The Blog That Keeps On Giving

Back in May of 2010,  I sat down to my computer in the wee hours of the night and wondered what the heck I was gonna blog about that day.

Just then, that gene decided to express itself.  You know…the one that often makes me feel fulfilled when I make a LIST of something.

What I came up with at 3am, was a list of 50+ Royalty-Free Music Sites.  It’s by far the MOST VISITED blog article I’ve ever written.  Honestly, I don’t hardly ever need music for the auditions and productions I edit, but when I do…it’s nice to have a long and confirmed (vetted) list to choose from.

Apparently, Google has been nice to me when people do a search for this, and I’ve had to constantly update the list with even more great royalty-free sites, usually made known to me by the authors of the site who also want to be listed in my blog article.

Yesterday I got two more, and one of them had an offer, he said, for my readers:

I have a new motivational track entitled “The Waterfall” I’d like to offer your readers :) Thanks for listening !
Cheers! Wesley

Another person wrote to say they liked my blog (OK, a little flattery will get you anywhere)…and she, too hoped to be added to my list.  Here’s what she said:

Hi Dave,
I really love your blog and I would love if you can feature my company on yohur blog one of these days!
Here’s basic info on my music licensing company. (See below)
It’s not quite a royalty free company but our content is in my opinion way better..
Don’t hesitate to call me directly if needed.
Cheers and keep up the good work!
Jean Anfossi

Founded in April 2005, Music For Productions is Canada’s first on-line full-service supplier of music for productions. Offering four types of services – production music libraries (Stock Music), a song catalogue, custom scoring and music supervision services. With a strong emphasis on innovation, the Music For Productions ( website is designed to offer the ultimate in ease and convenience. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, producers, editors and music supervisors can source and license music from the comfort of their offices and studios.

For more info on MFP contact us at:
Music For Productions
12 Bonfield Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M4E 1C1
Phone: (416) 703-0005
Fax 1-866-218-1855
Toll Free Number: 1-888-MFP-MUSIC

The site even offers a free iPhone app for getting your music.

I’ve added both these sources to the list you’ll find on that original blog from May of 2010.

I’ll be honest, I have not confirmed their claims on either of these sites, so I guess I’m being a trusting soul…their comment just had the right vibe, I guess.







My wife is having heart surgery this morning, and there was lots of preparation in advance of the procedure, so this is a short blog today. 'Came across an interesting site called FreeSound. From the website: Freesound aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, ... released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse. Freesound provides new and interesting ways of accessing these samples, allowing users to: browse the … [Read More...]

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      You’re most welcome! I’ve visited your site, and I’m impressed. The fact that you seem to have your ducks in a row led me to recommend your site. It’s always a pleasure to support hard work by another freelancer!

      Stop by again sometime!

      Dave Courvoisier

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