A license is needed if you want to use the music for anything else than just listening for your pleasure. Typical uses are
freestyling over a beat
licensing music for use in TV or for a movie
remixing or use audio samples
What are the license options and what are the differences between those?
We offer up to 5 license templates (Basic, Premium, Track Out, Unlimited, Exclusive) and it's up to the artist which ones he/she wants to make available. Each license comes with different perks. In general, the higher the price, the better the perks.
You can click on each feature on the left side of the comparison chart above to learn more about each one.
When will I get the track I purchased?
You can download all related files immediately after your purchase. We also email you a one-time download link for a download later.
How can I remove the audio tag from the track?
A "tagged beat" is a demonstration version of an instrumental that contains distinct audio watermarks that typically play throughout the entire track. The purpose of a producer tagging his/her instrumental is to prevent piracy and to encourage serious recording artists to purchase a license.
To get a tag-free audio please make sure you purchase a license which features "untagged audio".
I purchased a $1 download, why is the beat still tagged?
Beats purchased for $1 in our store are meant for streaming and demo use only, just like downloads from iTunes store or Amazon music.
To license a beat without audio tag and to use in a professional manner please buy a license from this page. Usually those are $25 and up.
What is a stem / trackout file?
A Stem file is an audio file that contains a track split into several musical elements: A drums stem, a bassline stem, a harmony stem, and a lead stem for example.
The Stem file also usually includes the original stereo master of the track for standard playback.
Why would I need a stem / trackout file?
A trackout file gives you much better control. Imagine you rap over a beat and you realize the percussions take the focus away from your vocals. With a trackout file
you can simply tone down the percussion and the focus is now on the vocals. With a trackout file you have much more flexibility and a whole different level of control.
Keyboard Money Mike has been around the music entertainment business for over 41 years. He's one of Hip Hops pioneers who commenced the careers of KRS-ONE, FAT JOE, GHETTO GIRLS, and many others. His Dee Jay careers started off in the parks back in 1979 in New York City. He hanged out with greats like Kool Herc, Africa Bambaataa, Grand Master Flash, Grand Master Cas and others in the late 70s. Knowing the art form of what makes music great is every part of the producer's Repertoire.
I started out as a musician working with groups like Evelyn Campaign King, New Audition, and other groups like High Voltage.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Play in from of many soldout crowds because of the legend I played keyboard for.
Your musical influences
I was most definitely Hebbie Hancock the keyboard player and Charlie Parker the famous saxophonist.
What equipment do you use?
I used the sp12, boss, DX7, TRT-808, Akai 950, Juno 106...etc I currently use Trinton, Korg and Roland and Yamaha.
I'm still doing the damn thing and if you need to person tracks catered to your special needs, hit me up... firstname.lastname@example.org