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30 Free Music Search Engines That Will Rock Your World

Almost a month back we covered 16 search engines to find music online, this time we have come up with 30 more music search engines that will rock your world. It is always better to find your favorite artist or song in search engines dedicated to music rather than finding them on Google. Each one of them have been tested and they all work flawlessly.

The Hype Machine

The Hype Machine is a music blog search engine, which means it follows music blog discussions, and all songs end up with them. Just enter your favorite artist or song name, and start listening instantly.

The Hype Machine

Grooveshark – Your Music Is Waiting

GrooveShark is a legal search engine(using p2p technology) which has a unique system where everybody gets paid, actually this service pays you to share your music online. All music files are DRM-free and with p2p system on bard you can search virtually any music file you want. This sharing concept is a great way to intrigue illegal networks.


Project Playlist

The new version of Project Playlist is simply awesome. It is a search engine just like Google and Yahoo, but is dedicated to music only. Just enter a song name, and build a playlist instantly. The interface is pretty clean, and very easy to use. At the time of this writing 38.7 million playlists have been created by music fans. Sharing Playlist is now more easier than you can imagine.


iLike – Great Minds Thing iLike

iLike is a social media network where users can create, recommend and discover music and connect with other users who have similar tastes. According to them, Over 30 million people use it to share music tastes and playlists, and to learn about new artists and concerts together.



Pandora is a great place to find your favorite artist or song, listen to radio stations, share your music, and find other listeners. Pandora has only mission, to play music that you will love and nothing else. Sadly it is restricted to US only, but you can still access it by using this tip if you live outside US.


MySpace Music

MySpace Music has one of the largest collection of music on the web and has a very large fan base, more than 20 billion song streams are initiated per month. Almost all major music labels are working with Myspace Music, making it a perfect choice for everyone. Type your favorite song name and start making a playlist instantly, you can also find music videos, featured playlists and top artists.

MySpace Music


We7 is another great choice of music lovers. They have music from more than 250 indie labels as well as the majors. It is an easy and free way to search, share and discover new music. All music are played on their awesome and easy to use build-in music player.



SSMunch is a free music search engine that lets you search and play Mp3s quickly. It gives you quick options to find Lyrics and Music Videos easily. You can register for free to become a member and download music that you love. It is a complete music search engine that actually works great.


Jogli – Big Web, Great Music

Jogli has a large base of free music offerings with more than 12 million albums and 500 million songs. Simply type the name of the song and start listening instantly. Creating and sharing Playlist is just another feature and is fairly easy to use.



StumbleAudio is a social music discovery site with a mission is to help you find music by new and exciting artists that you would like, rather than play or sell you the hits by known artists that you are “expected” to love. They have over 2,000,000 tracks by over 120,000 artists ready to be played in full length, high quality, free of charge.


Mufin – Your Music Discovery Engine

Mufin is place where you can discover new music from 4,825,941 tracks and growing. It is a music recommendation engine that actually works very well. Enter a song name that you are looking for and click Preview Similar Tracks, Mufin will then recommend you another song whose taste will be similar to the song you searched for.


Cherrypeel – The Democratic Music Revolution

Cherypeel is an online music service which is run by a unique voting system  that help bring artist and listeners together, for example, every band starts out at the lowest bottom of the charts and if the community likes the songs of the band, they vote up the band. This is especially great for artist who are lesser known and not media hyped. This is  a free search engines and artists retain al the music rights. cherrypeel


iJigg is the one place you can search for rare music worldwide, it is simply designed, user friendly social music site that is a fantastic way for artists to get there music heard, this search engines helps discovering new music. Its easy to navigate where you can search your favorite artists or look under most popular or recently posted music easily.

Update: The service seems to have been discontinued.


SongBeat – The Music Is Mine

SongBeat is a music application which allows users to search through the music you like and download it,  just type in the name of the artist or title of the song and sift through the search result to find the song you are actually looking for, you can make your playlist and even download music to your computer.

Update: The service seems to have been discontinued.


MixTurtle – The Music Search Engine

MixTurtle is for those who want to create and search for playlist within seconds. When you search for an artist you like to hear, a list is displayed listing of the artists available which you have search so far, clicking on the a track will immediately start playing the track, if you registered member than you can add you desired playlists for easy playback, if you love creating and sharing playlists with your friends, this would be the right place for you to go.



