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    Say I were to release a collection of songs (that have Freesound samples in them) via a .zip or a .rar file. Would it be acceptable for me to include a readme or a credits.txt file with a passage along these lines?

    A huge thanks to the folks at The Freesound Project at freesound.org

    A multitude of samples were used in this production, specifically those of: UserA, UserB, UserC, UserD, UserE, UserF

    (and so on, for as many users as I need to credit for their work)

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    http://geektech.geektech.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/nUtZK_thumb.jpg

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    And that's the point if you're not accepting license ask contributor, they often agree with many wishes smile

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    Hello,
    EDIT: Skip to the last post for new request
    I'm looking for any males/females who could help me and record a few short jingles (well at least saying) of 3 words..

    So here's what I need:
    Male/Female voice who will say "YourArcade Radio" ("YourArcade" is the name of my project. it is spelled UrArcade)

    Length - 3-7 seconds

    BIG THANKS!!

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    Have just tried to download this pack, which I have downloaded before, and it worked.
    http://www.freesound.org/packsViewSingle.php?id=3317

    Does anyone know what's happening?

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    Indeed. Most uploaders will be happy to be contaacted by people intending to use their asmples. I cannot think of a situation where I would say no to someone who explained to me that it is impossoble or impratical to give attribution to any of my samples which they intended to use.
    If lack of space or other constraints exist, most uploaders would waive direct attribution to them and accept a simle mention that samples from Freesound were used.

    It should also be pointed out that the simple act of communicating with the uploader can be very rewarding in itself to the person downloading the sample. You may find out that the uploader has or is willing to provide other samples that are better quality or better suited for the purpose youhave in mind.
    You may learn abut how the sample was made and learn to replicate it... etc.
    Plus, most people are nice when approached correctly and you will feel nice and wamr inside instead of feeling like someone who is taking stuff without giving anything in return.

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    Cymbal / Ride

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    I would advise you to ask this also at ccMixter. As that is aimed more at music, you're more likely to find someone there smile

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    Sure, there are situations where attribution is not possible. Station calls, music playing in a restaurant, and so on. But that doesn't mean the samples can't be used. One could simply ask the uploader kindly for permission to use the sample without attribution. Explain the situation. I have in the past given my permission to someone asking me if they could use a sample where no attribution would be possible. And I'm sure many others here have done so too.
    Attribution is part of the license and that makes sense. Also, it can be very fun to see after a while where your sounds are used. But the license is not holy. The creator has the final say, can their sounds be used in special cases without attributing? You don't know until you ask. As we say in The Netherlands: You've got a no, but you can get a yes.

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    so if I say "I did loved you but..." does that count? or are you going for more grammatically correct and less white trashy tone?

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    gamble

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    you would have to convert into mp3 first off. take a few seconds off if need be and adjust the KB rate. You can usually get around 30 - 40 seconds mp3 96kbs in something like audacity, Open File In Audacity ----> Highlight What You Want --> File ----> Export Selection As MP3 ----> Check Size. You can make it louder if you want to as well. Then take it into a micro sd and there you go. But keep in mind, this isn't really a phone forum : )

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    Proxima4

    I take your point tha tthe recordings themselves often involve others (crowds, cars, machines, whatever...) so the recorder of the sound does not actually have the credit for creating the sound. Whithout going intot the specifics of the law, recordings made in public spaces do not require any special kind of license or credit. Commercial companies such as TV and film makers do exactly the same as Freesounders do when they want to record this kind of ambiences for their productions: the set up their mics and record.

    For recordings made in private spaces, such as shops, the recorder should seek agreement fro the shop staff. Not saying they always do, but as a matter of politness, if not compliance with any specific law. Again, when such permission is granted, shop owners do not usually ask to be credited.

    Finally, if recording a specific 'event' such as a performing artist on the street, one MUST obtain their permission, and explain how the recording would be used. Again, without going into law or copyright specifics, in this case you are directly sampling someone's work, so permission (in writting if possible) must be granted.

    Now, to be fair, wheather people involved ask to be credited or not, most Freesounders will post very specific descriptions of where and how the sounds were obtained. Which in a way credits the people involved.

