Garageband lets you listen to streaming audio of emerging artists, rate them, and download free mp3’s. User feedback is used to create charts, based on the user ratings. The charts are a good way to find some of the better new artists.
The site has over 100,000 songs in their database. These songs have been reviewed by previous visitors, and are categorized. The categories include dance and electronic music, so you easily discover Garageband’s top new artists in these areas.
Musicians can upload tracks, get exposure, and get feedback on their work.