Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is DMCA and what does it stand for?
A: Digital Millennium Copyright Act also known as DMCA is a law that governs the usage of copyrighted material on the internet. It allows the owners of copyrighted materials to prevent others from using their content without permission, through a process called a DMCA takedown (which is similar to a copyright claim). As a result, you cannot use any copyrighted materials online without permission, or you could face a DMCA takedown or other penalties and legal issues. This includes all modern music, movies, TV shows, and any form of recorded digital content.
Q: Does StreemTunes produce all of its music in house?
A: Yes. This is why the music is so awesome!
Q: Who started StreemTunes?
A: Brad Leshch and Mike Sheps founded StreemTunes with the goal of becoming the best free resource of professionally produced music, safe for streamers and content creators.
Q: Who are Brad & Mike?
A: A couple of gamers who founded StreemTunes. They are also touring music producers, you can find their music under the DJ/Artist Alias "Dog n Hoss".
Q: Does StreemTunes check each song before it's published?
A: Yes, every song we produce goes through a rigorous vetting process before being published.
Q: Who is the StreemTunes library for?
A: Anyone can use the music, but we make each song specially for live streamers, gamers, and content creators.
Q: How many songs does StreemTunes have?
A: 1100+ songs across 14+ genres and 60+ albums (with 50+ songs added monthly)
Q: Does music enhance live streams or other video content?
A: Yes! Music has been proven to help create a positive mood and energy for all video content, giving it a professional feel.
Q: Should I be using StreemTunes music in my live streams or content?
A: Yes, without a doubt. Music can help you stand out from the crowd.
Q: What percentage of live streamers use music?
A: Less than 20%.
Q: Can you download any song from StreemTunes?
A: Yes, all of our music is available for download. Head over to the Content Creators page for more.
Q: How does StreemTunes ensure the safety of their musical library?
A: We work with two of the largest content ID platforms available to constantly monitor our music 24/7.
Q: How long does it take for a content ID system to detect a copyrighted song?
A: 3-4 seconds at the quickest but generally within the first 4-10 seconds.
Q: Can you lose your channel and content if you get a DMCA Strike?
Q: Is every song in the StreemTunes library Copyright Free / Dmca safe?
A: Yes, every song.
Q: What should I do if I do get a claim or strike?
A: That should NOT happen but in the event it does please email us immediately at email@example.com and we will take care of it within 48-72 hours.
Q: Can you be fined for purposely playing copyrighted music or material?
A: Yes, repeat offenders can be fined for many thousands of dollars for continued copyright violations.
Q: Is Drake music’s Copyright Free / DMCA Safe?
A: No, Nickmercs was granted permission specifically by Drake, you are not Nick, don't do it.
Q: Why do I see smaller or even larger creators still break TOS by playing copyrighted music?
A: We don’t know, it might be the same reason people run red lights. Don’t worry about others and protect your content.
Q: How much does it cost to use StreemTunes?
A: Nothing, its FREE to use! Just search us on your preferred music service or download any song from our Content Creator page.
Q: Is StreemTunes on social media?
A: Yes. You can follow us on all social platforms, just search @StreemTunes