Download your remix on the Remix Hits submission page. Do you want to publish a cover or remix of a song or use samples in your last track? We have a lot of questions about how artists can legally publish covers, remixes and samples, so here are some practical tips that will help you make sure you are 100% covered. If a remixer has remixed a recording without the main owner`s consent (and later addresses the artist for approval), it is unlikely that the remixer will be able to negotiate a fee. Conversely, a reasonable royalty may be due if the artist or the artist`s label has commissioned the remix. This short piece describes some of the basics to take into account if you want a remixer or an artist to get your tracks remixed. The release of cover songs, remixes and tracks using samples is a great way to help your music reach new fans. However, it is important to make sure that you are doing everything legally and overboard when it comes to creating your own version of another person`s intellectual property. First, you need to understand what exactly a cover, remix or sample is. You should also know the licenses required before publishing your music. In this article, we`ll see remix, sampling and cover-song licenses so you can use it properly. Create remixes from the song and use it for personal use.
First, it is important to understand the difference between a cover, a remix and a sample, and what licenses are required in all cases. Recently, a friend of a friend took a tip on one of her recordings. She had been approached by a mid-range remixer who had some success after remixing a great label track. Please note that the purchase of licenses after the release of the coverage invalidates the licenses. However, it is best not to have it at all and can protect you legally when copyright holders knock on your door. As for the cover song license, there`s good news! If you publish a cover song in the UK, you don`t need to buy licenses. Unfortunately, a mechanical license is required for North American publications. Use user material, sounds and samples in the remix. Another method of compensation is the agreement of a “swap.” Swaps are becoming more and more popular, not only for remixes, but also for the artists and producers presented.
Basically, this means that the remixer agrees to remix the artist`s track, and in return, the artist will later be on one of the remixer`s tracks on the line. This can be a good way not to part with real money. The remixer should ensure that it has not included recording samples or compositions that may violate the rights of third parties. RMXHTZ may refuse or remove new works from the service or terminate or suspend the user`s rights to use Stems by notifying the user in writing, through the user`s email address, of how it is made available to RMXHTZ via user information and identification material if i) RMXHTZ no longer has the rights to these rods , (ii) the license for the use of the constructive or the underlying musical composition, which is included in the Stems, has been terminated or revoked (iii) in the case of a third-party claim or an expected third-party claim against RMXHTZ or its licensees, iv) RMXHTZ, considers that the user does not have the required rights to the user material, or (v) RMXHTZ believes that there could be a legal risk to RMXHTZ. The contract provides for an alternative drafting for the time when the producer makes an essential and original contribution to the composition incorporated in the remix song, sufficient to qualify it for income income. Now that we know the differences between covers, remixes and samples – and the licenses you need to release them – we look at other areas of copyright: All the mentions below are provided by a registered or certified mail (returned) or in some other way to verify delivery. The addresses above or