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Suggested Listening

Stuck in a musical rut? Contact one of the Library’s music mavens for personalized suggestions based on your tastes. Try out some of these other free services while you wait…

Grooveshark Listen to free streaming music, rate songs & build your own playlists.

Playlist Create free playlists & share them on Facebook.

Future Perfect Radio Online Indie Radio offering 35 customizable channels. Listen to your favorite music online, get recommendations, and discover new favorites.

Music-Map Expand your listening horizons with this music mapping website. Search for a band, and similar bands will pop up.

Pandora Listen to free Internet radio; register to create your own unique stations.

Songza Relaxing? Working? Throwing a party? Click here for music playlists to go with just about any imaginable situation.

Make & Share

ccMixter A community music site where you can listen to, sample, mash-up and interact with music however you want. To get songs to use in your video soundtracks or just to put on your ipod, go directly to

Kompoz Join a social workspace for musicians and songwriters. Record & upload your own tracks.

Music News & Reviews

AV Club The web's smartest take on music and lots more.

All Shopping, news, podcasts and more on lifestyle & personalities.

Fuse Exclusive interviews, news and reviews.

Pitchfork Get the latest music news, reviews, and interviews.

Yo! Raps Find news, reviews, personality profiles and more on Hip-Hop and R&B.

There’s a Bathroom on the Right…Wait, Huh?

Can’t decipher all the lyrics to your favorite new song? Try one of these sites.

Rap Genius Everything is hip-hop. Read and contribute annotations to your favorite songs.

Song Lyrics Know the words and stun your friends at Karaoke.

Song Meanings Debate song lyrics and their meanings with other music fans.