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Our favourite free calming music downloads

Life is filled with busyness – from commuting, checking the latest social media updates, to receiving notifications left right and centre, and so on. As musicians, one of the most important elements of creativity we have found is carving out time to reflect and relax with no distractions.

In this article, we have hand-picked a beautiful selection of free calming music for you, which is perfect for relaxation, meditation, and reflection. It totals a few hours worth of music, and what’s more, it’s 100% free (and legal!) to download all of the songs – simply click the ‘Download now’ button!

We hope it gives you a more than a few moments of calm…

And if you like this selection, you may also like our 6-hour collection of calming concentration and focus music:

Study | Focus | Concentrate (Spotify playlist)


Calming music downloads

(Many of the downloads below are hosted on NoiseTrade, who recently (June 2017) made a small change to their website. To download the music simply click our ‘Download’ link and then the ‘Trade Info to Listen’ button on NoiseTrade: this will take you through to the mp3 download page!)


UPDATED! 1. Salt Of The Sound - Highlights (2013-2016)
Genre: Ambient
Highlights is a special NoiseTrade-exclusive collection of ten tracks from Salt of the Sound releases between 2013-2016. Our songs have been described as 'evocative and beautiful' and 'like a tranquil place where you find rest'. Perfect for times of personal reflection, as calm background music, and even (or so we've been told) to study to!
Free! Download now


NEW! 2. Narrow Skies - Midnight Sun
Genre: Alternative / Ambient
Nordic-inspired, nature-infused, ambient dream pop from Sweden! Narrow Skies features organic soundscapes combined with electronic elements to evoke images of the natural world - calming, reflective, and relaxing.
Free! Download now


3. Carinthia - All My Fountains Are In You (Sampler)
Genre: Acoustic / Ambient
Meshing piano, guitar and organic soundscapes, the music of Daniel Jorgensen (aka Carinthia) is both calming and musically enchanting. Nostalgic & evocative - this free download is a selection of five songs from taken from his 2010 album. Beautiful.
Free! Download now


4. Zachary Bruno - Dawn Light EP
Genre: Instrumental
A selection of beautiful and reflective piano instrumentals from Canadian composer Zachary Bruno. He writes that many of his pieces are inspired by 'the vast expanse of wilderness and natural landscape' - which is certainly apparent in this Dawn Light EP
Free! Download now

We hope you liked the music we’ve shared, and we’d love to hear any free calming music suggestions you might have :)

posted by Ben Tatlow on May 10, 2017 in Inspiration


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