Artist Distribution Agreement

For and in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises set forth herein, the parties hereby agree to the following. This document is the Artist Agreement (“Agreement”). If you opt to enter your full legal name and click on the "I Agree" button, you will create a legally binding, enforceable contract between you and us, whether you are acting in your individual capacity or as an authorized representative for an artist, band, group or legal entity, in which case "You" shall refer to the artist, band, group or entity on whose behalf you are acting and authorized to act. By agreeing to this Artist Agreement you also agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions, and End User License Agreement, and any and all amendments thereto. This Agreement contains the general terms and conditions under which offers to distribute Your digital recordings (the “Services”). If you choose to use the Service or any combination of such Services, the respective Addenda shall apply as applicable. Use of the Services, including through the submission of sound recordings (and the musical works embodied therein) for distribution by (whether by upload to the website ( (the "Website"), any application on any type of operating system, or through the submission of physical embodiments of your sound recordings (and the musical works embodied therein) (e.g., as CDs or flash drives) to, constitutes your agreement to and acceptance of this Agreement and any applicable Addendum. reserves the right to add, delete and/or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement pursuant to the provisions below. In the event of substantive changes to the terms of this Agreement, you will be notified by email. If any modification is unacceptable to you, your only recourse is to discontinue use of the Services. Your continued use of the Services following posting of a change notice or new agreement on the Site or notice to you via e-mail, will constitute your binding acceptance of the changes and thereby waives any rights or remedies you may otherwise have had.



Any live recording uploaded to’s website, applications, or forwarded to by Artist for manual upload shall collectively be referred to as a "Recording" or "Recordings", as the case may be. Artist shall retain all property rights and copyrights in such Recordings, but Artist explicitly agrees that Artist shall only distribute such Recordings via, even if Artist opts to terminate this Agreement or otherwise opts to cease selling the Recording via Artist hereby grants, its successors in interest, assigns and licenses the exclusive, world-wide, irrevocable right to record, copy, create derivative works, dub, sell, lease, license, market, exploit for commercial gain, distribute, whether to the public or to private entities, online, electronically, via analog transmission, or by any media currently available or hereafter created or devised, the Recordings (hereinafter the "License"). By way of example, the License allows the exclusive right to distribute the Recordings in any media and format, order, in any place in the world subject only to the terms and conditions contained herein and those incorporated by reference. Artist agrees to these terms and conditions for each new Recording uploaded to, including any and all amendments.


In exchange for the License by Artist to of the Recordings and all associated rights (including but not limited to the right to copy, sell, distribute, sample, make derivative works, sublicense, purchase, and market), agrees to pay Artist seventy percent (70%) of all net sales (net of taxes and transaction costs) of live recordings which occurred by or through (the “Payment”). shall pay Artist monthly via check or Paypal or similar such account as determined in the sole discretion of shall provide an accounting of all Sales concurrently with the monthly payment. Artist agrees to assist and sign any other document to carry out the reasonable intent of the parties. Artist shall not have any right in, nor shall Artist receive any compensation for, any advertising revenues, marketing revenues, partnership revenues, revenue by any affiliate, joint ventures, other artist revenues, or revenues of any form from’s website and applications (except for sales directly related to Artist’s Recordings). Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary contained herein, shall only make Payment to Artist if receives all necessary consents from the Artist and their respective copyright and rights holders, and actually receives money for such sales, and such sale of the Artist’s set is lawful and does not infringe upon any copyright or rights holder. It is expressly understood that shall only be obligated to make Payment to Artist upon receipt of good funds and shall not be obligated to make Payment to Artist for promotional or free Recordings distributed by Artist via All payments are net thirty (30) days from the last day of the month in which the transaction (sale) occurred. Artist explicitly agrees and consents to pay, any transaction cost or tax associated with any promotional or free Recordings distributed by on behalf of Artist, if any such expenses are incurred by Artist may opt to use’s fee-based “Hidden Set” functionality to distribute Recordings, or portions thereof, to the public in exchange users’ email addresses. shall assess a fee, for each Recording (or portion thereof) so distributed, ranging from $.15 to $.30, at’s sole discretion. You explicitly agree to allow to offset any monies owed to You on account of expenses and costs incurred by on Your behalf.


