Here is a list of 5 free online music streaming websites. You can listen to all kinds of music on these websites without paying anything. A free account is all that is required. You can create a playlist of your own and listen to them whenever you want. The website collects songs from various popular sources like DailyMotion, Soundcloud, etc. so that you manage to find all your favorite songs at one place.
These websites have been conceived with the idea of providing music lovers with one platform where they can find all kinds of music they wish to listen. Just type the song name, or artist name, or album name and the website will produce results for you. The fact that all this comes to you for free makes these websites even more attractive.
The 5 online music streaming websites reviewed below are Whyd, Vye Music, Bop.fm, Presto.fm, and Last.fm.
The first online music streaming website is Whyd. It is like social networking platform where you can meet people with same taste in music and share track with them. You can also create a playlist of your own, play music in your account, and much more. All that you require is a free account.
While you are creating your account, the website will ask you for your favorite genres, in order to connect with some people. After that you can share, comment, like the tracks shared among each other. You can also search for new tracks in the search bar, and listen to those tracks online. The website collects music from Vimeo, DailyMotion, and Soundcloud. Lastly, the website also has its own extension that you can install in your browser.
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Another online music streaming website that you can try is Vye Music. The interface looks really pretty and you can easily search for music through the available search bar. All you need is a free account, that can be created easily by connecting it to your Facebook account.
Once you are inside, the website is pretty simple to understand and functions easily. Basically, there are two main features of this website: you can search and listen to music online, and you can create a playlist of your favorite tracks. This playlist can be accessed at anytime you want. Another good thing about this website is that you can access an entire album in one go, i.e, just by entering the artist name.
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The third online streaming website in this list is Bop.fm. It has a long list of sources from where the music is streamed for you. This list includes Spotify, Rdio, Deezer, and Soundcloud. All you have to do is enter the name of the song, album, or artist, in the search bar and start listening to them. There is also no need to create an account for this. You can listen to as many songs as you want without signing up for a free account. However, having an account will introduce you to some more features of this website; you can create a playlist of your favorite songs, and manage them on your own. You can also listen to the lyrics of songs, and share them on Facebook, Twitter.
The website ensures that you get to listen your favorite music without any hurdles. So, when you play a song of your choice and it gets over, the website automatically plays another song by the same artist, or of same genre, without any hiatus. There is also a Surprise Me button, which on pressing, plays random music continuously.
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Fourth online streaming website is Presto.fm. It comes with a clean interface and lots of stations to listen music from. These stations have been created by the website and create music of same genre, or by a particular artist. You are also allowed to create your own station by adding an artist name or genre. Other than creating a station of your own, you can also stream music saved in your Last.fm ( reviewed below) account by entering your username.
The stations on this website are divided into three categories: popular, recommended, and saved. The website is primarily meant to access band music. There are genres like blues, alternative metal, black metal, and more. You will also find other genres like country music, jazz, etc. However, you might miss out on some mainstream Hollywood songs and albums.
Final online streaming website in this list is Last.fm (the name suits the position). It is quite a popular source among music lovers, who find a great deal of songs here and listen to them for free. It is also like a social networking platform where you can share your favorite songs, and see who all have a similar taste is music as yours.
Creating a free account is necessary if you wish to access all the features of this website. There is a three-step procedure to create your own account, and you will be asked to pick up your favorite genre, or artist from the available option. This is done to provide you with users with similar interests and songs that suit your taste. You can share music with them and increase your library of songs. There is a lot more that you will find out once you start using the website. Try it out from the link given above.
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