Music Licensing / Clearance

For more detailed information please read our "GOIAS_Basic License_Sample Clearance and Usage".

With respect to commercial usage of Recordings containing GOIAS Samples/Compositions, the following shall apply:

Minor Releases: ​You may use the sample for recordings on your own personal projects, independent releases, beat tapes, and mix tapes that are not distributed or released via a "Major Label" (i.e., Sony, BMG, UMG, WEA, or their subsidiaries) or "Large Indie Label" (i.e., Alamo, Empire, 300, E1 or comparable label) (each such release, a "Minor Release") at no additional cost outside of the License Fee), ​provided that any Minor Release that exceeds one million streams on Apple Music, Spotify or YouTube shall be considered a Major Release for purposes of this license and shall be subject to the terms below for Major Releases​.

Major Releases: ​for Recordings to be distributed or released via a major label or large indie label, ​or any minor release that exceeds one million streams on Apple Music, Spotify or YouTube ​(each such release, a "Major Release"), you shall be required to:

(a) Contact us promptly to seek clearance for use of the sample on a release;

(b) Provide for a ​50/50 split ​(negotiable) of any ​publishing, royalties, mechanicals, points & advance fees​, including for the avoidance of doubt, in relation to any '​synch licenses​';

(c) ​Provide [us/the creator of the applicable sample] ​with ​Production or Co-Production credit ​on any singles or albums (in any configuration), in advertisements, and wherever metadata permits.