These are some links I've saved off for music and sound resources. Other than incompetech.com, I have no personal experience with them, but they are a starting point. Comments are what they say about themselves [unless in brackets.]
Has anyone else used any of these? Does anyone have any others?
Royalty free music. [free with attribution; purchase if you don't want to attribute..]
"Royalty Free Music and Sound Effects
plus free music loops, free sound effects, free midi files and free audio software."
"140,000 sound effects and loops. Unlimited Downloads for $249/year! [Note: various plans, starting with 5 sounds for $9 up to unlimited for $249 a year.]
Now featuring Premium Sound Effects from the sound designers of:
Batman Begins, Million Dollar Baby, Ali, Happy Feet, Star Trek, The Addams Family, Tron, The Hunt for Red October and more."
"You are Free:
- To remix or transform the sounds in any way
- To copy and transmit the sounds- but not resell them as they are originally downloaded from Soundsnap
- To use the sounds in any music, film, video game, website etc. whether commercial or not, without paying addiotional royalties or other fees beyond the initial membership cost (if any)"
Royalty free music loops and full length tracks for preview and immediate download. Full resolution stereo WAV files, no cue sheet, no hassles.
Our collection of background music loops is made especially for use with flash and websites. Royalty Free music loops are also suitable for games, PowerPoint, presentations, video, films, etc. All our music is 100% original, produced in our studio by professional musicians.
Soughtafter Sounds provides professional music & sound design to independent game developers, as well as film makers, advertising teams and organisations looking to include an originally composed audio architecture within their development.
[Free commercial music requires that you provide credit, let them use your project name in promoting their music or something like that...?]
Music loops starting at $4 a track, Sound FX starting at $1 a track. Also free music and SFX.