Music Licensing


Licenses for music usage can be purchased and depend on project specifications. We have a large catalog of 100% pre-cleared and ready-to-use music. Want bespoke? We will create brand new music to suit your search.

Please contact us here to request usage or email


You are welcome to use our music for your creative projects on platforms like YouTube and Twitch. Our music is high quality, professionally crafted to fit various moods and styles. We're super flexible with content creators using our music in these spaces.

We only require that you credit Illect Recordings (see section "Courtesy Credit Format" below) in the relevant description along with links to our digital/social platforms.

This type of license does not cover use of our music in commercial videos (videos with the sole purpose of selling or advertising products/services). If you wish to use our music in your ad, refer to the Advertisers & Commercial Use section at the top of this page.

Content ID / Monetization / Whitelisting Channels & Videos

Content ID is applied to most of our releases but we are willing to whitelist your videos and/or channel. Whitelisting covers videos going forward. To release on previous uploads, we need the URL for that specific video.

Please contact us here to request usage and include your channel URL.

You do not need to worry about Content ID if your channel isn't monetized. We do not currently have Content ID applied to the Twitch platform.

A Content ID claim is not a Copyright Strike. Copyright Claims do not affect the status of your YouTube Channel in any way. Illect Recordings & our distribution partners will never issue a Copyright Strike on YouTube.

If you mistakenly receive a Copyright Strike: please contact us before disputing the claim within YouTube Studio and we will quickly resolve the issue.

Courtesy Credit Format

Artist name "Song title" / @illect
Bandcamp: [link]
Apple Music: [link]
Spotify: [link]


Sojourn "Sunlight" / @illect
Apple Music:

For bonus points, include an on-screen mention and send us a link to your video.

Where To Download

Please contact us here to request usage and include a list of Artists & Song Titles for the tracks you wish to use.

Most releases on our Bandcamp are available for use. Bandcamp allows for downloading in multiple common formats such as MP3, WAV, & others. Our releases are set up as "name your price", enter 0.00 or any amount you wish to proceed with a download.

Soon we will have a Spotify playlist of eligible music.


  • Bespoke
  • Albums & Singles


  • 7-11
  • 7UP
  • Adam Rose (comedian)
  • Adidas
  • Adobe
  • AFC Ajax
  • Amazon
  • Amazon Books
  • Andrew Henderson (soccer)
  • Apple
  • Atlanta Dream (WNBA)
  • Avon
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Ball Is Life
  • Bape
  • BBC
  • Breville
  • Brita
  • Card Baby
  • Chevrolet
  • Cocktails
  • Connecticut Sun
  • Cover FX
  • Credera
  • Cycle
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Dallas Stars
  • DanceOn
  • Detroit Lions
  • Dr. Oz
  • Dr. Pepper
  • EA Sports
  • Edmonton Oilers
  • ESPN
  • Evereve
  • Facebook
  • Finish Line
  • Fox Sports
  • Fung Bros.
  • Gary Vee
  • Gillette
  • Goal Brasil
  • Google
  • Hennessy
  • iPhone
  • Impaulsive (Logan Paul)
  • Impractical Jokers
  • Insider
  • Instagram
  • Jansport
  • Just Fab
  • Juventus
  • Kalejunkie
  • Kia
  • L'Oreal
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Ligue 1 Uber Eats
  • Linzy Taylor
  • LVMH (Louis Vuitton)
  • Mango
  • Marriott
  • McDonald's
  • Meow Wolf
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Mitchell & Ness
  • MLB
  • MTV
  • Microsoft
  • NASA
  • NBA (Brasil)
  • NBA Live 19
  • NBA on ABC
  • Nestea
  • New Yorker
  • NHL
  • Nike
  • Nintendo
  • Now This
  • Nubank
  • NY Post
  • Olive Garden
  • Oscar Meyer
  • OWN
  • PlatinumGames
  • POLA
  • Postmates
  • Prey Shop
  • Puma
  • Queen Sugar
  • Raising Canes
  • Reebok
  • The Runner (short film)
  • Sage Fly Fishing
  • SAKS
  • Salesforce
  • Samsung
  • Santos FC (Brasil)
  • Seeker / Verge
  • SEGA
  • Sephora
  • Sevilla FC (Spain)
  • Shake Shack
  • Shoes of Prey
  • Skullcandy
  • Slurpee
  • Snapchat
  • Spotify
  • Sprint
  • St. Moritz Running Festival
  • Steve Aoki
  • Target
  • Tasty
  • Time Magazine
  • Tinder
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Toyota
  • Truth
  • TruTV
  • Tuft & Needle
  • Tupperware
  • Twisted
  • Twitter
  • Uber
  • University of Kentucky
  • Upperquad
  • VaynerSports
  • Venetian Resorts
  • VSCO
  • VW
  • Wendy's
  • Winter Olympics (2018)
  • Wix
  • WNBA
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • World's Strongest Man
  • WWE
  • Xeric Watches
  • YouTube Red
  • YouTube TV



We don't always get to see everything our music is featured in. Here are a few examples of our sync placements.

