Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Yevhen Lokhmatov?

Yevhen Lokhmatov is a music composer who create free music for social media and multimedia.

Can I use your music for my videos?

Yes, you can! You have two options to do that:

Personal use: you can use my music tracks for free for unlimited number of videos and for lifelong but without ability to monetize them from the beginning. Your video can receive a copyright claim but don`t worry, with your Youtube channel all be fine, your videos will never be deleted.

Commercial use: You can purchase a licence on one of my stock sites, then you will receive from them license code and you can dispute with it copyright claim for your videos.
You can become my patron on Patreon, then I will add your channel to the HAAWK whitelist and you can start to monetize your videos.
You can purchase my gig on Fiverr, then I will add your videos to the HAAWK whitelist.

Does your music have copyright on YouTube?

Yes, all my tracks is protected via Content ID Identifyy (HAAWK) service. But you can use it for free without monetization, I will not delete any your videos that use my music without a license.

My Youtube video received a copyright claim. What should I do?

If you don`t want to monetize your videos you do not need to do anything, stay calm and carry on.

If you want to start monetizing your videos you need purchase a license on one of my stock sites or become my patron on Patreon or purchase gig on Fiverr.

How to remove a copyright claim from my Youtube videos?

After you purchase a license or got my secret code (only on Patreon or Fiverr) visit THIS PAGE, enter video link and enter details from License Certificate or my secret code into the message box. Usually claims resolved in 24-96 hours.

Can I use your music on Facebook and Instagram?

Yes, you can. But please notice that you cannot resolve any claims for your videos in the Facebook Rights Manager Service. That is because of a flaw of Facebook’s copyright protection software. I can`t help you yet on this two sites to start monetizing your videos, but do not worry, with your videos all will be fine, they will not be deleted. Staying calm and waiting for update from Facebook.

Can I make a song or remix with Yevhen Lokhmatov music?

No. You can not produce your own music that contain my music. However you can adapt my music for your video or film by cutting, fading, editing the length or adding voice over.

Can I upload your music to streaming platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube Music etc.?

No. You can not upload my music as your own anywhere.

How to credit you in my videos? (click on text to copy)

Music track: "Track Name"
Free Background Music by Yevhen Lokhmatov