The only right acquired by purchasing a CD or audio file (e.g. on iTunes) is private listening. If you wish to use a piece of music for commercial purposes, you are required to pay publishing and master synchronization rights.
Master rights [from the owner(s) of the audio recording] and publishing rights [from the lyricist(s)/composer(s)/music publisher(s)].
Yes. It covers both master and publishing rights.
No. To combine a piece of music with a video, you must obtain a license. You can obtain a personal-use license here (if available), or contact us for more information.
Yes. You are required to get permission from the rights owner(s), even if they are willing to grant such license free of charge.
A public performance license is required to broadcast music in public spaces (events, city squares, fairs, conventions, shops etc.). This can be granted by your local collecting society.
If your video is set to be broadcasted on tv, public performance rights will be paid by the broadcasting company as set forth in the agreements for the broadcasting of copyrighted content.
Please contact us by filling out the form. We work with several artists and music producers, and can provide music for specific needs.