October 2, 2018

Musicbed's New Membership Service Gives You Unlimited Access to Its Music Roster

Need to license some music for your film? Musicbed has made the process even easier with its new membership service.

Musicbed has been leading the pack with its licensing service for years, but if you weren't thrilled about having to shop à la carte for a single-use license, then you might be interested to learn about its new aspect of its brand that makes licensing music easier than ever. Musicbed has announced that it will now offer users unlimited access to selections of its library of "chart-topping, nation-touring, genre-defying" artists through its new membership service.

How It Works

Musicbed is offering six different membership options: Creator/YouTube, Non-Profit, Wedding/Photography, Freelance Filmmaker/Production Company, and Business/In-House Team, each of which gives you unlimited access to its membership roster for one monthly or yearly fee. Monthly fees range from $10/mo. to $100/mo. depending on the membership option you choose, but you'll be able to save a little money if you go with a pre-paid yearly fee, which ranges from about $8/mo. to $90/mo.

So, if you're just starting out and you want to put your work on YouTube, Patreon, Instagram, or Facebook,  you could cover all of your music licensing expenses for as little as $10, which is less than what I paid for my delicious fried cod burrito the other day (with guac). And that not only includes unlimited access to select sections of Musicbed's roster but the ability to use as many songs as you want.

Hundreds of Chart-Topping Artists

Speaking of Musicbed's roster, Musicbed has coordinated with hundreds of its artists and composers to make the membership option a reality. Its A&R team is constantly adding new artists and updating playlists to provide you with fresh voices from artists that you know and love

The company has coordinated with hundreds of Musicbed artists and composers to create Membership. By building long-lasting relationships with their artists, the company is able to introduce a massive roster from day one — and they owe a huge thanks to them for their trust and dedication. The roster features hundreds of musicians you know and love.

YouTube-Ready

YouTube isn't messing around with copyright infringement, and surely many of you have tangled a little with the rule and had a video or two removed. However, over are your days of worrying about 1.) your videos going into the YouTube copyright graveyard, and 2.) trying to find good music for your work that isn't low-fi polka or an obscure (and bad) 90s cover band. Not only has much of Musicbed's roster been automatically cleared for monetization on YouTube, but the YouTube/Creator membership allows you to use unlimited music in the videos you upload to streaming sites, including Vimeo, Patreon, Instagram, and, yes, YouTube.

But how? What does "automatically cleared" mean, anyway? Well, Musicbed has developed a tool called SyncID that automatically clears copyright claims so you can monetize or remove ads on your videos as you see fit. 

Music Licensing for Everyone

Licensing music has been a thorn in the side of indie filmmakers for decades, often barring them from being able to put high-quality...actually good songs in their films because the cost was just too high. But with this new membership option, Musicbed is making the process even easier and more accessible to creatives who don't have a Hollywood budget for licensing songs for thousands of dollars. Now, YouTubers, wedding videographers, and indie filmmakers can pay the monthly or yearly fee for whichever membership fits their needs and let their creativity do the rest.

If you want to learn more about Musicbed and its new membership service, click here    

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pretty great, could someone explain how it works though if you have liscened a track for a project while you have the membership, and then a year later if you don't have a subscription anymore? What happens to the videos you have live? MB has such a quality library I'm only wondering about this.

October 2, 2018 at 12:01PM

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Ricky Norris
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Same question! What's to stop someone from paying for the first month to get a license and then canceling the subscription?

October 2, 2018 at 9:29PM

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Hey Gustavo, also a great question. Similar to what I replied to Ricky with, all of our Memberships are 12-month agreements. Also, because we are not royalty-free, once you end your Membership, you cannot use those songs for future projects. Hope that help!

October 4, 2018 at 2:50PM

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Will Meier
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Hey Ricky, great question! With Membership, we give you licenses for each song you use, and those licenses are good forever. If your Membership comes to an end after 12 months and you don't renew, there's nothing to worry about. Your videos that are already live are still covered. Hope that answers your question, but if not, let us know! Happy to help.

October 4, 2018 at 2:48PM

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Will Meier
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that's awesome. really. Tony Anderson and Adam Taylor I mean thats a catalog. Thanks for letting us know.

October 5, 2018 at 10:36AM

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Ricky Norris
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