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Submitting Music To Us

Published: Feb 18th, 2011 | Author: Add Comment

 

Please make sure that you follow our Submission Guideline (see below) when preparing your music to submit to us.  You can download the Submission Guideline using the link to the right if you want to always have a copy on hand.
Submission Guidelines


As of January 1, 2010, we can no longer accept music that does not conform to our Submission Guidelines so please use these Submission Guidelines when sending music to us.

 

♦  Accepted Music Formats:    MP3 & AIF

  • MP3 files should be 320 kbps * /44.1 KHz Stereo or Joint Stereo  * Please use Constant Bit Rate when encoding your MP3 files.
  • AIF files should be 16 bit/44.1 KHz Stereo

Please do not submit the following:  iTunes Files (.m4a or .aac)  /  Windows Media) Files (.wma) /  Wave Files (.wav)


Lyrics:

  • Lyric sheets are required for submissions unless it is instrumental only music.
  • Please attach the lyric to your email as a file, do not paste lyric into email.
  • Lyric files should be Word Documents (.doc)  /  Portable Document Files (.pdf)  /  Rich Text Files (.rtf)   /  Text Files (.txt)

Please do not send Apple/Mac Pages Files (.pages)


File Naming:

  • File Naming for MP3’s, AIF’s & Lyrics should conform to proper English upper & lowercase letters and should be the full complete title without any abbreviations.

Please do not use ALL CAPS!


 




File Tagging / Metadata

  • All MP3 & AIF files should have the following metadata already tagged into them.

* This information should also conform to proper English upper & lowercase letters without any abbreviations.

 

 

 

♦  Minimum Metadata Required:

Name    ←    Song Title

Artist    ←    Singer or Band

Year    ←    Year the song was composed

Composer    ←    All songwriters, First & Last Name
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metadata


♦  Submission Protocol:

  • Even if you are only submitting a rough demo, please make sure that you follow this guideline.
  • Without knowing what file is going to be forwarded and to whom, this guideline will ensure that all bases are covered.

 

♦  Returned Submissions:

  • Submissions that DO NOT meet these guidelines will be discarded.