With so many websites in the vast sea we call the internet, it is easy to loose track of great music websites, especially if you forget to bookmark them. In light of this, here is a handpicked list of 30 awesome websites that every musician should know about.
Alexa provides information about websites including Top Sites, Internet Traffic Stats and Metrics, Related Links, and Online Reviews. Great website to check your online influence (if you own your own website).
2. Pure Volume
PureVolume is the place for rising artists to host their mp3s and get exposure. We showcase unsigned artists, independent labels, and major label artists.
3. Bandpage (formerly Root Music)
BandPage is used by musicians to share music, videos, photos, touring schedule and more with their fans.
The best tools for musicians and the best music for everyone else. Awesome resource for finding and networking with other recording artists, hip hop music producers, and audio engineers.
SoundClick – the best free artist music community. A great resource for finding independent music producers
Buy Beats. Battle Beats. Sell Beats. Network with thousands of Producers worldwide, hosted by Grammy award winning Producer Rockwilder! Another excellent resource to find independent music producers.
Create, record and share the sounds you create anywhere to friends, family and the world with SoundCloud, the world’s largest community of sound creators.
8. Sell A Band
With SellaBand, artists retain complete ownership of the works created and have the flexibility to determine which incentives they will offer their fans who fund them.
9. Indaba Music
Meet musicians, make music, and find opportunities in the largest social network just for musicians.
10. Sonic Bids – Social Music Marketing
If you are a musician or band interested in booking gigs or a music promoter booking bands then join Sonicbids.
11. Groove Shark
The best place to find new music on the web. Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up here.
Pandora radio is the personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites.
Share your videos with friends, family, and the world.
The world’s largest online music catalogue, powered by your scrobbles. Free internet radio, videos, photos, stats, charts, biographies and concerts.
MP3s downloads, music videos, concert reviews, tour dates and contests. Updated regularly.
Find the latest music news and music reviews, to Billboard music charts, music articles, videos and more
See Music Play
Musicians: Sell music on iTunes, Spotify, eMusic, AmazonMP3, Google Play and many more! Keep all your rights and get 100% of the royalties.
A leader in rights management, collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters & music publishers.
The most innovative and fastest growing performing rights organization in the U.S
The worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters, composers and music publishers.
The essential guide to independent music and beyond.
Sweetwater is the world’s leading music technology and instrument retailer, offering highly knowledgeable Sales Engineers, in-house Technical Support and Service Departments, huge selection, amazing prices, and free shipping.
26. Producer JC
Music producer, manager, and business solutions professional
Music producer and indie music and technology blog. Artist Resources Executive
28. Gig Hive
Connecting independent artists, musicians, bands and indie professionals of all types. Indie Music Artist Link Directory.
29. Indie Rock Cafe
Best indie rock music, hot new songs, popular rock bands, top album releases, free MP3s
30. Disc Makers
Insight for independent artists
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