How do you find out about new songs - or learn more about older music? What website have you just discovered that may change how you've been nourishing your music appetite until now? Do you enjoy just listening to songs or do you also want to own them?

These were once relatively simple questions. But the options today are so diverse, and are proliferating so rapidly, that we can all benefit from each other's experience.

Here is the place on the Alley site to discuss what challenges you face and what works for you. What matters most to you about finding and acquiring music? I'm especially interested in the specifics of why one website or subscription service does or doesn't meet your particular needs.

Over time, as we share ideas and information in this discussion topic, Cats' "collective" wisdom will find its way into the Tips & Advice page in the RESOURCES section of the site.