This site is interesting because it says that it has a mission to spread happiness by connecting you to artists who deserve to get heard. It seems to be a much talked about site as it has already been featured on BoingBoing, New York Times and also Info World.
Upon clicking the “Great Tunes” link, you will be brought to a page with different categories like Originals, Old Recordings, Vinyl Sharity, among many others. There are different links to all kinds of music from Oddio. They have what they call the supersites set of links. The music comes from different artists from different countries. They are legal and free music shared online. Currently, this is their latest set of links. If you feel like checking out a few of them, what genre would those artists be into? The Ophir Prison Marching Kazoo Band actually has an interesting rendition of Livin’ La Vida Loca. There are also some jazz songs on the DenmarkÂ´s Electronic Research Library. Jazz classics including “In the Mood” is there for you to download and listen to on your computer.
Finding the kind of free and legal music that you like is not very easy on Oddio as the listing is not really tagged or classified according to genre. Categories — that is definitely something they could add to this site. It would be essential so that downloading tracks would be easier. In any case, the brief descriptions shown on each of the links would be helpful enough for you to decide whether or not to download the tracks from the sites. If you are expecting that you will get directed to the download section immediately, you will probably be disappointed as you are directed to the main page so you could read more about the songs and the artists behind each song.
This site is an awesome resource of music which is legal and free for the taking. You could save anything in your computer and you will even be amazed at the kinds of music that artists all over the world are creating. Aside from downloading these songs, you could even share them with others by spreading the word to your friends via your blog or email.