PluggedIn is a unique search tool for music fans that lets you find and watch music videos, discover new artists, create multiple playlists and also publicize them. You can also scroll down to access biographies and the Wikipedia entries of the bands you like as well as musical influences and even ringtones. It is restricted to US visitors only, you can check this tip to access it from outside US.

Update: The website seems to have been discontinued.



MuviBee lets you search through music videos, basically it is a search engine which lets you choose whether to search by an artist or a song title and you can find the track in the search result. You can make your own music video list, you can also look through people’s music video list which sometimes help finding the right track.



Radio.Blog.Club is one of the original music sharing website, it was up even before the days of last.fm, Pandora and so on, this site allows you to put  up a player in your own blog and to share tracks without restriction or even registration, the service has also a Wii channel and you can share  any playlist and customize it the way you want.

radio blog

Zukool – Adaptive Search : Personalized Recommendation

Zukool is a music search engine as well as a recommendation site, which recommends track for you, which in turn helps you find undiscovered music. All you have to do is to search for the music you like, add it to the list and fill out the recommendation box, once you are done adding songs to your playlist, you can click on the recommendation icon, that’s all.



SoundPedia allow users  to search, discover, share, and stream music and it works as a music sharing community. Users  can search for their favorite tracks via keywords, artist, song title and can also check out what other users are listening to.


Jiwa – Free The Music

Jiwa is a music site that allow its users to search and upload songs. Users can search for their favorite tracks and make custom playlists out of them, these playlists can be accessed from anywhere and can also be shared with friends. You can see what other users are listening to and can interact with the community through the Shoutbox.



Qloud has a unique approach of sharing music to the masses, it is available only via social networks and streams the best of iTunes. Users are allowed to play the tracks of their friend’s iTunes, this service is available on Facebook, Friendster, Bebo and Hi5. The site is completely free and legal and social networks seem to going by the hand. This service is like getting to know new people around the social network by the type of music they listen to.

Update: The website seems to have been discontinued.



With Finetune you can search for your favorite artist as well as create related tags for music files that share  the same genre or “influences”. All you have to do is to type the name of the artist and this site will create a playlist for you. Either you hand pick the songs or let this site’s recommendation technology make the playlist for you.


Jango – Internet radio that plays what you want!

Jango is a newcomer in music scenario that is simple and straight forward, it will give you the search results as well as similar songs to listen, which you can add to your personal station. You can also see who is tuning into the station and in turn can recommend more music for you to listen.


Mog – Because The Web Mostly Sucks

MOG is a social networking site and a music search engine who’s sole purpose is to strike an instant cord with music lovers, users who are always glued to listening music can explore, share and talk about music they enjoy. You can setup your personal profile page as per your music likings and thereby providing a place to discover music online.


Jamendo – Open Your Ears

Jamendo is a music site and search engine that is solely for newer artists. If you are a new artist and want to have some public recognition this might be the right place for you. Every piece of music is published and promoted under the Creative Common license, and if you do well there, you might get paid too! The music is distributed with Bit torrent and eMule, the users who listen to newer bands and artists can download the music, discuss about it and even write short reviews.


PureVolume – We Are Listening To You

PureVolume is a music information oriented site and a search engine that provides services to artists and record labels. Any artist can upload songs in mp3 format only and listeners can download the songs, see featured albums and shows. You can also discuss topics such as jazz, rock, pop etc.


Fairtilizer – The Do It Yourself Music Club

Fairtilizer is yet another newly launched music community and search engine that help discover and share new music, new artist can upload their music and set up their profiles. You can also find songs by genre, album artist or even location.



Stage.fm is yet another music community and search engine that gives users a place to offer a free legal approach of sharing music, bands can promote and sell  their music and can offer some free songs to be listed too.

Update: The website seems to have been discontinued.



Audiobaba is a free next generation music search engine that allows you to find songs by acoustic similarity. Simply enter the song or artist name and you will find them instantly. It lets you search between mainstream, normal, or independent artists with a single click.


That’s all. If you think we missed any site, do let us know in the comments. And don’t forget to share it with your friends.

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