Artist represents and warrants the following:
  • that it has all rights and authority to enter into this contract, and that it has not assigned or encumbered its right to record, copyright and distribute the Recordings.
  • that there are no other persons or entities which have a right or interest in the Recordings.
  • that no other copyrighted material, including songs, samples, music, audio recordings, or beats have been used in the Recordings or the Performance by Artist.
  • The music, melody, and lyrics of the Recordings are original and do not infringe upon the rights or copyrights of others.
  • That no royalty or payment is due to any third party for the Recordings.
  • Artist is solely responsible for obtaining and paying any and all royalties on any sample or cover song distributed, sold, given away, or exploited by Artist via website, application or system.


This Agreement is global in scope and shall have the exclusive right to sell, distribute, make derivative works, market, license, reproduce, and exploit for commercial gain the Recordings throughout the world. The term of this Agreement shall be for the life of the copyright in the Recordings and any extensions as per Form SR of the US Library of Congress. However, notwithstanding anything else to the contrary contained herein, Artist shall have the right to terminate this Agreement, and the License, upon thirty (30) days’ written notice to The address for notice to shall be 902 E. 5th St, Suite 208, Austin TX 78702 unless changed by an authorized representative of and communicated to Artist in writing. Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary contained herein, Artist may request that Dejast take down any Recording, or part thereof, and shall take down such Recording or part within seven (7) days written notice to Artist shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless from and against any injury, damage, liability, loss of profits, demand or lawsuit arising from taking down any Recording, or part thereof. reserves the right to take down any or all of Artist’s Recordings from its websites and applications for any reason or no reason.

5. RIGHT OF ATTRIBUTION: shall grant Artist the Right of attribution to each Recording and shall distribute any and all Recordings of Artist with the attributes provided in the Artist Portal of the website or applications.


Artist agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold and its members, affiliates, officers and directors from and against: (1) any breach of this Agreement, (2) any claim, lawsuit, demand, royalty, cause of action or sum due as a result of a breach of any warranty or representation contained herein, (3) any claim, lawsuit, demand, royalty, cause of action arising out of Artist’s breach of contract, negligence, or intentional conduct or copyright infringement. Artist expressly waives any cause of action against and its members, affiliates, officers and directors.


Artist expressly agrees that any liability by shall be limited to the amount of total sales by of Artist’s Recordings. Artist expressly waives any and all rights to punitive damages, consequential damages, attorneys fees, delay damages, and liquidated damages. Artist agrees that this limitation of liability is a material inducement for to distribute Artist’s Recordings, and would not otherwise distribute, sell, market, exploit for commercial gain, and copy Artist’s Recordings.


All duties, obligations and rights of Artist hereunder are personal and non-assignable. This Agreement shall be binding on the respective parties, their successors, and assigns.


This Agreement contains all of the understandings, oral and written, of the parties and merges al previous agreements. reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions hereunder upon 30 days written notice to Artist. Artist may not modify this Agreement without the written consent of If any portion of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, it shall not affect the balance of this Agreement.


This Agreement shall be governed solely by Texas law. The venue for any litigation involving this Agreement shall be exclusively Austin, Texas in any court of competent jurisdiction therein.


The Parties agree that they are independent contractors and no partnership, joint venture, or affiliation of any sort is contemplated by this Agreement. No employer or employee relationship is intended. shall not be responsible for any taxes, fees, charges or business licenses or permits of any sort related to the Artist (except as required under this Agreement).


Artist agrees that no grant or license by of any right, copyright, patent, trademark, application, or software or intellectual property (“ Intellectual Property Rights”) right is contemplated by this Agreement and that any such rights are and shall remain the sole property of and Artist shall not copy, sell, distribute, use, modify, or license such Intellectual Property Rights without the express written consent of


The Artist and the person completing this Agreement ("Signatory") agree, represent and warrant that they are not creating this artist account for the sole purpose of harassing, annoying, libeling, slandering, bullying, and misrepresenting or deceiving to the public any person, place, organization, company, or thing. The Artist and the Signatory also represent and warrant that they are not opening this artist account for the sole purpose of violating any law, treaty, regulation or code. Artist and the Signatory, jointly and severally agree that they shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless from and against any breach of this section. This section shall survive the termination and expiration of this Agreement.


The Signatory to this Agreement represents and warrants the she or he has all necessary authority to bind the Artist to this Agreement. Signatory agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless from and against any dispute arising out of this section or any breach of this section. This section shall survive the termination and expiration of this Agreement.

15. INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE: and its website and applications have a Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions, End User License Agreement, and such other agreements, rules, regulations and addenda (collectively, " Regulations") that are incorporated by reference. You hereby agree to all such Regulations, including any and all amendments, modifications, and such Regulations created after acceptance of this Agreement. Should you disagree with any Regulation, your only remedy is to stop using websites and applications.