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Privacy Policy - F.A.Q "Can I use your music?"
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Can I use your music for unmonetized YouTube videos or non-profit projects?

For my original music (tracks released as Hephestos): Yes, if you give credit (read instructions and terms below).

For my remixes (video game music etc.): That's fine with me, if you give credit (read instructions and terms below).
Just keep in mind that my remixes usually are unofficial. This means I don't officially have the okay from the company or compsoer that made the original music, So it is possible (though not likely) that I will have to remove some remixes at some point (which means you might have to remove your project that uses it aswell).



Can I use your music for monetized YouTube videos?


For my original music (tracks released as Hephestos): If you are an independent, one person or small team content creator - Yes, I'll tolerate it without a license, if you give credit (read instructions and terms below).


For my remixes (video game music etc.): Same thing as for my original music, just keep in mind that my remixes usually are unofficial. This means I don't officially have the okay from the company or compsoer that made the original music, So it is possible (though not likely) that I will have to remove some remixes at some point (which means you might have to remove your project that uses it aswell).




Can I make a song by adding vocals to your music?

For my original music (tracks released as Hephestos):  I'm usually not too keen on my originals being used as 'beats' or instrumentals to build a song, but I tolerate it, if it is ummonetized & non profit, if you give credit (read instructions and terms below) and if you promise to never ever register it with any content ID or fingerprinting service! No Spotify, iTunes, AdRev etc. Non-monetized YouTube & SoundCloud is okay.

Please don't use my original music as beats for any commercial use songs - if you want an original instrumental to make a song, you can hire me to create an exclusive one just for you!


For my remixes (video game music etc.): That's okay with me,  if it is ummonetized & non profit, if you give credit (read instructions and terms below) and if you promise to never ever register it with any content ID or fingerprinting service! No Spotify, iTunes, AdRev etc. Non-monetized YouTube & SoundCloud is okay.

Please don't use my remixes as beats for any commercial use songs.



Can you give me the score/notation to your music/remix?
I work by ear, so I don't have any, sorry!



Can you put your remixes on Spotify/iTunes/... ?
Nope, sorry. My remixes are unofficial, and I'm relying on the copyright owners (video game companies) to tolerate my fan made music.

So, short answer: for legal reasons, no.



May I reupload/distribute your music?
No, please don't reupload my music or remixes anywhere without my permission.






Instructions and Terms - how to use my music


How to give credit

If you're using one of my original tracks (Music released as Hephestos): Put this in the description (fill in the title of the song you're using):

Music: <Song Title> by Hephestos
https://youtube.com/HephestosMusic



If you're using one of my remixes (video game music etc.):
put this in the description:

Music by Phillip "Hephestos" Schlosser
https://youtube.com/HephestosMusic

-or-

<Remix Title> by Phillip "Hephestos" Schlosser
https://youtube.com/HephestosMusic



You may also link directly to the song/remix on YouTube instead of linking to my channel. If the song appears only at a certain point in your video, you could timestamp it (for example "Music at 01:23..." or "Outro Music..." or "Instrumental by..." if you're recording vocals). You could also put the credits in the endscreen instead or as a banner in the video right when the track appears;

Whatever works best for you, this is more of a guideline. Just make sure to include artist name, title and link to channel or video. Thanks!





General Terms (Rules) for using my music:

You may not use my music for any videos/projects containing any of the following:

- Political agenda, propaganda, etc. (You can of course speak your mind, I'm talking about videos/projects whose primary focus is political)
- Misleading clickbait
- Product placements (exceptions can be made, contact me) or videos/projects which promote a product/service/etc.
- Hate speech, racism, bullying, harassment, attacking or hateful content, fake news and misleasing information, alternate facts
- Harmful, dangerous, disturbing or pornographic content


This FAQ (including the terms/rules) is not a legal document or agreement. This page only reflects my general thoughts and approach to these topics and may change at any time. It does not act as a license or express permission.

If you have any further questions, or if you'd like to license my music for a commercial project, shoot me an email!




F.A.Q.
("Can I use your music?")

Please read this whole page carefully before using any of my music! Thanks!