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Best Background Music Sources For D&D Games



Prompted by this question from Stephen S.:

What is a good app for playing background music?


He got plenty of responses. Here the highlights:


Tabletop Audi

https://tabletopaudio.com


Syrinscape

https://syrinscape.com/


Dndify

https://dndify.gutrund.com/


DMDJ

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.BluefaceGames.DMDJ&hl=en_US&gl=US


Ambient Realms

https://www.ambientrealms.com/


Fantasy Soundboard

https://www.acarcana.com/fantasysoundboard


Groovy (Discord)

https://groovy.bot/


Stream Beats

https://www.streambeats.com/


Ambient-Mixer

https://rpg.ambient-mixer.com/gaming-backgrounds?fbclid=IwAR3_-rZesuhEfKFtWZxPMHQVIyYZ3WCgtvYldoenUq6rWy657LGNvngr_Zk


Epidemic Sound

https://www.epidemicsound.com/


And finally, Spotify

Here is a list of Spotify playlists you might find useful:

Overland Settings

General/Travel/Wilderness/Reflective https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5Dal47JLiMtg1huB85DEQe

General/City/Busy Town - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0iC9WDTW1RxlynyCtI9zXC

Tavern - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6kN4WBNUyO2jKCnwQfSgpL

King's Palace/Regal/Noble/Posh - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3s6q3jJgmS2hPOksOK6aXc

Church/Shrine/Peaceful/Choirs - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7emQXTzkhZ3jTRDUWR1NFW

Wizards Tower/Classical/Surprising - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2hyY2iYRwjzMZtXtOMDXZM

Elven Lands/Feywild/Majestic - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3BExVHC239QUifHdXwPeNu

Dwarven City - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4sqXXHCoGgJiA2eHKwV9L8

Halfling/Shire/Celtic - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4MdQhChLi3CWcW2m3Bhmq1

Gnome Village - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2lOxqyLZ3suEJiFU7mXzxT

Desert/Tribal/Badlands/Wastelands - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4CJtbhA7nmNfFw3VKoDBi0

Arctic/Mountain/Frozen Tundra - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1mlDvm4IAFRZZrD8OegQaa

Western/Outback/Frontier - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3WArZKhEP4aOL7LW9Ix7OM

French/Spanish/German/Italian/Romantic - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7DfREz417VeYZVpuusZ72u

Other-Worldly/Dream - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4v4CnqyPvma2RfoLKny4q5

Nine Hells/Terror/Dystopia - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6YU0cD3NZ1B8WD6AW0PkXO

Scene Settings

Danger Suspense/Dungeons/Caverns/Enemy Territoy - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/40nShPZ7g03R7JIXeohiYN

Evil Suspense/Undead/Creepy/Tomb/Graveyard/Crypt - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3fco0rrNvLpwTt0LOHbvJe

Adventure Suspense/Heroic Acts/Chase/Action - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5VOChExkjKvlkcnkCpgXCa

Intrigue Suspense/Puzzle/Mystery/Dragon’s Lair - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3Mb3oz4fLYOYiTd64Iz1XJ

Delving Deep - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0N6Pfpz4dZie93Hkyzf2Br

Epic Suspense/Boss Room - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5KqhFkFrI98KsacsNOrHdk

Events

Combat - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7oSgyTQSblSA0K5l9sXsDP

Boss Fight/BBEG - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/34g2goSq63sV1AgNSEmFfZ

Hell Battle - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0hVoVFkeaD34Wr8vCbG6y6

Uplifting/Inspiring/Happy Moments - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5yLW2TzHLvmIgerTmJczLK

Sappy/Emotional/Romantic Moments - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1zNTzVrLljLj75aXnkAlvX

Sadness/Loss/Tragic Moments - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2ialHGHKmEjAK522BxXEfH

Raining - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0urJhIKNzy3JHIF6JVlxnH

Works in Progress (<2 Hours)/Niche

South American/Latin- https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1fjS5fSLKTRHeFlOr6rxjR

Asian/Oriental - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5TA0al0OadtCsWPVcQXeQE

Arabic/Middle East/Indian/Persian - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3AZvJXgbm8SOdZAqYWgbx7

Russian/Eastern Europe - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7cU6OkeR5gf0ykIXdcUSTT

Jazz/Big Band/Early Modern - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4rdLqakxMHqg4O0UhUPpAR

Cyberpunk, Future, 80's, Synthwave - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/54IUIuyAdoMV4YJkaANVy9

Nautical - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2n7tdzF6jLPOibNnZm1FvG

Heist/Planning a Scheme - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7s6D0fGwGX0KqFZBvFGpP0

Epics/Building Suspense - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3E9ykatx4NLViW2ackh7IV

Ambient/Environment Sounds, No Music - https://open.spotify.com/playlist/53xlDUkBlBLYIRPU0BUpY6


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