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Collections: Audio & Music

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AUDIO & MUSIC

Listen and use over 500 CDs for your school-related projects along with audio and music related databases online. 

Audio Resources

Download royalty-free music beats and audio effects for your projects! Some tunes may require you to credit the source.  

Streaming Music Resources

Music Resources

Learn more about the music industry, get insights from your favorite artists. 

Digital Audio & Music Databases

 

The LAFS Library has audio effects available through the Pro Sound Effects database. Click and browse through the database to find digital audio files and download them to use in your projects. You may need to log in with your LAFS credentials in order to access this resource. 

Pro Sound Effects (PSE) develops highly curated sound effects libraries for sound artists, editors, designers, audio engineers, media companies, schools, and nonprofits. Their goal is to inspire and empower you to tell any story with the highest quality sounds available.


The LAFS Library has streaming music resources available through the Naxos Music Library Database. Click and browse through the database to find and listen to digital music files. You may need to log in with your LAFS credentials in order to access this resource. 

Naxos Music Library offers the world's largest online classical music library, with streaming access to more than 120,000 CDs of both the standard and rare repertoire in all genres. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogs plus the complete catalogs or selected titles from over 650 other recording labels, with more labels joining monthly. It also includes some jazz, world, and pop/rock music.


The LAFS Library has music resources available through the Hit Songs Deconstructed Database. Click and browse through the database to find articles and analysis about the music industry. You may need to log in with your LAFS credentials in order to access this resource. 

Hit Songs Deconstructed is a powerful tool being used in songwriting, production, and music business programs around the world.  The platform offers a trove of data, analysis, and interactive tools to help you stay in tune with what’s driving today’s hits at the compositional level. The platform includes song analysis reports and videos, a searchable songwriting techniques archive culled from today's most successful songs, downloadable Logic arrangements for recent hits, trend reports, and much more.  For a video overview of the platform, click here.

Audio & Music

The LAFS Library has many Audio CDs that you may want to use for school projects. Some CDs are royalty-free but some will require consent from the company.