Some places that allow users to download free music include Free Music Archive and MP3.com. These sites offer legal digital downloads in a variety of genres, including rock, jazz, hip hop and classical.
Free Music Archive is an extension of popular community radio station WFMU. Featuring an eclectic selection of music from expert curators, the site offers rock and pop as well as more esoteric genres, including experimental, instrumental and spoken word.
MP3.com is one of the oldest free music download sites online, and the site still updates with new songs frequently. Users can select from free daily selections or browse through the site’s collection of artists and genres, including folk, Latin, metal and pop. The site also allows users to browse music by decade.