My tracks can be used in a variety of settings, be it for private purposes, music lessons, covers, public performances, TV or film productions, and more.
You can use my tracks for free for private purposes, for example:
Music teachers can use my tracks for free in their lessons, either online or offline as follows:
You can use my tracks to make your own YouTube cover. No fees are due if you don't monetize the video and the video is free of sponsored content. If you want to monetize your cover, you can acquire a license against payment of a one-time fee of €35 per track. In either case you have to comply with the following conditions:
If you want to monetize your cover, please contact me to acquire a license.
Alternatively you can showcase your talents on Smule where I also post my backing tracks. In that case I strongly recommend that you first practice on YouTube before recording on Smule.
My tracks are also available on TikTok and some other platforms. You can use them within the rules of those platforms.
It is possible to use my tracks for public performances. The conditions depend on the size of your audiences. In general, a fee is due if you want to perform for more than 50 people. No fee is due if you perform for smaller audiences, but you still need to comply with some minor conditions. More information can be found here.
If you want to use a specific track for performances for more than 50 people on a specific occasion, you can get a license for 10 EUR by filling out a simple registration form.
If you want to use more than one track, or perform for more than 50 people on more than one date, you can get a license starting from 20 EUR. More information can be found here.
In some cases I may give permission to use my tracks free of charge for larger audiences than 50 people, but this is usually restricted to performances in an educational setting. Examples are:
Synchronization licenses for TV and film productions are managed by CD Baby. Some producers may also find it helpful to access my music through their syncing software provider, Synchtank. If you are unable to locate my music via those channels or have any other question, please don't hesitate to contact me for further assistance.