7eleven - Ess Be "Feel Good" (Facebook, Twitter 1, Twitter 2)
Amazon - Ess Be "Trapaholics" (YouTube)
Apple (iPhone) - James Gardin & Terem "Iconic" (Instagram)
BBC Music Introducing - Imperial "Future Fragile" (Facebook)
Breville - Imperial & Kinetik "Not For Sale" (Instagram, YouTube)
Cover FX - Terem "T-Time" (Instagram)
Cycle: BJ Armstrong on Knicks & Porzingis - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter)
Cycle: BJ Armstrong on LaVar Ball - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter)
Cycle: BJ Armstrong on March Madness - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter)
Cycle: BJ Armstrong on NBA playoffs - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Twitter)
Cycle: BJ Armstrong on NBA trade deadline - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter)
Cycle: BJ Armstorng on Russell Westbrook - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter)
EA Sports with Bape, Mitchell & Ness: NBA Live 19 - Ess Be "Trapaholics" (EA Sports, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube)
Facebook: Steve Aoki & Backstreet Boys - James Gardin & Terem "It's My Time" (Instagram)
Fantastic Fungi move - Terem (YouTube)
Gary Vee DailyVee 169 - J. Rhodan "Honey (feat. Taelor Gray & Sean C. Johnson)" (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
Gary Vee DailyVee 260 - Sareem Poems & Terem "Breathe (ft. Red Pill)" (YouTube)
Gary Vee DailyVee 263 - James Gardin & Terem "Promise Land" (YouTube)
Genk Up! Freestyle Football Documentary - Ozay Moore "Go O Say Moore" (YouTube)
Google - J. Rhodan "Of Plugs and Outlets" (YouTube)
Hennessy: Nikyatu Jusu's HBO short - Imperial & Kinetik "Golden Crown" (Facebook 1, Facebook 2, Twitter 1, Twitter 2)
Jansport - Imperial & Kinetik "The Adventure Begins" (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
Kimbo Sessions snowboarding - Imperial & Kinetik "Travel the Map (feat. Oddisee)" (Vimeo)
LVMH (Louis Vitton) - Terem "Stream of Learning" (In-store playlist / Apple Music)
MTV: Teen Mom Season 7 - Terem "All of Me" (TV show)
NHL - Imperial, Kinetik, Die-Rek "For the Love" (TV commercial, Facebook, Instagram)
Nike - Terem "Swift Run" (Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo)
Postmates: Braxton Miller - Cash Hollistah "Jump" (Twitter)
The Runner short film by Amar Chebib - Raging Moses "Runner" (Vimeo / New Yorker)
Sage Fly Fishing - J. Rhodan "Of Plugs and Outlets" (YouTube)
SAKS Fifth Avenue - James Gardin & Terem "Damage" (TV commercial 01 0:15 | TV commercial 02 0:30)
Sephora - James Gardin & Terem "Limits" (TikTok)
Shoes of Prey - Imperial & Kinetik "Not For Sale" (YouTube)
Snapchat - Raging Moses "Fun with Synthesizer" (YouTube)
Spotify: Creativity You Can't See - J. Rhodan "Of Plugs & Outlets" (Spotify)
Spotify: Creativity You Can't See - James Gardin & Soulseize "Victorious" (Spotify)
Sprint (iPhone) - Tee-Wyla "I Get It In" (TV commercial)
St. Moritz Running Festival - James Gardin & Soulseize "Victorious" (Facebook)
Tommy Hilfiger - James Gardin & Terem "Iconic" (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
Tommy Hilfiger: TommyNow Icons Fall 18 Shanghai Runway Show - James Gardin & Terem "Iconic" (Facebook 1, Facebook 2, Twitter, USA Today, YouTube)
Tommy Hilfiger: TommyNow Icons Fall 18 Shanghai Runway Show Fashion Website coverage - James Gardin & Terem "Iconic" (Clash Music, Cosmopolitan, The Cut, Glamour, Marie Claire, Vogue, Yahoo)
Tommy Hilfiger: TommyNow Icons Fall 18 Tokyo, Japan Runway Show - James Gardin & Terem "Iconic" (Tommy IG, Lewis Hamilton IG, Facebook 1, Facebook 2, Twitter)
TruTV: 101 Places to Party Before You Die - Sojourn "Vintage Bossa" (ep. 2 - TruTV)
Tuft & Needle - Tee-Wyla "Affectionately Lofi" (YouTube)
Upperquad - Strike Team "Here to Conquer" (Instagram)
The Venetian Resorts: 20 Bites with The Fung Brothers - Ess Be "Trapaholics" (Twitter)
VSCO - Armond WakeUp & Wes Pendleton "The Feels" (Facebook, Instagram 1, Instagram 2, Twitter)
Wendy's - Imperial "Set the World Ablaze" (TV commercial)
WIX - Terem (Facebook)
WPIX & Lost Borough Ice Cream - James Gardin & Terem "Damage" (TV, Instagram)
Xeric Watches - Sivion & Malex "Heavy Gunner" (TikTok)