All the music of John Option has been produced using only free software where “free” stand for freedom (see list of the software used by John Option). Free software is software that gives the user four freedoms: the freedom to use it without any limitation, the freedom to study how the software works through access to the source code, the freedom to change the software to suit their needs and the freedom to redistribute copies of the software without limitations and without violating the law.
The music of John Option provides to those who download it the same freedoms. Anyone can download, listen to and play the songs of John Option without any restrictions. The recording tracks, from which the songs were produced by John Option, are freely accessible and you can use them to produce your own songs. Users may redistribute the music of John Option, individual tracks and remix any of the songs themselves, in absolute freedom. That’s why John Option is Approved for Free Cultural Works.
In technical terms the songs of John Option and the recording tracks of production are published under the terms of the Creative Commons License Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International (CC-BY-SA). Do not be scared about that because this is the license that guarantees your freedom. In fact…
You are free to:
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.
Under the following terms:
|Attribution — You must give appropriate credit by writing something like “Music by John Option” or “Guitar track by John Option” if you are using one of the recording traks. You hav also to provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner.|
|ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material of John Option, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the one use by the music of John Option.|
If you like the idea of being able to enjoy all these freedoms get access to the download page and download the music or your favorite tracks. Use the tracks of John Option to produce new songs or remixes. Please, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to tell us about your productions: we’d love to hear you music, and if you are agree, to promote them on this website