    That is the recording aspect of it.
    As far as te use of the sounds goes, Freesound operates a within the Creative Commons License. We did not invent it and we are not the only ones using it. This sets the rules by which we play.
    It has been questioned often and maybe it is not ideal, or not ideal for everyone, but the fact that all sounds in Freesound are under this license means that it is very clear to any user downloading a sample what his/hers responsibilities are. Should we allow multiple types of licenses that the uploader could choose from when posting a sound, the situation would be far more confusing!

    Freesound is not the only place on the web (or the world) offering samples (or even free samples, for that matter).
    So if somoene does not want to adheere to the erms and conditions, they should procure their samples elswhere.
    Most uploaders are really pragmatic about this: should someone come here, download one of my samples and use it woulthout crediting me would I know? Most likely, no. Would I be upset about it if I found out? Most likely not, unless their song made it to the top charts. Would I do anything about it? Most likely not, as in the point before.

    Now, what p*sses me off is when people come here and start boasting "I am gonna take all your samples and I am not going to credit anyone! Mua-ah-ah!".
    I think that is just rude and completely unnecessary.

    OK, I had my rant. I feel better now...

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    Hi not asking for too much, just asking for a sample male and sexy female voice.

    one DJ name is for my producing beats and the other is for live DJing at partys/clubs as I am working towards DJin for clubs in Florida.

    DJ Skies Connect
    and
    DJ Asian Persuasion

    you know the samples like "you are in the mix with DJ name here" the mainstream DJ's all have it I'm trying to recreate something like, I'm not familiar with the DJ shoutout system so if you could show me how to do it after you make one would deeply appreciate it.

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    "I'm outta here" ... http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=87026

    Could use the "Goodbye" from this sweary sample ... http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=96547

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    Proxima4
    If I conect with filezilla I can see them, but not online here.

    log in and go here to describe your files.

    You must tick the box "Legal: I agree with the terms detailed below", before clicking on "Next Step: Describe".

    You must put some text in the description box before the file will be accepted, (however tags can be left blank).

    When the file is accepted a message (in red) explaining the delay due to moderation appears.

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    Thanks for your replies..

    Um after I wrote the last post, I realised that there was moderation to be done, so I waited.

    However, 4 day's later and when I look at my own details theres no activity + I had no oportunity to tag them or anything else, they don't exist at the moment. If I conect with filezilla I can see them, but not online here.

    What's the deal. I feel like I should tell someone they've been uploaded but can't understand, why they don't show up in my details as pending moderation or something.

    Scatchy head stuff I'm affraid.. :?

    Any thoughts?

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    'And for the want of the sound the point was lost'.

    Trouble is, to be fair, sounds made from sampled intstruments, that were originally taken from Freesound, is a good example. no offence but have you heard many of the ""Leading"" company sample patch sets for there sampler and rom player instruments. Are you telling me that they should be putting your name into every sample the use in every patch library.

    I don't disagree with many of the angles that are covered here, but I must admit that considering those instruments are then sometimes used in re sampling the sounds back into this site I kind of wonder if any 'Lack of Faith' in this area could cause the whole sampling world being sucked into a singularity again, with repercutions across the intire musical universe.

    The sounds in there first instance. !! how to credit all those people in crowds you sampled? ratterlings in warehouses as people work,! angry farmers as you sample the animals ! etc etc.

    Unless you yourself, talk into a mic in dead space, with just a mic, is there anything you can sample without someone getting anoyed or expecting to be credited.

    Anyway, if it's important and you think you should hang on to it, because you took time to find the right noises or ambience or whatever, your not obliged to put it up here, just because your a member.

    I think more or less, if you use Freesound, then it would be nice to see the ocasional 'Heads Up' on the CD sleave or whatever. But if your BT/ Tiesto/ or Sphongle you have to. (that last bit is a joke ...) your not obliged to.

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    I need a 5-15sec. record where a girl is saying that everything's over "I did loved you but..." or smth else, it doesn't matter, but the idea is "breaking the relationships" even "breaking the love", "the love's dead" etc.
    Please)

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    This may be a good place to start: media-convert.com/

    Several Samsung devices are listed.

    Robert