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Whether for websites, multimedia applications, Podcasts, TV, Radio, Film and other related media, using royalty free music can often bring about questions regarding its usage, licensing, copyright etc. Hopefully, you will find this articles section a useful resource and a good place to start.
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What is royalty free music? What are its origins? And, what are the issues inherent with its use? The term royalty free music can often be misinterpreted and as a result, it is is not always clear to users what they are covered for when licensing royalty free music. This article aims to give you a brief overview of its many aspects.
An indepth series of articles about royalty free music, licensing and music copyright.
My royalty free music business gets at least one call every week enquiring about using royalty free music as background music in public venues. If your business venue already uses royalty free music or is considering using it, this article will give our answers to some frequently asked questions about playing music in public.
You may be thinking about using website background music and possibly have questions regarding the copyright implications of using it on your website. Perhaps you have been approached by a performance royalty organisation and are not sure where you stand. This Q&A article may be a useful resource for you
With the development of web technology and increased broadband speeds, music use is becoming more common on the web. Using background music on your website can be effective and engage the visitor, but not without considering certain points first. Here are '10 quick tips...' to consider
Certain stock music websites are selling royalty free music tracks at bargain basement prices, usually from as little as $1 a track. It is no wonder that the quality of this cheap music is generally poor. In many cases, you will have to sift through the rubbish to find the good stuff. Having said this, there are reputable royalty free music sellers that select high quality music from reliable quality composers. They are concerned with maintaining quality and pricing composers works at a fair and respectable amount
It is common knowledge that royalty free music is cheaper than conventional licensing. Unfortunately though, royalty free music (also known as stock music, copyright free music, buyout music etc.) has often been characterised as being poor in quality, pan pipe, lift, test card, on-hold, cheesy etc. So if this sounds like you, I urge you to give it another chance.
This article discusses 6 common assumptions made about royalty free music.
Royalty free music is not free for anyone to use. This article gives some real life scenarios to help you understand this better.
This series of posts is for anyone that licenses royalty free music for their productions. It features information about music royalties, terminology and the different types of music libraries as well as other aspects related to music licensing.
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