BASSGODD LICENSING INFO

  • FREE DOWNLOADS

    Free downloads of any beat produced by 'BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' do not include any artistic or legislative rights to the beat.Those versions are only for non-profitable use, meaning only for demonstrational tracks.You are allowed to upload tracks (recorded over free downloaded beats) on Internet pages like Myspace, Soundclick, Facebook, Soundcloud or Youtube, etc.When being uploaded or presented (for demonstrational use only!), credit always has to be given in a written form to "BASSGODD" (e.g. in the song description).You are NOT allowed to put the track on a mixtape or album, even if it is for promotional use only.For this purpose you need to purchase at least a lease.The meaning of free downloads is to do a song for yourself, to do first pre-recordings & to see if the song works out well & is worth, to make investments in one of the license types. It is not allowed to make any kind of profit with free download versions. No video-, no TV-, no radio- airplay allowed! Furthermore it is not allowed to make any changes to the beat or remove any of the used tags. Copying or ripping any audio material (e.g. beat, tag, sounds, instruments, drums, etc.) is prohibited & will not be tolerated at any time! The person disobeying this rule will likely face a law suit.

  • LEASING RIGHTS

    Also known as non-exclusive rights, purchasing a lease grants the customer artistic & legislative rights to the corresponding beat(s) for profitable/commercial use on any medium (e.g. album, EP or mixtape) with a circulation of up to a X amount of sales unites (depending on the lease. See below).If this point of sale is reached & further sales are desired, also further rights with a new sales cap need to be obtained (if the beat has not yet been sold with exclusive rights & is still available).If the beat is no more available for leasing, no more sales can be made after the sales cap is reached. A lease includes a high quality (320kbps) mixed tag-free MP3-file, WAV-file (optional), individual .WAV files (optional) and a contract/invoice, stating the rights of use. A beat can be leased to more than one person at the same time until exclusive rights are sold to the beat. Once a beat has been sold with exclusive rights, it will no longer be available for any kind of leasing. Previous leasing rights that have been sold before are not affected & stay valid until the sales cap has been reached. Leasing a beat does not make the customer the sole owner of the beat. The licensee is allowed to get profitable radio-, video- or television-airplay or to perform the song on commercial/profitable shows with a leasing license. The licensor expressly forbids re-sale or any other distribution of the producer's compositions, either as they exist or any modification thereof. You (the customer) cannot sell, loan, rent, lease or transfer all or any of the products sold or the corresponding rights to another person (example - Record Label, another production company, another producer, another artist), or for use in any competitive product. The licensee understands that the licensor maintains 100% copyright & ownership of the original instrumental composition. Licensee cannot use any beat compositions as background element in TV, Film & DVD / computer game projects without obtaining written consent & a separate license agreement. Licensee must include on all productions & products the producer's name. Licensee agrees to display the producer's name in all physical media or within web presentation of a portion (e.g. pre-listening) or sum of the original instrumental composition that is being licensed in this agreement. Including but not limited to CD's, CD covers, Cassette tapes, LP's, Cards, etc. (Example credits: ''Beat prod. by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' or ''Music produced by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' ... Music © 2019 All rights reserved. Used under license. Any displayed or downloadable MP3 files must include ''produced by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' within the file name. Furthermore, LEASING RIGHTS are subject to registrations in points (2) - (8).

  • PREMIUM LEASING RIGHTS

    Same restrictions as in point (2) including the following differences: A PREMIUM lease comes as a mixed tag-free WAV-file. Instead of an allowed circulation of up to 2.500 sales units, the PREMIUM lease allows up to 10.000 sales units. All other terms concerning PREMIUM leasing rights are listed in point (2). These terms stay the same for all types of PREMIUM leasing rights. Furthermore, PREMIUM LEASING RIGHTS are subject to registrations in points (2) - (8).

  • UNLIMITED LEASING RIGHTS

    Same restrictions as in point (2) & point (3) including the following differences: A UNLIMITED lease will include the corresponding separate track-lines. Instead of an allowed circulation of up to 2.500 or 5.000 sales units, There is no sales cap related to UNLIMITED LEASE. All other terms concerning UNLIMITED leasing rights are listed in point (2) & (3). These terms stay the same for all types of UNLIMITED LEASING leasing rights. Furthermore, UNLIMITED LEASING LEASING RIGHTS are subject to registrations in points (6 - 10).

  • EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS

    The purchase of exclusive rights grants the customer full artistic & commercial rights to the purchased beat. There is no sales cap related to exclusive rights. An exclusive rights purchase comes as a mixed tag-free WAV-file, the corresponding separate track-lines & contract/invoice stating the rights of use. Once a beat has been sold with exclusive rights, it will no longer be available for any kind of leasing/sale. Previous leasing rights being sold before the beat has been sold exclusively are not affected hereby & stay valid until the sales cap has been reached. It is therefore possible that a beat has been leased several times before exclusive rights are sold. The beat will be marked as 'sold'' & any possible download & licensing option will be removed. Upon request, a sold beat will be removed from any website & marketing space where it has been offered by the licensor. The licensor expressly forbids re-sale or other distribution of the producer's composition, either as they exist or any modifications thereof. You (the customer) cannot sell, loan, rent, lease or transfer all or any of the products sold or their rights to another person (example - Record Label, another production company, another producer, another artist), or for use in any competitive product. The licensee understands that the licensor maintains 100% copyright & ownership of the original instrumental composition. Licensee cannot use beat compositions as background element in TV, Film & DVD / computer game projects without obtaining written consent & or another license agreement. Licensee must include on all productions the producer's name. Licensee agrees to display the producer's name in all physical media or within web presentation a portion or sum of the original instrumental composition that is being licensed in this agreement. Including but not limited to CD's, CD covers, Cassette tapes, LP's, Cards, etc. (Example credits: ''Beat prod. by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' or ''Music produced by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' ... Music © All rights reserved. Used under license. Any displayed or downloadable MP3 files must include ''produced by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' within the file name. Furthermore, EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS are subject to registrations in point (6 - 10).

  • CREDIT AGREEMENT

    Credit must always be given to 'BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)''. By making a purchase of any kind, the customer declares that he will give credit to the producer where possible in a written form (cd cover/booklet, youtube videos, social network pages such as myspace or facebook, etc.). Proper credit is given as follows: (Example credits: ''Beat prod. by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' or ''Music produced by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper)'' ... Music © 2011 All rights reserved. Used under license. Any displayed or downloadable MP3 files must include ''produced by BASSGODD'' within the file name.

  • PAYMENTS

    We accept PayPal, Western Union & Bank transfers. All payments are to be paid or are paid upfront before delivery of the product. E.g. this means at the same time that services or products by BASSGODD (Stevie Hooper) will only be delivered after receiving the payment(s). Payments that are still pending & not being credited yet need to be credited first before delivery!. In case of a money-refund by any of the parties, your downloads and the issued contract become invalid.

  • PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

    Non-profitable performances are allowed for any license type. Profitable performances are only allowed with leasing rights! You may NOT use free download versions for public performances!

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