Music Resources in the Best of the Web Directory

Music Resources

A2G Music

Music resource offering a database of record labels worldwide, forums, ticket information, and events list.

Album Art Search

Offers the ability to search for album covers, by genre, album, and artist.

American Hit Network

Provides album reviews, concert dates, and podcasts from various American radio shows.

Band Flyers

Allows users to choose a design, upload a photo, and input an event name, time, and location. The resulting flyers can then be emailed, printed, or posted on a website.

Better than the Van

Musicians' and music fans' resource offering information on free places to stay, performance venues, and bands on tour.

Canadian Music Centre

Database of a wide range of Canadian concert music. With news and an events list.


Offers resources for musicians, including a guitar tuner, a drum bot, a pattern sequencer, and a metronome.

Duke Universities Libraries: Sheet Music

Archived collection of significant 19th and early 20th century American sheet music with song sheets index and song lyrics list.

Erneston Music Library

The Appalachian State University Music Library, supports the curriculum of the Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music and the University, and contains books, scores, and recordings. belklibrary

Free Covers World

Offers printable replicas of CD covers.

Harmony Central

Online musicians' community featuring user and professional reviews, articles, news, tablature, lessons, and videos.

Hidden Songs

Extensive listings of unlisted tracks from the albums of various types of artists. Details on concert venues and tickets included.


New music searching, listening, discovering, and downloading application for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux systems.

MSN Music

Web resource devoted to the music industry. Includes news, interviews, reviews, and videos.

Music Player Network

Features a searchable database of music artists from various genres. With news and forums.

Music Resources

Collection of educational and creative music resources. Presents books, lesson plans, and DVDs.

Musician Biographies

Collection of concise biographies of solo music artists, bands, and groups.


Offers users the ability to search, edit, and expand an encyclopedia of tunes, melodies, and musical themes. Includes ability to search for music without knowing the artist or lyrics of the song.


Automatically notifies users when their selected bands and artists release a new album. Offers the ability to receive notifications via email, as well as view new releases at the site, or in an RSS feed. muspy

New Album Releases

Updates on the latest in music album releases viewable by genre. Presents album covers and profiles.

Next Big Sound

Tracks the number of plays, views, comments, and other metrics for nearly 500,000 bands and artists, and displays that information graphically.

Online Tuning Forks

Web-based tool for pitch tuning, producing sounds professionally recorded from real turning forks placed onto an amplified sounding board.

Oxford Music Online

Music reference including an encyclopedia of popular music, dictionary, and book.


Online music player that enables the creation of an online music library. Also presents Amazon links for purchasing music online.


Includes a directory, how-to articles, song discussions, lessons, video demonstrations, playlists, and projects.

Songza Music Inc.

This internet jukebox also provides a search engines to find your favorites.


Make mix tapes on the web with this powerful online sequencer. Offers eleven real time effects, three synthesizers, a drum machine and a fully integrated sound shop.


Comprehensive online music reference offering various information about musicians, artists, and bands.


DRM-based music streaming featuring millions of tracks from major and independent record labels.

Sweet Relief

Offers financial assistance for musicians who are struggling to make ends meet due to problems with illness, disability, and age related issues.


Nonprofit collaborative project developed to search for musical themes for personal, teaching, and non-commercial research purposes.

Visitors Studio

Allows users to collaboratively remix audio files while chatting, as well as upload image files to a shared database for use by the community.


Fan-built music information database. Features thousands of recordings contributed by over 2000 registered users.

World Sings

Allows artists to post their songs and lets users vote on them. Offers a contest for a grand prize competition in Las Vegas.

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