My goals for 2019 onward and posting music on Newgrounds are pretty simple.
- All licensing information up front so people know if they can or cannot use it.
- Song Specifics like tempo.
- Tools and effects used.
Newgrounds will automatically display CC 3.0 but I'm a pretty big fan of the CC BY 4.0 license.
You can read up on it here:
And here's a comparison of what's new in the 4.0 License that previous versions do not have.
This news post is here to remind myself when I post music to follow these formats,
And if you want to follow this format too, that's up to you.
Here are the formats for text I will be using;
Short Description; X BPM - License Abbreviation - Type of Track
Example; 140 BPM - CC BY 4.0 - Free Techno Beat
Full License Name
Link to License Deed
Content ID, Yes or No (For YouTube engine)
DAW: Version and Build
Instrument: Plugin Used.
Sample: Name of Licensor.
Effects Used Include;
List of effects Plugins.
List of stock effects Plugins.
Other Licensing Information.
Creative Commons 4.0 requires notable mentions of work contained that it itself is not under a Creative Commons License. In some cases I may have licensed samples that require individual licenses if isolated.