Lift Live offers online access to the liftmusic catalogue with the fastest music search and selection features plus broadcast quality downloads.
Lift Live is updated regularly with new music releases. The newest releases and featured CDs appear on the home page - which is the first page you see each time you login.
Find what you want ...
To browse click on an album name to view the tracks from that album.
To locate something specific type what you're looking for into the search box above.
You can enter single words (e.g. blues or funkyor dramaticor tromboneor jazzy... or just about anything else) or multiple words - in any order (e.g. blues guitar or funky house or jazzy happy ... and so on and so on).
For the best results, experiment with different words & combinations.
You do not need to separate multiple search words with a comma or commas - just type in the words to match your search - with a space between each word.
Different information can also be displayed on the search results and show album pages - and you can also choose the way the search results are displayed by using the view and sort icons which display the results in a veriety of ways including by track, album, most recent releases and alphabetically.
Love it? Click it.
Click the star icon next to any track or album name to start your own set of favourites. You can add a single track or an entire album.
Then, click on the favourites tab to view your slections.
Lift Live will remember your favourites each time you login.
For an even more defined list of tracks you can use playlists ... to save ideas or collect tracks for specific jobs or styles.
When you click the add to playlist icon a pop-up will appear showing all your active playlists.
Click on a playlist name to add your selected track or album to that playlist. Or, create a new playlist with whatever name you like - and your selected track or album will be added to that new playlist. Your most recent playlist will appear at the top of the list.
Use the playlists tab to manage and edit your playlists.
From the playlists tab you can download or remove tracks, rename playlists ... or share any playlist with anyone else.
To share a playlist go to the playlists tab and click 'share' next to the relevant playlist. An email can then be sent which adds a copy of that playlist to the recipient's Lift Live account.
The recipient can then open a copy of that playlist in Lift Live to preview and/or download tracks and, if required, modify their copy of the playlist in any way ... without changing your own version of the playlist you have shared.
Playlists are stored in your Lift Live account for each time you login.
All tracks on Lift Live can be downloaded in your choice of broadcast quality formats.
You can choose mp3 (320 kbps / 44.1 kHz) or wav (48kHz / 16 bit) and can change your preferred format via the profile tab.
When you download a track the filename will show everything you need to complete your music cuesheets. Filenames will show a catalogue number, track number, track title (in upper case) and the composer name (or names) in lower case and publisher.
If you download mp3 files these will include metadata that shows all track information (like track descriptions / liner notes) and album artwork.
Use the profile tab to change your account details and settings. You can also change your Lift Live password here.
This tab shows a list of tracks you have recently listened to. The most recently played tracks will be at the top of the list.
Compatible browsers for Lift Live are -
PC - Internet Explorer (7+), Firefox (3.0+), Chrome
Mac - Safari (4.0+), Firefox (3.0+)
All users need Flash player 8. If you do not have Flash installed you will be unable to preview tracks.
Logging out / Saving your settings
To close down any Lift Live session just close the Lift Live window or click Logout.
Lift Live will automatically save and remember all your settings.
Contact us / More help
Please contact us if you have any questions about Lift Live or require assistance of any kind.
A valid licence must be obtained before the production is broadcast, distributed or exploited in any way. This can be obtained throughPRS for Music Production Music (formerly MCPS) who issue licences and invoices on our behalf. On the 14th February PRS launched a new way of applying for a licence and getting a quote via the Licence Manager application system. This is an all new process where you can get a quote or apply for a licence online.
If you haven’t used the new system yet you can log-in as normal using your current ID but will need to activate a new account. To do this you need to create a new password and supply a memorable question and answer.
You can see the latest rate card in pdf format here:
*020 8378 7500forcorporate, mobile & online, film, retail and advertising
*00 353 1 661 4844forEire
As well as the rate card for individual productions there are also various blanket licences and special deals available. These include the Independent Production Company (IPC) Licence which allows the combined use PRS for Music production music and commercial music in TV programmes. There are also All Media options and top ups available.
When applying for a licence you complete one application per production no matter how many tracks you use or from whatever PRS for Music production music source you obtain them.
To do this you will need the following information; track name, CD code, track number, composer names, library name and duration for each individual music cue.
Once you have made your application you will receive a licence and subsequently an invoice from PRS for Music Production Music.
If you need help or further information you can also call us on +44 (0) 1483 267 000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Outside the UK
liftmusic is available via local agents in most countries. If you are unsure who represents our catalogue in your territory call +44 1483 267 000 or email@example.com
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Please let us know if you experience any problems with this application. We will investigate your problem as soon as possible and contact you once we have done so.
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Terms & Conditions
All music distributed by liftmusic and available on Lift Live is for licensed use only.
Any unauthorized use, duplication, distribution, broadcast or transmission of any music distributed by liftmusic or available on Lift Live for preview and / or download will infringe copyright and may result in prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
Any public performance, broadcast or transmission of any music must be licensed through the appropriate performing rights society.
Add to Playlist
CREATE A NEW PLAYLIST
To add a new Playlist enter a new Playlist name then click the arrow.
To add to an existing Playlist click on the existing Playlist name.
To manage, edit and download Playlists click on the Playlists menu tab.
To share your Playlist with anyone please insert their email address below, add your own message (optional) and hit Send. A link will be sent to whoever you choose so they can open, save and edit this Playlist. Your own version of this Playlist will not be changed if your recipient chooses to modify its contents.
Liftmusic - UK: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enter an email address. We will not use this address for promotional purposes or disclose it to any third parties.
We can email you each time new CDs are added to our libraries.
This will help keep you up to date with the latest music from some of the world's most in-demand music libraries.
Uncheck this box if you don’t want to receive our new music emails