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anyone sell their own samples?

Post by permanent hearing damage » Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:00 pm

curious about security for this kind of thing. making a plan with a friend. want it to be affordable, but want to have some kind of security for it, though we are thinking pretty small in scale.

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Post by kslight » Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:24 pm

I don’t think most use any kind of security, unless they are someone that builds into an application? I don’t buy a ton of samples, but the ones I do come with wavs and sometimes some presets for Live or whatever.

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Post by digitaldrummer » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:00 pm

I've always just gotten WAV samples too. CD or download.

other than shipping a CD or providing a secure download, not sure if its worth going too much further. Sure, someone is probably going to buy it and then pirate it, etc. but hopefully that's even smaller scale. Implementing something more sophisticated could costs thousands of dollars and possibly make it inconvenient for users, and if that happens... so you have to weigh it... and I suppose if someone is using the samples without license, and it's worthwhile, then there is always the legal process...
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Post by Magnetic Services » Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:49 pm

Are you talking about individual files of drum hits and loops, a full-fledged Kontakt instrument, or an SFX library?

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Post by permanent hearing damage » Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:17 pm

specifically just drum samples. just polling a little - new territory for me. thanks, all

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Post by vvv » Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:41 pm

Jeez, and here I was counting up those little plastic cups with the threaded lids ...

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Post by Nick Sevilla » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:05 pm

Security?

Really, just have an agreement for "usage" of some sort.

Not sure what security you want.

Samples are samples. You sell them, and whoever buys them uses them in their own projects. Whether for profit or not, is their business,
not yours.

The only time I have seen someone NOT sell their product, was performances recorded to be samples for a specific album.

In that contract, it was specified that ANYTHING recorded from this artist, was only to be used for that specific record.

This person had had to sue other artists because of breach of this type of situation. He won.
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Re: anyone sell their own samples?

Post by digitaldrummer » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:39 pm

I was one of a few drummers hired to make samples for this -- https://realitone.com/products/realidrums

to be honest I've never actually seen the app, but appears to be used with Kontakt player, so not sure if that is WAV or some other format?
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Post by jmele2 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:12 pm

digitaldrummer wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:39 pm
I was one of a few drummers hired to make samples for this -- https://realitone.com/products/realidrums

to be honest I've never actually seen the app, but appears to be used with Kontakt player, so not sure if that is WAV or some other format?
Woah - I, too, made samples for realidrums. Thats cool!

I think there's an interesting model for sample sales on the following sites:

https://www.decentsamples.com

some free samples and some relatively affordable/inexpensive. I really like the storefront tho. Easy to navigate, etc.

https://www.pianobook.co.uk

Pianobook was started by one of the owners of Spitfire Audio and seems rather interesting. All of their samples are free for now, but I thought I read somewhere on the site that they'll put something together to sell online sometime in the future.

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