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Where do you get your music for your videos??

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Gonefishing51077, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. Gonefishing51077

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    Just wonder where some of you get your music from. We are all going to make videos thats why we bought our Pantoms. We help each other on tech questions so why not try to help each other on this issue. Picking music can be one of the hardest parts about making your video. So if you have a website that you really like or just the name of a few songs you think are perfect for the Phantom style videos please post up.
    Thanks
     
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    You can do a Google search for royalty free music, but they're fairly limited. Alternatively, you have a few choices.

    1. Get a local recording artist to gift you some of their work free.
    2. Just use commercial songs and take the risk that YT will ban them (usually in some countries only), you can acknowledge third party content and they will allow them through (mostly).
    3. You can fool YT into not recognising the commercial songs by increasing the speed or pitch of the songs, but it must be by over 6% in my experience. If you do alter it this way, use Shazam or similar to see if it recognised the sone; if not, then YT probably won't either :)
     
  3. lsteigerwalt

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    I use youtube to search for music and download one that goes along with the direction I feel the video should go...then I build the video around the song...much smoother and prof looking IMHO
     
  4. MapMaker53

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    I use my videos in presentations and don't post them on YouTube -- so I can use any music I capture. I use Audacity (free software) for that.
     
  5. smokiespliff

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    Music is vital to a scenery video I think :)

    In both videos I put together so far I just put in commercial music, as Mr Days said above. The first one youtube detected that was already laid claim to by the creator - when that happens they let it on through but you cannot monetise the video. I assume they informed the artist that it happened and I suppose its up to them if it stays up or not - any advertising money goes to them. I made sure to credit them in the video and blurb, and I know of a few folks who went and bought the album after!

    Shameless plug!

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxcbVsrGx6A[/youtube]

    The second video youtube didn't detect but I still didn't monetise it as that seems wrong somehow...

    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T7wCuQ82lI[/youtube]
     
  6. lake_flyer

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    As a (once) professional musician and (nowadays) recording studio owner I tend to write and record my own music for my clips.
    I seldom like the synthetically produced and overly quantized, auto tuned and compressed 'music' that is available on the web. Give me a break from all that electronica hipster stuff, can't hear it anymore.
     
  7. lake_flyer

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    I can only hope you don't do that with my songs. Piracy is one thing but ruining the original song by changing pitch and speed is totally rude.

    No smily, I'm serious.

    Well, ok than: :lol:
     
  8. rbhamilton

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    Beware that Royalty Free doesn't mean FREE. You might have to buy it but then you can use it again and again without paying a royalty. You want totally free not just royalty free so keep an eye out for that. And don't bother trying to pirate some top 40 hit - Youtube will yank it fairly quickly.

    Try:

    The Free Music Archive: http://freemusicarchive.org/

    Audio Micro: http://www.audiomicro.com/royalty-free-music

    Aalborg Soundtracks: http://www.trackonerecordings.com/aalborg-soundtracks/

    Freeplay Music: http://www.freeplaymusic.com/
     
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    I make my own -

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  11. HunterSK

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    Hi GoneFishing,

    If I'm lucky to contact the artist/musician to get their permission, I use theirmusic and give them a plug.

    I've used PremiumBeat.com as their soundtracks are top quality and their licensing is straight forward. I pay $30-$50 per licensed track. After searching for free music, these guys were so much better that I actually prefer to pay for music to get the quality that I'm after.
     
  12. lake_flyer

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    likewise.
     

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  13. Gonefishing51077

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    Thank you for the info guys. Good stuff to share. Thanks.