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BEAT LEASE (NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE)
The following serves as a legally binding agreement between VERDE MUSIC GROUP (“Licensor”) and You (“Licensee”). This agreement grants the Licensee certain non-exclusive rights to the song being licensed.
The Licensee agrees to pay the Licensor a non-refundable fee between the prices of $15.00 – $30.00 for the non-exclusive use of the Instrumental that is being licensed in this Agreement, for the purpose of creating a new composition. (Prices may vary and subject to change)
This non-exclusive license agreement shall expire one (1) year from the execution of this agreement.
3. Master Recording
Licensor hereby grants Licensee the non-exclusive right to record and synchronize vocals to create one (1) new composition. This license does not authorize use of the Instrumental in additional compositions. The Licensee must obtain an additional license from Licensor for any additional composition using the Instrumental. The Licensee shall not edit the Instrumental in any way including but not limited to by changing the arrangement, removing or altering melodies, instruments, drum and rhythm programming, or sounds that are contained within the Instrumental.
4. Profitable Distribution
Licensee may distribute one (1) version of the Master Recording for profitable use. Licensee may distribute no more than two thousand (2500) copies of the Master Recording.
5. Ownership Rights
The License expressly FORBIDS resale or other distribution of the Producer’s compositions, either as they exist or any modification thereof. You CANNOT sell, loan, rent, lease, assign, remix, rearrange, remove any melodies, instruments, drum programming or transfer all OR any of the products sold or their rights under the Producer to another user (example – Record Label, another production company, another producer), or for use in any competitive product without written consent and or another license agreement.
Credit must always be given to ‘Verde Music Group’. By making a purchase of any kind, the customer declares that he will give credit to the producer where possible in a written form (Digital distribution, Meta data, cd cover/booklet, youtube videos, social network pages such as myspace or facebook, etc.). Proper credit is given as follows: ‘Produced by Verde Music Group’ or ‘Music produced by Verde Music Group’. Any displayed or downloadable MP3 files must include ‘prod. by Verde Music Group’ within the file name.
Produced by Wahid for Verde Music Group.
7. Sample Clearances
The Licensee understands that the Original Instrumental Composition that is being licensed in this agreement does not contain any unapproved samples. The Licensee also understands that they are responsible for clearing all samples that they choose to use and that the Licensor cannot and will not be held liable for the misuse of any sampled material that the Licensee uses in conjunction with the Original Instrumental Composition that is being licensed in this agreement.
8. Multimedia License
Use of the Producer’s compositions in isolation (without synchronization of vocal performance) is not permitted without obtaining a special Multimedia license directly from the Producer. If you are interested in using the Producer’s compositions for Radio Broadcast, Commercial Advertisement, Television Broadcast, Video Games, Internet, On-hold & In House Background Music, or film Soundtracks you must contact the Producer directly in order to be granted such license.
1) Licensee has the right to perform with the Producer’s music in public. If the Producer’s music composition purchased by Licensee is exploited regionally, nationally or worldwide via radio, television, motion picture or in any other form of entertainment, Licensee must contact Licensor so that Licensor can take proper steps in obtaining any performance royalties generated.
2) Licensee is the sole owner of the music referred to in this agreement. Licensee has no ownership of the Producer’s copyrights.
3) Licensee must comply with every aspect of this agreement or this license will be terminated.By clicking the “Buy License” button below, you (the Licensee) declare that you have read, understood, and agreed to the above terms of agreement. You further agree that any breach of this contract shall result in the revocation the non-exclusive license and termination of this agreement. Violation of the terms of this agreement may constitute a violation of copyright law.
The purchase of exclusive rights grants the customer full artistic and 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 tracked out session and contract 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 and 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’ and any possible download and 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, assign, remix, re-arrange, remove any melodies, instruments, drum programming 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 Verde Music Group. www.VerdeMusicGroup.com. 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: ‘Produced by Verde Music Group’ or ‘Music produced by Verde Music Group’. Any displayed or downloadable MP3 files must include ‘Produced by Wahid Gomes for Verde Music Group.’ within the file name. Furthermore, EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS are subject to registrations in point (6) Non Exclusive Lease and Under our General Terms.By clicking the “Buy License” button below, you (the Licensee) declare that you have read, understood, and agreed to the above terms of agreement. You further agree that any breach of this contract shall result in the revocation the non-exclusive license and termination of this agreement. Violation of the terms of this agreement may constitute a violation of copyright law.
PRODUCER WORK FOR HIRE AGREEMENT