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My new favorite undiscovered AJ author who has seemed to abandon adding to his portfolio:
http://audiojungle.net/user/MikhaelEinbinder

Mikhael, come back! This place needs your music!

;)

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Thanks for this thread because I’m now reminded that we used to see the song’s frequency levels, like here: http://dailylamas.com/img/demo2.png I’m not seeing that anymore. Anyone else? I agree the big black empty box is no good. It’s boring. Staff, how come we don’t see that anymore? Is this a bug that has gone overlooked?

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Hey Phil, you’re correct, this is not an allowed use, and is specifically prohibited.

See Clause 11 of the Music License:

You can’t use the Item in applications allowing an end user to customise a digital or physical product to their specific needs, such as “on demand”, “made to order” and “build it yourself” applications. You may use the Item in these ways only if you purchase a separate license for each final product created using the Item.

The End Product here is the customized video slideshow that incorporates the music. Not the app itself – that’s simply the means to the end. So if they wanted to use AudioJungle music they would need to purchase one license for each final video slideshow created that uses your song.

Hope that helps!

Thank you, Eric! :)

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I’m from southern California and one of the reason why I usually avoid SF is that it’s too damn expensive. My recommendation is take lots of money cuz’ you’ll need it. Other than that you’ll enjoy other places such as Yosemite. Also, try and visit Sequoia and King Canyons National Park. Here’s all you need to know, Visit California

Thanks for your input! :)

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Hi! I’m looking for travel recommendations and advice about spending a few days around San Fran, CA region with my brother and father in the middle of April. Would love some help if you got it.

We’re looking at Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, San Fran, Big Sur…?

Do you have any recommendations of things we should do? Places we should see? Information we should know?

Thank you so much! :)

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Authors (or Staff), I need your help.

I have a question from a potential buyer about what license he should buy. The thing is, I don’t think that he is allowed to use my music this way…

He has an app that takes pictures from the user’s phone and turns them into video slideshows. In this app, he wants to give the user the ability to pick the music that would go behind their slideshow video. He’s wondering what license he has to buy in order to offer one of my songs in his library of song choices for all the users of the app.

I don’t think this is allowed, right? Because he’s essentially offering them as free-use to the user. Am I correct?

Maybe it would be fine if I was a non-exclusive author? I’m not.

Thanks for your help!
Phil

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PS. as a quick side note, can I suggest that AdRev authors don’t copy/paste their email conversations from AdRev directly into this thread. There’s a confidentially notice at the bottom of our correspondence with them, so it’s probably best to adhere to this and explain our discussions with them here, in our own terms.

Okay, yep! Thanks for the heads up.

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Their response is quick. I asked if we could opt-out of all future submission and it sounds like we can’t… I suggested a check-box on the upload page for easy opting-out. Their reply was:

“I hear ya. This is a new YouTube feature that they’ve activated, so we’re now working with them to remedy the situation. Thanks,

Jesse”

...Remedy the situation? They make it sound like the issue is on YouTube’s end. But sounds they are getting the message. :bigwink:

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Update: Just heard back from AdRev. I was able to completely opt out. They said it takes 24-48 hours for it to take effect.

Same here, all done.

So in the meantime, I suggest AdRev registered composers here get in touch with AdRev support and request that they opt out of such advertising programs.

Hopefully they’ll look to add an opt-out for this type of advertising at the registration stage in the future, which would be massively helpful to RF licensing musicians, like us.

Where and how does one “Opt-Out” of this extra ad thing? Is there a link? Or, something specific I should say in an email to someone in particular at AdRev? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

Thanks so much!

J.R.

+1. Yes, how do you do it? Thanks.

Edit: Ryan, we were typing at the same time. Thanks for your help.

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