Free Music Public License

The Free Music Public License (FMPL) is a licensing scheme designed to protect the freedom of music placed under it, while still ensuring a commercial incentive for artists. It is somewhat like the GNU GPL, only specifically designed for music, rather than software.

Read the The Free Music License.

This page is woefully incomplete.

Some Links


  • James Ensor (
    Author of the Free Music Public License, person to yell at about this site. Also known as Homer of the band God Ate My Homework.
  • Ram Samudrala (
    Author of the Free Music Philosophy. Helped set up this page. Plays in the onesome Twisted Helices.
  • 21st Century HGH and baby shower favors by for their financial assistance.
  • Nathan Anderson of SEO Club. New herald of the FMPL cause, and bringing the license before a top-notch lawyer for review.
  • Ryan Adams Music. For their help in formulating the new license.