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Sound Sunday has shifted from random free music downloads and plain genre editions, to focusing on practical uses of music, including music collections that can help you relax Free Music & Nature Sounds To Relax, Sleep, Meditate, Study & Concentrate [Sound Sunday] Free Music & Nature Sounds To Relax, Sleep, Meditate, Study & Concentrate [Sound Sunday] Discover a vast collection of free ambient, electronic, drone soundscapes, plus nature sounds, ASMR, and singing bowls. Many hours of free music downloads are hidden in this edition of Sound Sunday. Come inside and listen. Read More , work out Free Music Downloads: Energetic Workout Playlist [Sound Sunday] Free Music Downloads: Energetic Workout Playlist [Sound Sunday] Dancing boosts confidence and it's a great workout, too. Whether you're dancing, biking, or lifting weights, these free music downloads will keep you moving during your workout sessions. Read More , or fall asleep Got Insomnia? Fall Asleep With Relaxing Music [Sound Sunday] Got Insomnia? Fall Asleep With Relaxing Music [Sound Sunday] Free music downloads, streaming albums, and a playlist to ground your thoughts and help you drift off into sleep. Read More . Today, I prepared a wild mix of Creative Commons licensed music 14 Websites To Find Free Creative Commons Music 14 Websites To Find Free Creative Commons Music Do you use Creative Commons in any online project? When it comes to Creative Commons music -- there are certainly no shortage of websites with audio you can use for any occasion. Read More .

Creative Commons copyright licenses offer creators an easy way to grant copyright permissions to creative work What Is Creative Commons, And Should You Use It? What Is Creative Commons, And Should You Use It? Creative Commons is a set of licenses which automatically give you permission to do various things, such as reuse and distribute the content. Let's find out more about it and how to use it. Read More . If you are in need of a soundtrack or background music for a non-commercial project, look for matching material below. If you just enjoy quality music, scroll down for the playlist, which features the best songs from this week’s collection.

All music in this edition is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonComercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported. This means you can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format (Share), as long as you give appropriate credit (Attribution), do not use the material for commercial purposes (NonCommercial), and do not distribute remixed, transformed, or otherwise modified material (NoDerivatives).

Pop & Rock

Genre: alternative, indie, pop, rock

The two tracks of this EP are almost instrumental. The vocals are blurred and barely audible, creating a dreamy atmosphere.

Genre: alternative, rock, blues, funk, progressive rock

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Alternating between introspective melancholy and playful exuberance, byron play alternative rock with a progressive flair. They’re equally comfortable with loud amps or no amps at all, and they filmed a gig in a salt mine (300ft below) just to show they mean business.
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Genre: indie, alternative, acoustic, folk, pop

An acoustic indie-folk album offering up stories of The Wild Land, a place where the untameable aspects of humanity and existence are brought back into the light and celebrated; everything from the birth cycle to the death cycle is raised up in celebration and gratitude, giving thanks for the wholeness of our reality, without exception. Maingard also offers his other albums under the same creative commons license.
Source: Bandcamp

Ambient Jazz

Genre: ambient, electronic, bass, jazz, violin

The UK’s most celebrated solo bassist, here with lots of looped/layered solo albums, & collaborations, most notably with genius singer Lobelia. Dig in deep, there’s a lot to discover. All albums come with a creative commons license.
Source: Bandcamp

Genre: ambient, jazz, piano, drums

Trio Metrik completely improvised this album with a large collection of classical instruments and even a typewriter.

Genre: ambient, instrumental, jazz, bass, folk, piano

Much of the album has a melancholic touch, but every other song delivers upbeat and energetic sounds to your ears.

Ambient Electronic

Genre: electronic, instrumental, experimental, chill, hip hop

The debut album by Den Kokoro is a chilled mix of classical, pop, and electronic elements.

Genre: ambient, electronic, new age, relaxation, sleep

C.paradisi is the moniker of Free Floating Music founder Brad Ross-MacLeod. His site promotes legal free ambient music downloads Strictly Ambient: Free Music Downloads, Streams & Playlist [Sound Sunday] Strictly Ambient: Free Music Downloads, Streams & Playlist [Sound Sunday] If you've ever wanted to stream Sound Sunday in one go, finally, this edition contains a one-loop-playlist. Read More . Sketches from the Edge of Silence Volumes I & II is his own work.

Genre: ambient, electronic, instrumental, chillout, downtempo, trip hop

Sound engineer Jonathan Frémont makes music as 28 and Akira Club. The second track on his EP is a remix from a song found on the Nine Inch Nails album Year Zero.

Genre: ambient, instrumental, drone, noise, shoegaze

35’45” of tape loops, pink noise and the occasional guitar improvisation. Cut up recordings all-but-destroyed digitally then recorded in glorious 24bit. Worn drones fading in their own reverb. A hommage to thirty+ year old VHS tapes. A sonic trip along the roads of the pacific Northwest. The record shifts glacially, a grainy collage of slow motion.
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The Playlist

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Do you actually pay attention to copyrights Confused About Copyright Law? These Online Resources Can Help Confused About Copyright Law? These Online Resources Can Help It's a confusing subject, yes, but it's important that you wrap your head around it. If you're involved in any sort of creative work, these resources will help you do just that. Read More when downloading things from the Internet? Have you searched for CC licensed material before and do you use music in any of your creative work? Please share your take on copyrights and how this edition impacts you in the comments!

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