Free Library of Philadelphia
Like social bookmarking? Then you’ll love these weblinks chosen by our expert Librarians.
HIP HOP (Rap) LYRICS ARCHIVE - A must-know web advisory site for librarians working with teens in African-American communities. Full-text rap and hip hop lyrics archive. - Songs from over 50,000 artists available free over the Internet. Includes audio files for Alternative Music, Classical, Comedy, Electronic, Hip Hop/Rap, Jazz, Latin, Metal, Rock, Funk, Gospel and Folk.
Pollstar - A frequently updated concert search, by artist, city, or venue. Includes an alphabetical "Tours du Jour" feature, so teens can quickly find this week's/month's events nationwide. Includes tour cancellations.
Rock On the Net - Music news, a musician's birthday search, and notice of newly released CDs (with music clips of each new song so teens can listen before they buy.)
Online Music : Websites and resources for accessing and listening to music online.
BandCamp - Upload, advertise, and sell music you've created online.
Grooveshark - Stream music for free and create playlists. - A music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you listen to.
Pandora - An online radio station that you can design to suit your taste.
Soundation - An online music studio with recording effects, virtual instruments and free loops and sounds.
Soundcloud - Post your own music online and share it with other people.
Spotify - Listen to a large selection of music on-demand and browse themed playlists.