Grooveshark? Spotify? …How to find the best music for less.


It’s officially music festival season — we’ve got Austin City Limits, Burning Man and Nocturnal, to name a few — so many of us are wanting to know one thing: where can we track down all the new music we’re about to discover?

With CDs on the verge of extinction, music subscription services are where it’s at when you want to listen to and/or download music. But with all of the options out there, it can be a headache trying to figure out which one is best for your music needs.

Luckily, we’ve put together this handy infographic that compares the 5 most popular services available in the US – that way you can determine which service is best for you based on price, sound quality, catalogue, social features, and a couple other factors that enhance your listening experience.

Let us know which one you’re using, and we would love to hear the other side of the story from any independent musicians out there: Are there any services in particular that you prefer to put your music on? Comment below!

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