About PlayBack

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Stream and download music by local artists for free

  • To use PlayBack, just sign in from any internet-connected device using your Library card and PIN
  • 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 50 new albums to add to our collection from each open call
  • Selected artists sign a license agreement and receive $200

If you have a question or need help, get help from Playback, Ask Us

or call 206-386-4636.