Copyright Strikes in SoundCloud?

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by Piia, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. Piia

    Piia Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    Hi UtaPals,

    My UtaPal was trying to upload a cover on SoundCloud, but then he said that SC was telling it was copyrighted. I honestly never encountered something like that (and neither do I want to), but what should he do?

    Thanks for answering (if you answer)~!
     
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  3. kimchi-tan

    kimchi-tan Your local Mikotard Global Mod Defender of Defoko

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    Pitching the cover usually works but of course that would change the vocals' pitch too in the cover unless he also rerenders the vocals in the changed key along with the changed instrumental. Another method is to cover the song with a remix's instrumental if there is one.
     
  4. Kiyoteru

    Kiyoteru Local Sensei Supporter Defender of Defoko

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    Yep, and with the pitched upload, there could be a link in the description to download the original.
     
  5. Iris Dragonoure

    Iris Dragonoure Your Local Seventeen Trash Defender of Defoko

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    I once remixed me getting angry at Project DIVA and my whole account was shut down. The one I use now is the new one, and the old one was awesomejellystar.
     
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  6. Piia

    Piia Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    Wow... That's tragic. :sad:
     
  7. Jeffrey

    Jeffrey local hiatus'er Defender of Defoko

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    one of my covers got copyrighted, tokyo teddy bear. Strangely, the copyrighter was just another utau user...

    also, soundcloud is very nice to keep that on my Tracks Tab and rub it on my face. It's the reason why I almost never upload something
    it's in wav, and it's 32 seconds long. reality never cease to amaze

    it's to be pitched up or down. I wanna try this tho:
    • paste a copyrighted track to the editor
    • put some really loud sound effects
    or just upload it on Clyp.it, that's way more simpler. dunno if they do that copyright thingy
     
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  8. Piia

    Piia Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    That's mean lol the person technically has no right to do that -_-
     
  9. GARMuffin

    GARMuffin here come dat muffen Defender of Defoko

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    Sometimes, there's no copyrighter making the claim. Rather, it's automatically struck down by Soundcloud itself. Could that be the reason? My "Seven Crimes and Punishments" cover got struck down because of that...

    Yeah, even with disclaimers and credit , it might also get struck down.

    Also, aside from pitching, maybe remixing the off vocal and mixing it with the vocals might help. Pitching in my opinion, is meh, because if I hear a pitched up/down song, I cringe because I'm very used to the key of the original song, but whatever floats your boat. Another option, maybe add something else to the cover like extra harmonies? Not really sure about that one, though.
     
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  10. Piia

    Piia Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    Hi, @DessertTaiga,
    That's exactly the same set of songs that he's been getting copyright strikes with :O
    Thanks for the advice, I'll definitely show him. @UTAUlikeVOCALOID
     
  11. Mougeki Mero

    Mougeki Mero Defoko's Slaves Defender of Defoko

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    I never get a copyright strike...Strange cause I have uploaded a Britney Spears song on my SC and no strikes owo

    However I got one once cause I uploaded a cover of niki's Jitter Doll...I still wonder why since there are hundreds of those on internet since the song's release...
     
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  12. UTAUlikeVOCALOID

    UTAUlikeVOCALOID Ritsu's Renegades Defender of Defoko

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    Thanks @DessertTaiga and @Piia and as I checked around souncloud most recent songs of Muzzle and SCAP have been copyrighted for who knows what so I decided to post it on Clyp.it xD Like Dessert said, I also dont like pitching dem songs since it just feels wrong...but I appreciate your help!...
     
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