Legal

Some frequently asked legal questions

Are the agreements on SKIO legally binding?

Yes. And remember, this FAQ is not a substitute for legal advice, any interpretation of the remix contracts should be done with the advice of a lawyer.

I made a bootleg remix of a track, can I upload it to SKIO?

Unfortunately, we cannot authorize the use of unlicensed remixes or songs with unlicensed samples on SKIO. In accordance with our Terms of Use we require that all songs uploaded to SKIO are done so by the content owner, or with explicit permission from all necessary parties, such as record labels, rights collective agencies, publishers, songwriters, etc.

If you have already uploaded a bootleg remix or unlicensed audio, please change the visibility settings on the track to “Draft” instead of “Public” and contact our legal department at copyright@skiomusic.com for further information and assistance in clearing these rights.

My song is registered with a rights collective (i.e. ASCAP), can I upload it to SKIO?

In accordance with our Terms of Use we require that all songs uploaded to SKIO Music are done so by the content owner, or with explicit permission from all necessary parties, such as, record labels, rights collective agencies, publishers, songwriters etc.

In most cases, remixes do not require the rights collective’s authorization, however, cases may vary. If you have any concerns don’t hesitate to contact us at copyright@skiomusic.com.

My song is signed to a Record Label, can I still upload it to SKIO?

In accordance with our Terms of Use, all music uploaded to SKIO must be authorized by the content owners. If you are signed to a record label you may require the label’s authorization. Please make sure that you have clear permission to upload it to SKIO.

If your label has any concerns regarding the content upload, please contact our Artist Relations department for more information: artistrelations@skiomusic.com.

Remember, on SKIO, labels and managers can also create their own profiles to showcase and manage the content on their label, set up remix deals, and monetize their catalogue.