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Favourite music sites/applications

These are my favourite music related websites and applications. :)

iTunes

Great for buying/downloading and listening to music. Once you download iTunes onto your computer you can buy music from the iTunes store (and listen to samples before you buy) and also upload your own music to iTunes. Visit the site to download it.

Amazon

This online shop is good for buying music, as well as books, video games and lots of other things. You can also listen to samples on Amazon. They don't always let you listen to samples on the UK site, so I sometimes go to the American and German sites instead when I want to hear album snippets.

 HMV

Website for the CD, DVD and game shop. You can get good deals on here and also listen to music samples for some CDs.


Spotify

This is an application that you download to your computer and then you can listen to music for free. The account I have is Spotify Open (the free one) and you can also get paid accounts, Unlimited and Premium, which cost £4.99 and £9.99 per month. This is a great idea because you can listen to whole songs and albums. You can also make your own playlists. Unfortunately they recently cut the listening hours for Spotify Open users from 20 hours per month to 10 a month and they now only allow you to play a song 5 times. Also some albums are only available to paid users but it's still a good site. Visit it to download the app.

Update 6/6/16: Spotify Open is now Spotify Free.

Update 24/11/18: The restrictions on Spotify Free are gone now, I think.



YouTube

This isn't technically a music site but I included it because since it's a video site you can watch music videos on it. Some singers and groups have their own official YouTube channels. It's also good for watching foreign music videos that you can't see in your country.

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