ProgrammableWeb lists many popular Music APIs in the directory including Last.fm, 7digital and Spotify Metadata. This post features a few really creative, entertaining mashups that use a few popular Music APIs.
Vokoder offers a simple service for the independent artist. If you are just getting going as a professional musician, Vokoder gives you your first e-commerce experience. Artists can upload their music, share links to it, and then get paid for it as visitor’s purchase the artist’s content. This service is so simple, it’s genius. And selling music online has to beat standing on the corner in all kinds of weather playing for pocket change.