The music in Kjartan Abel’s library can be used for free, including for commercial purposes, as long as proper attribution is given.
Your usage rights
The music distributed on Kjartan Abels FreeSound profile is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 International License (CC BY SA 4.0), which allows for a wide range of use and distribution options. This also includes all the creative Common tracks uploaded to Kjartan Abel’s SoundCloud profile.
This license allows anyone to use the music for any purpose, including commercial purposes, as long as the original creator is properly attributed. In addition, the license allows for the creation of derivative works based on the original music, such as remixes or adaptations.
Any new works created based on the original music must also be released under the same license, ensuring that the music remains freely available for others to use and build upon.
The use of the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license helps to promote collaboration and creativity within the music community. By allowing for the free sharing and use of the music, and the creation of derivative works, the license encourages musicians and creators to build upon each other’s work and to create new, innovative works. This can foster a spirit of collaboration and can lead to the development of new and exciting music.
Overall, the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license ensures that the music on this website can be freely used, shared, and built upon, promoting creativity and collaboration among musicians and creators.
In addition to providing proper attribution, there are some restrictions on the use of the music licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license on this website. The music cannot be resold on its own; it must be combined with other media, such as a film. Remixes are allowed, but the music cannot be submitted to audio fingerprinting services, such as YouTube Content ID or Facebook, through music distribution services such as Distrokid or Amuse.io. This is necessary to avoid illegal copyright claims against YouTube videos or other uses that feature the music.
Furthermore, you may not release the music on CD Baby, TuneCore, or similar services that enroll audio in content ID programs. These services can cause issues with copyright claims and it is important to avoid using them with the music on this website. It is important to adhere to these restrictions in order to avoid infringing on the rights of the original creators and to ensure that the music remains freely available for others to use and enjoy.
Using the music on this website without giving proper attribution to the original creator is prohibited
Using the music on this website without giving proper attribution to the original creator is prohibited. If you are unable to provide attribution, such as in a television commercial, the Creative Commons Attribution BY-SA 4.0 license will not apply to your project. In this case, you will need to purchase a license in order to use the music. The type of license required will depend on the scope and intended use of the music in your project. It is important to obtain the appropriate license in order to avoid infringing on the rights of the original creator.