|The up-to-the-minute source for British dance tracks from a crew of sizling
indie labels, including Platipus Records and Silver Planet. The site also weighs
in with reviewsof the hottest MP3 players.
About $1.60 per track
|This collection of 1,500 - and counting - downloadable and streaming tunes
offers something for every ear - not to mention a $49.95 karaoke package for those
who want to sing along.
|Some 10,000 MP3 tracks (including about 30 free promo cuts), with
more added regularly, ranging from alternative rock to jazz, world fusion,
gospel, and hip-hop.
$0.99 per track; full albums $8.99
|Internet Underground Music Archive
|The seminal Net music source, IUMA promotes and distributes tunes from
over 4,000 unsigned artists, with an emphasis on cutting-edge, indie, and
Most tracks free; some $0.99 each
|A one-stop-shop for downloads, with a catalog of 23 genres
and some 5,400 encrypted tracks from major and indie
artists. Free downloadable player available.
Free to $1.99 per track
|Spanning more than 500 genres, this massive
directory offers sound clips and reviews by the listen.com
editors as well as users. The resource includes links to
sites with legally downloadable music.
|MP3s on UBL
|This ultimate band list features five new MP3 files a week
from pop and alternative artists who authorize free distribution.
You can also click through to the listening station to hear
new, streaming music before it's released.
|A bookmark must for indie maven, boasting some 1,000 MP3
tracks and links to thousands more.
Free tracks; $4.99-per-month subscription for 25 tracks from independent artists
|The Amazon.com of the MP3 universe sells downloadable indie
tracks. Visitors can hear sample clips, read reviews,
and create customized play lists.
About $0.40 to $0.99 per track
|An MP3 directory of Shoutcast files available to anyone
using the popular Winamp player (or a shareware equivalent).
With about 500 stations or channels playing at any given time,
Shoutcast offers an eclectic range of stations, as well as
an option to create your own radio program.
|The Spinner player lets users tune into 120-plus channels
of streaming music-anything from rock to urban, dance to
moodfood. More than 175,000 songs available.
|Alternative, hip-hop, jazz, and blues from indie artists around