Platforms of the likes of Spotify have helped to reduce illegal music downloads although they haven't helped to increase the income of the artists. The problem regarding this and other apps to listen to music online is that if you want to download the music you have to pay a monthly fee to make their developers and investment services such as Goldman Sachs even richer.
The free and legal alternative to music streaming platforms
MonkingMe is also an online music app that makes use of the same system, technically speaking, as Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music or TIDAL. However, its catalog is totally different as it distributes legal and free music with the authorization of its creators. However, it does include adverts.
Here we'll find different styles, playlists created by editors, loads of music styles, the possibility to listen to songs via streaming... and yes, you can also download songs to listen to them without an Internet connection. But of course, its main drawback regarding other platforms is that you probably won't find many of the trendiest artists. However, it's a tool that can be especially interesting for all music lovers that are eager to discover new music and new artists.