How to get the best results from Search.com's Music channel
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Find MP3s faster
MP3 files are hidden on computers all over the Internet, but very often the
files have disappeared by time you find links to them. Top-ranked MP3
searches like Simon1, Oth.net, Astraweb, and
2look4.com find music that other engines miss. Search.com puts the
best results from all these sources into one list of links. To find MP3s
faster, select the MP3 checkbox in the Music channel before you type your query.
Here's how we found the Beck song 'Loser':
Lyrics and tabulature
Budding musicians, take note: search sources like Astraweb
and OLGA specialize in lyrics and tabs for artists from ABBA
to Zappa. To find the words and chords for your favorite songs,
select the Lyrics checkbox and enter the name of an artist
or song. Check out what we found for Madonna, Bob Dylan, and
tickets and online events
Don't miss your favorite band's gig in your town. Select the Music
Tours and Tickets checkbox when you search and find out when
they're playing & how to purchase tickets, courtesy of specialized
event databases like Mojam, Aloud, and Ticketmaster.
Use the Online Events checkbox to search OnNow,
Shoutcast, and other Internet broadcast event calendars
all at once.
We checked both boxes to hunt for Korn events, both on and offline, in this
reviews & prices
If you're interested in a new artist or album, you can use Search.com
to help you make a buying decision. Select both the Music Sites
checkbox and the Music Prices checkbox to find album reviews
from respected sources like Billboard, Rolling Stone and
the MTV alongside the latest prices for the CD.
Here's what we did to find reviews and prices for Lauryn Hill CDs:
If you're a Beck-to-be, you can use also Search.com
to find downloadable music software for your digital studio. Just
check the Music Software box to search
whatever you need.
- Select multiple boxes for your search.
Get results from as many or as few music categories as
you need you can always click to see more in any
particular category from the results page.
- Fan sites
often link to fresh MP3's - to find new MP3's, try
a query in our Web channel. Enter the name of
your favorite artist and the keyword MP3. For example,
to find fan sites that link to Beck MP3's, try this query:
- Enhance your search with a visit to
the CNET Music Center for
news, reviews and resources.
out more about MP3s at CNET's
MP3 Topic Center
- Need a portable CD
player or MP3
player? Check out prices and reviews on Search.com's
Now you're ready to search the Music
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