Discover new music - and listen for free - Music: Try before you buy

2006-03-29 10:57
Come to M-Web and listen to clips of each track on new CDs online, before you shell out for the CD. Our clips are faster than the ones on overseas sites, and you get them with a full review and comments from other listeners - many of whom may know more about the band in question than the reviewer.

To listen to clips, you'll need:

A sound card
. Most new PCs come with one of these already installed. Otherwise you can pick one up for a bargain on M-Web shopping.

Headphones, or speakers (cheap ones are fine). Make sure you plug them into the correct slot at the back of your PC - look at the users manual if you are not sure.

Windows Media Player. This software comes with most versions of Internet Explorer, so you probably already have it. But if you're stuck. Download on

Flash plugin. Most of you already have this software - like Media Player, comes with never versions Internet Explorer. Problems? Download from

If you're stuck, post a message below and we'll see what we can do to help you get plugged in and playing. To see if you can listen to clips, click the links in the top right of this page.

On each review, you'll see a section called Clips from this CD. Click the clips to listen to them! It's that easy.

Don't rely on the radio to introduce you to new music. After all, radio stations only play the hit tracks - you could wind up with an album full of duds. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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