free AUDIO clips - SPOKEN WORDS



Some free media sites restrict use to personal use only--please read individual website agreements before using in business related projects.

IT Conversations
"You are free to sample, mash-up, or otherwise creatively transform this work for commercial or noncommercial purposes under the following conditions: 1--You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor. 2--You may not use this work to advertise for or promote anything but the work you create from it. For any reuse, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. 3--You may not perform, display, or distribute copies of this whole work for any purpose.Your fair use and other rights are in no way affected by the above."
Remix Reading
People reading. Given to remix to be used by others in remix projects. Most works licensed under Creative Commons licenses. Different restrictions apply and are cleary visible on each work.
CNET
Mostly huge collection of free (for personal use only) music. Also includes podcasts, comedy, and spoken word. All other uses require permission from CNET.
The Free Site
"The Web offers a treasure trove of free sound, music and other multimedia files."
Creative Commons
A directory of free and licensed music, sounds and audio.
Free Audio Clips
This site "is loaded with tons of wav, midi and au files for your listening and downloading pleasure!"
The Freesound Project
A collaborative database of sounds--not music--released under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus License. -- "You are free: To sample, mash-up, or otherwise creatively transform this work for commercial or noncommercial purposes. To perform, display, and distribute copies of this whole work for noncommercial purposes (e.g., file-sharing or noncommercial webcasting). Under the following conditions:You must give the original author credit. You may not use this work to advertise for or promote anything but the work you create from it. For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work."
Opsound
Find music, audio and sounds released under an open source license.

Opsound says, "All sound files in the pool are released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license." "This means you are free (and encouraged) to download works, make copies, share them, include them in other works, remix and rearrange them, and even sell them. The Attribution-ShareAlike license requires that you attribute the works to their original authors/musicians (attribution), and that any derivative works (anything you make using the sound files) be licensed under the same license (share alike)."
Sound Rangers
Offers free sounds of the week. Requires free registration.

Partners in Rhyme
Free Music downloads, free music loops, free midi files, free sound effects (including public domain sound effects.) Finding what you want on their site can be hard. Maybe I caught them in the middle of a change...
PhotoSpin
Free audio clip on front page.
Scream Design
Free audio and sound effects available with free registration.
Music Downloads
Internet Archive
Locate all types of downloadable audio and music here. Download links appear on FAR LEFT of your screen.
NASA Multimedia SEARCH




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