I’ve used iStockphoto for various things over the years. I’ve mentioned in a previous post that you can use iStockphoto for digital album covers fairly inexpensively. After a long build-up iStockaudio has launched to offer everything from a “baby screaming” sample all the way to complete songs such this one called “Nine Nails”:
Make sure you read the License Agreement carefully because how much you pay per audio clip determines how widely you can use your selection. The agreement is here:
As a musician you can sell your audio files but you can not be a memeber of a Rights Society (aka have a publishing deal). Unfortunatly that stipulation blocks me from adding to the site. Even though there is a lot to be said for making your own samples and for Creative Commons licensed material I am happy to see iStock in the game. Their site is well organized and the forums are full of activity.