Someone asked me about copyright of any sounds and/or music on this website and as I havent ever stated it I thought I would, as I am also in the process of setting up a little music netlabel & have been investigating the best scenario for it too…
Any sounds or images which I own copyright of (ie not including those that I link to) are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand license…

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand License

So you are free to:

Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
Remix — to adapt the work

Under the following conditions:
Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

Here is the legal code

Generally speaking I would have no issues with commercial use but it is dependent on context, hence the requirement to ask… ditto if you want access to a high resolution version of something I’ve only posted mp3s of…

And if you havent checked it out, a visit to the Creative Commons Mixter is a fun way to spend some time: “ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want.” A few people of interest providing samples include DJ Vadim and Christopher Willits… and of course the Wired collection which includes The Beastie Boys, David Byrne, Gilberto Gil and Matmos.

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