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 should be a no-brainer! If you’re in the EU, please make the world suck a little less, and help get the world on a path to more reasonable copyright laws.
I got three excellent donations to FreePD.com up today.
Special thanks to Max Fedorov for Spring, Distant Star, and Constructor. Top notch work, appropriate for all sort of things… plus – Public Domain!
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 opportunity where this can happen, between when I publish something, and it gets onto the Content ID whitelist (it needs to be done by a human at YouTube). Well, this guy hit that window and people are flipping out…
Do not panic!
1) Contest the claim.
Krzysztof Janiewicz should release it, and you will get your ad revenue, and there should be no more problems! (while we wait for the whitelist to kick in)
If you do contest it and they reject the contest then
2) Let me know!
I’ve already contacted my lawyer about getting it pulled from the online stores where I found it. If you are Krzysztof Janiewicz, probably a good idea to pull my music from your distribution sooner than later. If you know Krzysztof Janiewicz, please inform him of this.
I got the best drop of new, quality Public Domain music I’ve ever gotten from https://blog.dogsounds.com/music/. You can get the music direct from him (and leave a nice note, because this stuff is NICE!) or you can fumble around to find it at FreePD.com!
I don’t generally produce sheet music of my stuff… You know who did? Brandon!
He sent me very serviceable PDF versions of 5 piece that did not exist in notated form before today! Cyborg Ninja, Happy Happy Game_Show, March of the Spoons, Overworld, and Pixelland You can always check the descriptions of my music to see if there is sheet music available… you will almost always be disappointed.
Again with the Music??
Oh man… this one is nice…
This one features the “1-take level” of sax talent that is Mr. Steve Johnson. I know. I was there! Big props to real musicians who make a producer’s life so much easier.
Free to use in all your project things (with credit of course).
This was written for a sneaky-yet-cool scene. The kind where our main character is trailing a subject to find out where they get the amazing cheese they serve at their restaurant. There’s a bunch of bits where the paranoid restauranteur turns around unexpectedly and Private Detective Alice Winterbottom has to duck behind dumpsters, or spin around casually pretending to be on a phone call, or hide behind a watermelon at the fruit stand. You can download the full uncompressed files here!