1, In the Main Menu click on the RELEASES button. In this section you can create the releases you'd like to send to your Dj lists, Radio Stations, Youtube, 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 case of compilations enter Various Artists.
Example: Umek & Stefano Noferini feat. Gracie
When its completed 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 of the release. Some of the infos are not mandatory unless you need the Beatport XML pack from the system. Make sure you provide the UAN/UPC codes if you want to monitize the tracks on Youtube and Soundcloud.
You can start your campaign only when on the PROMO STATUS section all sections ticked green.
a, ARTWORK - Please select and upload the release artwork. Its size has to be 2000x2000px.
Official Release Date - Select the date when the album, single or EP officially will be released.
Promotion Starts - The date when the promotion of this release starts.
Promotion Ends - The date when the promotion of this release ends.
c, RELEASE DETAILS
Format - Choose how your release will be released, on digital / vinyl / cd or all.
Release Type - Enter the catalog number of the release. Catalog number should contains letters and numbers only. Example: BSM032
Genres - elect the genre that best fits this release. You can select more.
Catalog Number - Enter the UPC code of the release. UPC code is a unique identification number of the release. This field is not mandatory.
EAN / UPC - Enter the UPC code of the release. UPC code is a unique identification number of the release. This field is not mandatory.
Beatport Exclusivity - Enter how many weeks the release will be exlusive on Beatport.Only numbers from 0 to...
Release Description - This should be an accurate description or press text of the release and the tracks that feature on it.
Artist - Enter the artist that this track is by.
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 '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 only one..
ISRC Code - Enter the ISRC code of the track. This field is not mandatory.
The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) is an international standard code for uniquely identifying sound recordings and music video recordings.
Songwriter (For Beatport pack only) - Enter the real name(s)of the songwriter(s)
Pre-Order Start Date (For Beatport pack only) - If the track will be available for pre-ordering on Beatport select the start date.
f, 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 be changed to a green tick sign, then you need to select the snippet. Snippets are used for Youtube and Soundcloud. You have three choices:
1, Use the full track
2, Crop from the full track
3, Upload manually.
If you chose "Crop from full track" you need to enter: Crop starts from (in seconds) and Crop length (in seconds).
When everything completed you can see this status of the track:
If you'd like to add more tracks, you only need to repeat these steps.
In case you'd like to edit the track, delete the files just click on the green square in the track section.