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YouTube Credits Copyright Changes

YouTube Credits Copyright Changes

There’s some important changes to the way crediting works on YouTube.

Basically, you must now add credits to the video description.

This only applies to users of the Creative Commons license option. Read on for more detail…

The Amazing List of (Actually) 100% Free Music!

The Amazing List of (Actually)100% Free Music!

So here I aim to gather all of the totally free music resources in one list. For a site to make the list, it must offer tracks that are not only free to use but also cleared for commercial purposes. No strings attached, no hidden costs.

BPM to FPS calculator

BPM to FPS Calculator

Welcome to the BPM Calculator for Video Editors! This calculator is designed to help you synchronize your video footage to the beat of a music track. It calculates the frames and seconds per beat and per bar for a given BPM and beats per bar, based on a specified frame rate. It also generates a download link for a visual guide file that can be imported into your video editing software to help you visually see the beat.

Free Sound Effects

Free Sound Effects

Over the years I’ve found that I’ve needed to make a few sound effects on occasion. They’re all just sitting around gathering digital dust, so I thought I’d make them avaliable here for free! Or at least the price of a voluntary donation.

So here are a bunch of free sound effects. Please remember to donate if you found them useful! If you don’t, the earworm of guilt may well haunt you! Please use this button to donate:

The PDP MUM-6: The best two-way monitor in the world?

I’ve been lucky enough to try out some new monitors. But these are something a bit special.

When it comes to small studio spaces, mine is about as small as they come. So finding a monitoring system that is top class, but still physically fits in the space is a real challenge.

How do the MUM-6s measure up?

Music for TikTok

The Best Free Music for TikTok

So you want music for your TikToks!? Here’s some of my popular TikTok tracks.

The rise of TikTok has taken the world by storm, with millions of users turning to the app to create and share short-form videos. And while the app has become known for its dance challenges, viral trends, and comedic skits, there is one element that plays a critical role in the success of many TikTok videos: music.

Top Chill Hip-Hop Tracks

Top Royalty Free Chill Hip-Hop Tracks

It’s chill, it’s hip-hop. It’s chill hip-hop. Super groovy, modern, and perfect as background music!

In recent years, chill hip-hop has become a go-to background music for creators of all types, from vloggers to podcasters to gamers. Its laid-back beats and mellow vibe offer the perfect backdrop for a wide range of content, and it’s easy to see why it’s so popular. In this article, we’ll explore when to use chill hip-hop as background music, how to use it effectively, and why it works so well.

Top Chillwave, Synthwave & Vaporwave Tracks

Top Royalty Free 80s Vaporwave Tracks

Get that 80s nostalgic sound that we all love! Have a listen to these tracks, and find one that works for you.

Vaporwave is an excellent choice for creators looking for engaging and atmospheric background music. Whether you’re producing a video, podcast, or livestream, vaporwave can help to set the tone and create a memorable experience for your audience.

Music for adverts

The Best Music for Adverts & Business Use

I get it, you’re super busy with business. So here’s the best tracks to enhance your message!

Music has been an integral part of our lives for thousands of years, and its power to evoke emotion is unparalleled. In recent years, it has also become an important tool for businesses and advertisers to use in their campaigns. In this article, we’ll explore why music works so well in adverts, when and how to use it, and what creators and business people should keep in mind when selecting music for their campaigns.

Top Epic Tracks

The Best Royalty Free Epic Music Tracks

Need to make important point? You need something that’s EPIC! Here’s a few favourites to get you started…

Epic orchestral music has been a staple of cinema for decades, bringing audiences to the edge of their seats and making the stories they watch come to life. But did you know that this powerful music can be used in other projects beyond movies? Creators of all kinds can use epic orchestral music to enhance their projects and create a powerful emotional impact on their audience.

Music for Podcasts

Top Music Tracks for Podcasts

So you have a podcast? I’m not surprised – everyone has one! Here’s some tracks that are really popular with ‘casters!

Podcasting is a powerful medium that has been on the rise in recent years, and the use of music in podcasts has become increasingly popular. Music has the ability to create a connection with listeners, convey emotions, and set the tone for the podcast. In this article, we will explore when to use music, how to use it, and why it works so well in podcasts.

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