US$50) you can search, find and license a song in this high quality one-stop music licensing shop. Great music from the heart composed and recorded by talented musicians. In most cases a 'bronze' license will cover your needs but just to be sure, check the licenses here. With every purchase you will receive an uncompressed WAV file, a Tribe of Noise PRO certificate and we guarantee you can use the song without any legal worries.

  2. Free Music Archive (FMA)
    All songs are free, but not all of them can be used in videos, podcasts, short films or commercial projects. You need to understand and agree with the specific Creative Commons (CC) and/or Public Domain license conditions. How this works? Almost all songs on Free Music Archive are copyright protected. However, each song has an additional license explaining how you can share or even reuse the song without infringing the copyright. Start here: license guide.

  3. Tribe of Noise community (ToN)
    This is a musician-centric community portal with tens of thousands of independent musicians. The ones sharing music on ToN are also supporters of "share music for free under conditions". In this case all music is licensed by themselves under a Creative Commons By Share Alike license (CC BY SA). This means you can copy and redistribute the song in any media format and remix, transform, and build upon the song for any purpose, even commercially. However, you have to respect two very important conditions. Your new work has to be licensed under the same CC BY SA license (so others can build upon your work too) and you have to credit the artist.

So to summarize:

  • Tribe of Noise PRO will be your #1 hassle-free resource for royalty-free, original music if you have a small budget. Super useful for social media, podcasts, YouTube (ContentID), short film, presentations, apps, games, web3 (NFT media productions) and marketing (digital, cable, broadcasting).
  • Free Music Archive and the Tribe of Noise community are two other great music resources but we urge you to read the specific Creative Commons license conditions carefully. Creative Commons licenses are enforceable in a court of law so respect the rightsholder's conditions to share music with you and the rest of the world.

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