Art-List.io: Unlimited Music Licensing at a Crazy Low Price

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Art-List.io: Unlimited Music Licensing at a Crazy Low Price

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Art-List.io, a new startup out of Israel, is due to release their music-licensing service next month. But with some well-established providers dominating the market, will Art-List be bringing anything new to the table?

The music-licensing business has been growing steadily in recent years. Gone are expensive and often frustratingly project-inadequate CD libraries of yore, having given way to the new model of licensing on a track-by-track basis through online providers. However, although the big players in the industry have streamlined the process of finding the right music track, this ease-of-use comes at a price.

Whether you go with the enhanced music discovery design of the recently relaunched Musicbed, or Premiumbeat‘s handy loop sets, the cost of a single track for personal use will come in at around $40. Prices increase drastically with more professional licenses: tracks for commercial purposes and a large audience can easily exceed the $400 mark.

That’s where Art-List.io comes in. Their yearly subscription fee of $199 for unlimited, universal licensing is bound to stir things up.

Considering the annual investment works out at just under $17 a month, Art-List will be ideal for independent filmmakers, as well as professionals wanting to keep a close eye on their budget, assuming that the tracks will be up to the standard of quality set by the competition.

With their subscription costing less than a single professional license through the competition, the Art-List library— which currently consists of around 1000 tracks and counting—might be in high demand.

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There is no word yet as to whether they will offer features similar to those of the competition. But at this price point, I know I wouldn’t mind spending a little longer looking for the right track for my next project if necessary.

Art-List.io will launch in late February, and you can sign up for their newsletter here to receive 5 selected songs for free!

Will you be trying Art-List.io to find that next ukelele, xylophone, and tambourine masterpiece?

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