Music licensing is unnecessarily complex for podcasters, especially given how fast the industry is growing. Copyright laws, much-dreaded takedowns, or worse, claims for legal damages make finding music for your podcast a bit of a nightmare.
This is exactly how Australian music startup, Melodie (www.melod.ie), helps podcasters. Providing a hassle-free, affordable, 100% podsafe music solution with an intuitive search interface so podcasters can just focus on what they do best – creating.
Melodie is a music licensing platform, providing the fast-growing global content industry with unlimited access to affordable, quality, simply-licensed music.
Founded by a family of composers, musicians and sound designers - all with a deep understanding of the essential role music plays in storytelling and connecting with the audience. Managing Director, Evan Buist says, “Our plan was to create a simple, intuitive music licensing platform that delighted the world’s content creators whilst supporting those creating the music.”
For podcasters, their solution offers complete peace of mind, as all tracks in the Melodie catalogue are licensed for all media platforms, worldwide, forever. No more low-quality podcast intros/outros due to the high costs of music licensing or the legal risks involved. No more YouTube Content ID issues, copyright notices or third-party monetisation attempts.
Advanced search features are a big part of the offering at Melodie. Users can search via Genre, Mood, Instrument, Purpose (production genres), BPM and Key. Plus this month, in partnership with artificial intelligence company Musiio, Melodie have released a set of world-first AI search features. Now, when you're searching for music on the Melodie platform, you can find similar tracks from an audio reference using (1) a YouTube link, (2) an uploaded mp3, or (3) any other Melodie track.
Melodie are taking the complex music licensing model and making it simple. Slashing the price, streamlining legals and applying new technologies, alongside decades of industry experience to bring better, faster, safer music to content creators. An innovative and much needed solution for the podcasting world.
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