Beat Licensing Terms & Conditions

BASIC LICENSE (Non-Exclusive)

By choosing this license you agree to the following terms:

  • You will receive an untagged version of the beat in MP3 file format (320kbps, 44.1 kHz), made available via download after purchase.
  • The Producer retains full ownership of the beat and all rights to it.
  • You are allowed to use the beat only for free promotional use. Demos and online audio platforms such as Soundcloud are permitted.
  • You are not allowed to use the beat in any profitable way. Selling your recording, receiving money from paid radio broadcast, or any other method of monetary gain is not permitted.
  • Production credit must be given to the Producer when you place your recording in the public domain. Example: Your Name – Your Song (Produced by B.E.A.N.)
  • This license is valid for a period of 1 year, starting from the date of purchase. You may renew your license after it expires if exclusive rights to the beat have not been purchased by another party.
  • In the event that someone purchases exclusive rights to the beat you have licensed, your rights shall stand. You may still use the beat under the conditions of the license of which it was purchased until said license expires.

PREMIUM LICENSE (Non-Exclusive)

By choosing this license you agree to the following terms:

  • You will receive an untagged version of the beat in WAV file format (24Bit, 44.1 kHz), made available via download after purchase.
  • The Producer retains full ownership of the beat and all rights to it.
  • You are allowed to use the beat for 1 promotional project (commercial recording or broadcast, music video, etc).
  • You are allowed to sell/distribute up to 4,000 copies, at your set price, of your recording. Selling more than 4,000 copies means you must acquire a new license or purchase Exclusive Rights.
  • Production credit must be given to the Producer when you place your recording in the public domain. Example: Your Name – Your Song (Produced by B.E.A.N.)
  • This license is valid for a period of 1 year, starting from the date of purchase. You may renew your license after it expires if exclusive rights to the beat have not been purchased by another party.
  • In the event that someone purchases exclusive rights to the beat you have licensed, your rights shall stand. You may still use the beat under the conditions of the license of which it was purchased until said license expires.

PRO LICENSE (Non-Exclusive)

By choosing this license you agree to the following terms:

  • You will receive ZIP or RAR file containing the individual tracks for each sound used in the beat, made available via download after purchase. Each track will be in WAV file format (24Bit, 44.1 kHz).
  • The Producer retains full ownership of the beat and all rights to it.
  • You are allowed to use the beat for 1 promotional project (commercial recording or broadcast, music video, etc).
  • You are allowed to sell/distribute up to 8,000 copies, at your set price, of your recording. Selling more than 8,000 copies means you must acquire a new license or purchase Exclusive Rights.
  • Production credit must be given to the Producer when you place your recording in the public domain. Example: Your Name – Your Song (Produced by B.E.A.N.)
  • This license is valid for a period of 1 year, starting from the date of purchase. You may renew your license after it expires if Exclusive Rights to the beat have not been purchased.
  • In the event that someone purchases exclusive rights to the beat you have licensed, your rights shall stand. You may still use the beat under the conditions of the license of which it was purchased until said license expires.

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS (Sole Ownership)

When you purchase Exclusive Rights you will have unlimited commercial/profitable use of that beat and unlimited control over distribution.

  • You have full rights to record, alter, mix the beat in any shape, way, or form, however, you can not resell the beat. Buying a beat for the purpose of reselling it will be considered a breach of contract. Full ownership and all rights to the beat will revert back to the Producer.
  • You will receive ZIP or RAR file containing the individual tracks for each sound used in the beat, made available via download after purchase. Each track will be in WAV file format (24Bit, 44.1 kHz).
  • For major artists and record labels, negotiations will be made on the percentages of any Royalties each party (“the Producer” and “You/the Artist”) will receive.
  • All other terms are to be discussed and agreed upon by both parties before completion of sale.

Contact us for more info on purchasing Exclusive Rights.

ADDITIONAL INFO
  • Free Beats are beats labeled as “Free Download” in the beat store. Basic License (Non-Exclusive) permissions and restrictions apply to these downloads. (see above)
SPECIAL USES
  • Charity organizations: can use song for free, but must give full credit to Artist and Producer.
  • Student projects for school/college: can use song for free, but must give full credit to Artist and Producer
  • Major Artists and Record Labels: Terms are to be discussed and negotiated.
  • Commercials, In-house, Company Publications: Terms are to be discussed and negotiated.
  • Websites: Terms are to be discussed and negotiated.
  • TV/Movie: Terms are to be discussed and negotiated.