ARTISTdirect, Inc. - A digital media entertainment company that is home to an online music network and a leader in anti-piracy solutions in the Internet piracy protection industry. Free music downloads, MP3 music, music videos, lyrics and music CD's at discount prices.
Bandcamp - Discover amazing music and directly support the artists who make it.
iTunes - Features hundreds of thousands of songs from major music companies including BMG, EMI, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal and Warner Bros.; plus over 100,000 tracks from independent artists and record labels.
Live Phish Downloads - High quality, unedited soundboard recordings of select Phish concerts in standard MP3 and CD-quality FLAC files via a state-of-the-art delivery system.
Midomi - Use your voice to instantly connect to your favorite music, and to a community of people that share your musical interests. Sing your own versions, listen to voices, see pictures, rate singers, send messages, buy music.
Muzik101 - Artists selling their music in hard copy or digital form.
Rhapsody - Real Networks/Listen.com. Digital music subscription service.
Roxio - Digital media suite software. Make home movies, edit photos, create slide shows. play, manage and burn music.
Royalty-free.tv - Provides means for new writers to distribute their music, as royalty free music. Royalty-free.tv acts in effect as an agency for writers, and it costs the composers on this site nothing at all to use this facility.
WebListen - Spain. MP3 and WMA titles from major artists.
WM Recorder - Software tool that allows for one-click recording of any Windows Media streaming video or audio content, music videos, music, radio broadcasts, adult and subscription content, or corporate webcasts.
World Records - Jazz and big band music from obscure and major labels. Serving the jazz community for over 30 years. Publishes five to six catalogs a year featuring new releases and special sales.
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1201music - Notable successes include several RIAA Gold Records for its jazz repertoires as well as many top radio and retail chart positions. The company markets the majority of its recordings through leading electronic content providers, such as Apple's iTunes, Napster, Yahoo, AOL and Wal Mart.
Absolute Distribution - New releases and online shopping for Blue Moon, Fresh Sound, Alma Latina and other latin, jazz and vintage labels.
Bear Family Records - Specialises in premium quality re-issues. One of the world's most renowned, multiple award-winning record companies, whose catalog contains country, rock'n'roll, rhyhm 'n' blues, folk, beat, oldies, jazz, chansons, cabaret, and cultural musics. Make purchases from the entire Bear Family Records catalog, directly from the manufacturer.
Beatport - Digital music store designed to service the evolution of the digital music culture, redefining how DJ's and enthusiasts acquire their music. Allows users to access the world of club music through secure, legal, hi-speed, high quality downloads in MP3, MP4 and WAV formats on a pay per download basis. A leader in online digital dance music.
Canadian Music Centre (CMC) - Canada's largest collection of Canadian classical music works. The CMC sells more than 700 CD titles featuring music of its associate composers and other Canadian independent recording producers.
CD Baby - New independent music. CD Baby only sells music that comes directly from the musicians. No distributors. CD Baby digitizes and warehouses the music, sells it to you, then pays the musicians directly.
Classical Archives - Hundreds of thousands of classical music files. Most composers and their music are represented. Biographies, reviews, playlists and store.
Classics Online - Source for classical music releases, standards, rarities and bargains from the most popular independent labels, with an online classical music catalogue of over 1 million tracks and more than 50,000 classical music albums available in CD, MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format).
Descarga - Specializing in salsa, Latin jazz, timba, rumba, Lucumí, Afro-Cuban, Bomba, Plena, Boogalú and more. The internet's most dedicated resource for Latin dance music CDs, DVDs and information.
DJ Records - Buys and sells LPs, 45s, 78s and 12" singles.
Document Records - Rare, classic, vintage blues, jazz, boogie-woogie, gospel and country music.
Downtown Music Gallery - International mail order house for musics on the edge. CDs, LPs, and DVDs: underground and avant jazz, art rock/pop, contemporary classical, and the completely uncategorizable.
Groove Merchant Records - A discerning purveyor of lovely collectible vinyl jazz, funk, and boogie oriented records. Located at 687 Haight Street, San Francisco.
Guitar Center - Guitars, basses, keyboards, amplifiers, drums, percussion, live sound, DJ, recording studio gear, signal processors, music accessories and read articles, tips, buying guides and reviews for musicians.
Music Direct - Sells audiophile hardware, audiophile music and analog gear including turntables, vinyl records.
Musica Obscura - A music-loving, non-profit corporation dedicated to helping public radio and community organizations fund themselves through the sale of music.
NetBeat - Independent music in every genre. CD, vinyl, MP3.
Nonesuch - Founded as a budget classical label in 1964 by Jac Holzman, head of the then-independent Elektra Records, Nonesuch Records has grown over the last four-and-a-half decades to pursue a broad mission, including classical music, contemporary music, jazz, traditional American and world music, popular and alternative music, music theater and dance.
Venerable Music - Dedicated to all genres of music from the 78rpm era, Venerable Radio streams the classics as well as the obscure 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Search its extensive playlist, make requests & hear your selection in minutes. Titles are available for purchase on CD, cassette, VHS and DVD.
Vinyl Underground - A gallery of picture discs and colored vinyl records. Along with a photo, you will also find information on each record displayed. Available is a message board for the buying, selling or trading of vinyl records or music related items.
We Got Records - 45's, LP's, 10", 12", 78's. All types of music, from rockabilly to punk to jazz to disco to rock (70's, 80's, 90's) to classical music, heavy metal, soul, and R&B. Colored vinyl, picture disks, odd and strange music, spoken word, comedy, rare and hard to find music.
Winter and Winter - An independent record label based in Munich, which releases jazz, classical and contemporary music and generally follows a cross-border concept.
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