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Openly licensed music
This is a community music remixing site featuring remixes and samples licensed under Creative Commons licenses. Music on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons license. You are free to download and sample from music on this site and share the results with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Some songs might have certain restrictions, depending on their specific licenses. Each submission is marked clearly with the license that applies to it.
Free Music Archive
YouTube Audio Library
You can use the YouTube Audio Library to get free music and sound effects to use in your videos. This Audio Library contains high-quality, 320kbps audio tracks and sound effects that are royalty-free. If you see an attribution-required icon next to a track, make sure to credit the original artist in your video description.
Openly licensed sound effects / sound clips
Browse, listen to, and download a range of openly licensed sound clips. Freesound aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, ... released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse.
SoundBible.com offers thousands of free sound effects, sound clips, and straight up sounds. These sounds can be used in a variety of sound projects including Video Sound Scores, Movie Scoring, Game Design, Powerpoint Presentations, Prank Calls, Sound Boards, and the list goes on. SoundBible.com is a great source for copyright free sounds.
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