We have just launched our micro-licensing store on this website. This store enables you to get legal permission (i.e., synchronization licenses) to use Tatsuya’s music for your small video projects.
While we have been committed to licensing our music to large clients’ advertising campaigns and media projects (which is called “traditional licensing”), we’ve received many requests for more affordable licenses from those who have projects with small and limited budgets. They include Youtube video creators, small business owners, student film producers, and crowdfunding campaign managers. It was difficult for us to address their requests because we don’t have resources to communicate and negotiate with them on an individual basis (like we do for traditional licenses), but we were always wondering how those potential users could obtain our music licenses in an accessible way.
This “micro-licensing” store is one of the solutions we came up with. What we can provide at the store is limited to non-broadcast licenses for clients with small budgets, but hopefully, we will be able to cover more sync licenses that are of interest to you. Unlike production music library and royalty-free music, all the music available here has been released publicly as work of the traditional/commercial recording artist. We define and call micro licenses not by the quality of music, but by the size of the client’s project. Our “micro” doesn’t mean lower-quality, generic music.
Licensing procedure at this store is very straightforward and hassle-free like you’re shopping music at iTunes or Amazon. We hope you will find a track suitable for your project and obtain a license of our 100% pre-cleared music.
Also, in addition to several micro-license types, we provide a “personal use” option. This option is NOT for a music license like the others, but for personal listening only. We hope you purchase and download an uncompressed WAV (16bit, 44K) copy of our music at $1.99 so that you can enjoy it with your audio devices.