What rights do I need to release with LANDR?

LANDR releases your music worldwide automatically.

You need to have worldwide rights on all music, lyrics, instrumental and/or vocal performances included in your work.

If you don’t have these rights in any country or region, we won’t be able to deliver your release to stores.

Sampling is a popular way to create music now a days and we get that, but releasing a track with a sample from, say a James Brown track is not legal.

Recordings from the public domain can be used, and most forms of US government issued communications can also be sampled.

Generally speaking a piece falls into the public domain 70 years after the death of the original author. Unless you have the proper license from the original creator or owner of the copyright, LANDR cannot distribute and monetize your creation.

Read more about rights and responsibilities in our Terms of Service here.

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