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Uploading music with samples? 2012-12-01 18:28:55 Reply

Hey, I'm new here. I was wondering if uploading music with samples is allowed. It's all non-profit of course, but I don't wanna get banned from the portal right out of the gate.

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Response to Uploading music with samples? 2012-12-01 18:34:45 Reply

At 12/1/12 06:28 PM, Takedown780 wrote: Hey, I'm new here. I was wondering if uploading music with samples is allowed. It's all non-profit of course, but I don't wanna get banned from the portal right out of the gate.

I think you are fine if they are Royalty-free samples but otherwise i'm not 100% sure, probably not.


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Response to Uploading music with samples? 2012-12-02 00:11:30 Reply

At 12/1/12 06:34 PM, LichLordMusic wrote:
At 12/1/12 06:28 PM, Takedown780 wrote: Hey, I'm new here. I was wondering if uploading music with samples is allowed. It's all non-profit of course, but I don't wanna get banned from the portal right out of the gate.
I think you are fine if they are Royalty-free samples but otherwise i'm not 100% sure, probably not.

No, they have to be completely copyright free. Royalty-free does NOT automatically mean copyright free.

In short, it's safer to upload songs that are 100% made by yourself, but if you want to sample something, you better make sure they aren't copyrighted, and sate EXACTLY where you got them from.