As the world becomes a smaller place music enthusiasts also widen their horizon. Earlier I could not imagine head banging to Anthrax but thanks to some of my friends I have been exposed to some hard metal and surprised myself by actually enjoying some tracks. However this brings me to the question of how can a person experhyment with different genres of music without actually going through the tedious and expensive task of accumulating audio cds of different kinds of music? The internet provides the answer to this query. The World Wide Web is the largest database of information on any category and music being one of the most popular categories, it is needless to mention the enormous volume of information that is available on this category of entertainment. The revolutionary concept ion the internet world of music was carried out in the in the 90’s in the form of MPEG -1 Audio Layer 3, which is more commonly known as MP3, a popular audio encoding format. And now free MP3 downloads are the order of the day.
Internet today has become a haven for music enthusiasts with every conceivable kind of music genre finding a place in the web. The easy availability of legally free MP3 downloads are like a dream come true for the music lover. A person can now easily experhyment with different genres by getting free MP3 downloads of maybe a song or two from that segment and deciding for himself whether he likes and prefers that kind of music or not. Also the free MP3 downloads have given rise to numerous online music libraries where the members can simply interchange and exchange MP3 versions of their favorite song by just a click of the mouse. The free MP3 downloads help music lover’s to add to their collection and also give variety to the songs available with a particular person. Also many a times, we like only one or two songs in a particular album but are forced to buy the entire album if we need to possess that specific song we liked. Availability of free MP3 downloads has eliminated this problem. Now a music lover has the choice of collecting only the specific song he likes instead of spending money on the entire album.
Now thanks to free MP3 downloads, gone are the days when a student had to save up on sufficient pocket money to buy an album of his choice. Now the moment he hears a song he likes, he simply needs to go on to the internet, log onto any of the reputable music websites and download a MP3 version of that song and that too, completely free of cost. Widening the choices available to a music aficionado, the free MP3 downloads have expanded the range and scope of international music. This is a great opportunity not only for the listeners but the artistes and performers as well which gives them instant popularity and recognition and also enlarges the market that can be catered to by the artistes. So at the end of the day, free MP3 downloads herald well for everyone connected to the internet.