Free means free?

  MickinPlymouthUK 15:55 05 Apr 2006

Since getting broadband a few weeks ago I've been surfing for free music/song downloads, but the only sites I've come across ask for a "signing-up fee",in the small print despite touting themselves as a "Free" site.
So are there any really truly free download sites around?

  john-232317 16:22 05 Apr 2006

Its a con, when they say free downloads they mean they let you download it free after joining.

  pj123 16:36 05 Apr 2006

Free Download means just that. It is free to download it but it will cost you to use it.

Read the small print.

  wolfie3000 16:47 05 Apr 2006

many unsigned bands and tribute bands offer there music for free on there site just take a nose round with google and see what you come up with but DONT trust any site that offers free music downloads like the ones you mentioned.

  terryf 16:58 05 Apr 2006

Sometimes they ask you to download a program that will let you download tunes, Best not to, you don't know what you might be downloading in the way of nasties

  Terry Brown 20:13 05 Apr 2006

If you want to listen to 'Free' music, go to PANDORA.COM. You tell it the sort of music you like, and it selects a choice for you.
A very good program.

  ade.h 20:21 05 Apr 2006

Now that the once-brilliant is not being updated/maintained, the best LEGITIMATE source of free music downloads is click here Pandora - as per above - is a good site for listening to things that might interest you. You could capture that stream of course, but that would be a breach of copyright license, so I'm not going to tell you how to do that.

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