Category: Copyright

The average composer makes $4,800 per year

There is a lot of music out there. And the value of new works is going down. New pieces have an average commission of $1,800, and despite people looking for new commissions, there are less of them to be had.

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EU Political Soapbox

I don’t do this often, because… most of the time it doesn’t help. But if you’re in the EU, please consider a petition… because it may help! While, it isn’t comprehensive copyright reform – education copyright reform in the EU

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Problems with “Concentration”

I published a piece called “Concentration”. Someone called Krzysztof Janiewicz took my piece, and started selling it as his own composition. This causes problems. Most notably, people are getting caution letters from YouTube’s Content ID. There is a window of

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Friday Roundup!

Interview! I made the rounds for an interview on Ron’s Amazing Stories! It has been a few years, and I’m happy to be invited back! http://www.ronsamazingstories.com/2017/03/ras-280-kevin-macleod-interview/ FreePD.com! I got the best drop of new, quality Public Domain music I’ve ever

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New Music in the Public Domain

Got a use for any of these? You can get them at SoundCloud or at freepd.com.

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Silverman Sound

More Music has happened to the world! Shane Ivers has opened up a few new pieces of Creative Commons licensed music with quite an exceptional interface. You can get it here! (silvermansound.com) Shane says he expects to add more on

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