Audio Media Sources
Audio Media Resources
Even though these resources are offered as starting places for finding best available music / sound with minimal expense - creating your own music / sound effects is the optimal strategy for ensuring copyright friendly products. However, IF you do select music / sounds from from the internet - check copyrights AND collect full citation of source. Use a citation program like
. . . copy /paste sources into a word document. Either way taking note of the resource at the time you collect it will save stress and time later when giving credits to the music / sounds finally chosen for your work.
BESTEST Royalty-Licensing Resources
- This best-of-best resource is specifically designed for schools, meeting needs to be compliant w/ copyright laws while supporting digital citizenship PLUS. Music is organized by themes, moods and "sound alikes" which means finding a sound/style/voice similar to a pop song! The music is cloud-based (NO physical CD's to manage - NO hosting needed on local servers). Available anytime anywhere including student homes and other work spaces. Click on image for URL!
by Sonic Fire - Another choice for music loops that includes mood mapping, customizing length of music loop needed for your scene, searching by genre, instrument, and keyword; and changing as YOU like the instrument mix. This music is also cloud-based [no physical CD's to manage - NO hosting needed on local servers. Available anytime anywhere including student homes and other work spaces. Students can truly make each selection their own . . . matching the tone and mood needed for their media-making.
Make Your Own
Garage Band (MAC)
- Aviary's online music creator - great alternative to Apple's GarageBand
- Online "make your own" mixer
Nature Sounds Mixer
- Design a combination of nature sounds then export as .ogg file - will need file conversion!
- drag and drop interface
- online music factory lets users select a "key" to play in and a theme to match
- fun interactive site for kids to make music by drawing shapes
BEST FREE Music ~ Searchable by Emotion
Incompetech Creative Industries
Search by genre and/or emotional moods.
Additional FREE Audio Sources
[Very SAFE Public Domain Searches]
~ great loops - creative commons friendly
free multimedia links
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