About PlayBack

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Local Music to Stream or Download

  • To use PlayBack, just sign in from any internet-connected device using your Library card and PIN. Note: PlayBack does not support Internet Explorer. Please use a different browser to access the collection
  • The collection includes a wide range of musical styles, from hip-hop and rock, to instrumental, roots and classical, and everything in between
  • Anyone can stream music for free
  • Library card holders can download and keep music on personal devices

Submit Your Music

Become part of Seattle’s PlayBack collection

  • Local musicians, groups or singers are invited to submit their work
  • The PlayBack jury chooses 40 to 50 new albums to add to our collection from each open call
  • Selected artists sign a license agreement and receive $200