Soundsnap is a professional online sound and stock music library, featuring high-quality sound effects, loops, and stock music from professional sound designers and cutting edge music producers.

Universally trusted, Soundsnap remains one of the most venerated and sought after effects libraries in the world.


The company was launched in 2007 by Anastasios Frantzolas and was the first ever subscription-based sound effects libraries in the world. The site is used by professional filmmakers, app designers, and hobbyists alike, with a catalogue of over 460,000 professionally recorded or designed effects and music loops. Their effects are contributed by and licensed from over 100 handpicked recordists and sound designers, some of whom have worked on films and programs such as Tenet, Westworld, The Revenant, and many others.

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"Trusted by leading brands, agencies, networks and Hollywood studios. Including, Netflix, Tesla, Vice, Apple, Disney and many more"

ICMP is proud to partner with Soundsnap, who has provided a range of professional sound and stock music to students at ICMP. 

Soundsnap also is deeply invested in education, offering free subscriptions to teachers, students, and nonprofits who apply. Both Soundsnap's music and sound effects are completely royalty free and can be synced in any kind of media in perpetuity, so it is naturally an ideal tool for students who are just getting started in the content creation field.


Watch this quick video on how sound always helps tell the story. 

Also worth noting: Soundsnap's creators also just recently launched a second website called Beatopia, which provides type beats for rappers and singers looking for music to vocalize over (Beatopia also has a similar educational program).

Find out more by going to their website, Beatopia. 

Take the first steps in your music career with ICMP

We've been developing and delivering contemporary music education for over 30 years – longer than any other music school in the UK. With a proven track-record, countless music industry connections and unrivalled access to facilities, it's easy to see why hundreds of students choose ICMP each year. 

To completely immerse yourself in your music career, chat with our friendly Admissions Team via email or give them a call on 020 7328 0222.

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