Launches New Music Platform,

Posted on 7/21/2014 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0), the first subscription-based provider of unlimited royalty-free stock video, has launched its third content platform, At $99 per year, AudioBlocks is the only subscription service to offer unlimited downloads of over 100,000 high-quality, royalty-free music tracks, sound effects and loops.

The new service was a natural expansion from sister sites VideoBlocks and GraphicStock, which combined have over 30 million downloads – growing at about 60,000 per day – and serve as an on-demand resource for premium creative content that everyone can afford.

In an industry historically defined by expensive download costs and confusing usage rights, AudioBlocks removes every barrier for all kinds of content creators, whether a family hoping to spice up a home video, or a major movie studio, production house, or creative agency looking to improve the value of a current project.

“Until now, many creative enthusiasts and professionals alike have been forced to watch from the sidelines because of costly and complicated content licenses. AudioBlocks is the first service to truly remove those restrictions for all content creators,” said Joel Holland, CEO and Founder. “With video consumption soaring globally, high quality music is the missing ingredient that adds sizzle, and we don’t think it should be reserved only for those with deep pockets. We are proud to lead the movement to democratize creative content, giving both hobbyists and professionals alike access to premium audio and video that we can all afford.”

AudioBlocks was created in response to customer demand and data, while featuring a user discovery and search experience imagined specifically for music.

The subscription-based model saves a typical customer thousands of dollars a year compared to pay-per-download alternatives. Additionally, royalty-free licensing allows users to employ material without limitations on the number of projects, geography, or total broadcast reach. Downloaded material remains the property of customers and can be used forever, even if they cancel their subscription.
To create awareness for the product launch, is offering a free 7 day trial where new customers can download up to 140 music tracks.

Copyright © 2014 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to:  


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