Royalty Free Music

Download my non-copyrighted music!

You can download these royalty-free and copyright-free music tracks and use them in your multimedia projects (even commercial), such as games, YouTube videos, apps, etc. You just have to add a link to this website patrickdearteaga.com in the credits of your project or wherever you use my music. If you prefer not to credit, visit the licensing section for more info.

All downloadable files of this free non-copyrighted music are in Ogg Vorbis format and are completely ready to loop! This is to make easy its playback in video game engines. You can edit them and convert them to any audio format. If you want the original WAV file, you can get it with a Pro License.

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Child’s Nightmare
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Playful and powerful, this tune goes well with platform games.
The Biggest Discovery
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Mystery music to enhance your most enigmatic scenes.
No Place For Straw Cowboys
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Based on the well-known style of Western movies. Draw!
Battleship
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Created for your battles and tense scenes. Runaway or let’s fight against danger.
Not Giving Up
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An epic song in crescendo. It’s not medieval but it is orchestral with some electronic additions.
Intergalactic Odyssey
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Another futuristic track with a rock style, suitable for battles or arcade games.
Spring Village
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A Celtic style song, perfect to add life to the Iron Age or medieval times.
Chase At Rush Hour
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This cinematic style track is ideal for action scenes or playable moments of high adrenaline.
Chiptronical
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Chiptune and electronic music were mixed to make this rhythmic tune.
Lyonesse
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Relaxed and cheerful, inspired by a mythological place called Lyonesse.
Solve The Puzzle
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Calm and gently rhythmic. Made for those moments to think of solving riddles.
Luchando En El Peligro 2.0
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After a mixture of folk and modern, this theme emerged 10 years ago. Now remixed.
Friends
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Happy and light royalty free corporate music. Good feeling for your videos.
Game Over
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This retro music style is what a 8-bit video game needs. Ideal for hopeless moments.
Interstellar Odyssey
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Perfect for arcade and futuristic games. Electronic music always works with Sci-Fi genre.
I Miss You
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If you need something emotional, sad or bittersweet, don’t look any further.
Electronic Fantasy
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Very rhythmical arcade theme. Nice for platform and adventure games.
Shinrin-Yoku
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With totally traditional instruments, this Japanese song is ideal for your oriental projects.
Mall
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A cheerful and rhythmic song to add to a happy town. Flutes and saxs sounding for a feteday.
Karibu Watu Wangu
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Music was born with percussion, and in Africa, they master it with excellence.

Creative Commons Music

Creative Commons Music

These musical works are published under a Creative Commons license that allows their distribution and modification, even commercially (as long as they are part of another audiovisual project), provided that you grant the appropriate credit by sharing a link to this website or mentioning the name of the author: Patrick de Arteaga.

The term “non-copyrighted music” used on this website refers to the fact that the musical works displayed here do not retain all rights reserved. However, works with Creative Commons licenses are, in effect, protected by national laws and international copyright agreements.

What does non-copyrighted music mean?

The fact that certain music is not copyrighted means that the author gives up all or part of the exploitation rights.

In this case, the music that you find in this section is registered under a Creative Commons license, which implies that rights of commercial exploitation, transformation, and redistribution are transferred to the user (as long as it is used as part of other audiovisual projects), but not of attribution, that is, the original authorship have to be cited in any case.

So, you are free to download the non-copyrighted music from this website and use it freely in your audiovisual projects as long as you give proper credit.

Is royalty-free music the same?

People often confuse the term of non copyrighted music with the term of royalty free music, then when i.e. they need free music for a video and look for royalty free music for YouTube, they will find that it is usually paid music.

But in the case of the audio material in this section, you don’t have to worry, since my music tracks here are both terms (royalty-free and copyright-free). You are free to download all this royalty-free music.

Creative Commons music is the most common way to encourage this. Visit the licensing section if you have any doubts.

Why is this instrumental background music royalty-free?

The non-copyrighted music tracks that you see in this section have involved effort, time and some economic investment to pay for the tools that enable its creation. There are more free background music on the Internet but each stock music library may have restriction conditions.

And you may think: why do you offer these music tracks for free? The fact that this instrumental music is included in video games, YouTube videos or anywhere on the Internet, besides being a personal satisfaction, is also a way for me to become recognized.

Therefore, using this free royalty-free music you will be supporting me. So, feel free to choose any of these tracks to add life to your projects musically. This is high quality stock music, take advantage! If you want to know the music production software that I use to compose, it is currently Reason Studios.

Download royalty free music for your YouTube videos

This is the place you are looking for, a website with a wide list of royalty-free music to use for free on your YouTube videos. All my music above is Creative Commons and you only have to give credit when using it in your videos, no matter if they are commercial.

Chiptune and MIDI format versions of many of the songs listed here are also available. If you need them, you can buy them in the store or get a free part by subscribing to my newsletter.

Also, when you are creating your YouTube video or your own audiovisual project, you can register the copyright of your creative works. You have permission to include this non-copyrighted music within the registration of your audiovisual works.