1. In the main menu's MUSIC SERVICES section, click on the PROMO SENDER button. Then click on My Releases. Here you can add the releases you'd like to send to your DJ lists, Radio Stations, Soundcloud...
2, On the right-hand side, the MYRELEASES page will appear. Here, you can see your releases and manage them.
Click on ADD RELEASE.
3, In the Add Release window you need to enter the following info:
a, Record Label - Select the record label that this release is assigned to.
b, Release Name - The release name is the name of the album, single, or EP. The release name should not contain mix information.
Example: Deep Mind Control
c, Release Artist Name - Enter the artist/band name of this release including any featuring, presents, versus artists, or in the case of compilations enter Various Artists.
Example: Umek & Stefano Noferini feat. Gracie
When complete, click on ADD RELEASE.
4. Once the release is created you will be directed to the release page. Here you need to provide further information on the release.
You’ll only be able to do whatever you want with your release only once the PROMO STATUS sections are all marked with a green tick.
1, ARTWORK - Please select and upload the release’s artwork. The dimensions must be within the following range: 2000x2000px - 3000x3000px.
a, Official Release Date* - Select the date when the album, single, or EP will be officially released.
b, Promotion Starts - The date when the promotion of this release starts. - Select the date only if you will be running promotions. If not, leave it blank.
c, Promotion Ends - The date when the promotion of this release ends. - Select the date only if you will be running promotions. If not, leave it blank.
d, Pre-order Date (for distribution only) - Choose your pre-order date if you have one. This is only optional.
e, Beatport exclusivity (for distribution only) - Select how many weeks the release will be exclusive on Beatport. This is only optional.
3. RELEASE DETAILS
a, Format - Choose how your release will be released: on digital/vinyl/ or all three.
b, Release Type - Select the type of release. Single, Full length, or EP.
c, Genres - select the genre that best fits this release. You can select more than one.
d, Catalog Number - Enter the catalog number of the release. The catalog number should contain letters and numbers only. Example: BSM032.
Release Description - This should be an accurate description or press text of the release and the tracks that feature on it.
The track data is made up of two parts. If you want to use our Promo Sender only, you need to enter the BASIC DATA.
Artist - Enter the track’s artist.
Title - The track title, also known as track name. It should contain only the title and not specific mix name or artist details. Example: Deep Down Dirty.
Mix - Enter the mix name of this track. Track titles should not be entered here.
If only one version exists, then 'Original Mix' is recommended. Mix names should be in the following formats: Original Mix or Umek & Stefano Noferini Remix.
Genre - Select the genre that best fits this track. You can select only one.
6, UPLOADING TRACKS & CHOOSING SNIPPETS
Please note you can upload only .wav files.
You can upload the track by clicking on the TRACK (upload) button.
Once the track is uploaded the track sign will change to a green tick, at which time you need to select the snippet. Snippets are used for Soundcloud. You have three choices:
- Use the full track.
- Crop from the full track.
- Upload manually.
If you choose "Crop from the full track" you need to enter: Crop starts from (in seconds) and Crop length (in seconds).
When everything is complete you can see this status of the track:
If you'd like to add more tracks, simply repeat these steps.
In case you'd like to edit the track or delete the files just click on the green menu button within the track section.
For the next step click here.