Read this article to find out what Copyright Owner(s), Release Date, Release Country, and other details correspond to when uploading your next release.
Primary Artist: Add your artist name exactly as you wish it to appear
Featured Artist(s): Add featured artists separated by commas
- Track-specific artists can be added in second step on form
Release Title: The title of your musical monument
- Track-specific titles can be added in second step of form if there is more than 1 track
Custom Label: Releasing music to some DSP's requires you to have a label. Artist Republik is the default label but you can customize this if needed. This does not mean that Artist Republik owns any rights to your music. *When distributing to the Traxsource and Beatport, TWO releases or more a month are required by their store to use a custom label.
Genre/Sub Genre: The genre of music that your release falls under. Matching genres accurately means better chances of being placed on playlists.
Release Type: Single (1 track), Album (5+ tracks), Mixtape/EP (2+ tracks)
Release date: Select the date this release should go on sale (at least 2 weeks from today). If you are switching distributors and need to match the Release Date in the metadata, reach out via our Help Center.
Release Country: The country in which you are releasing from. Automatically, Artist Republik distributes worldwide.
Copyright Owner(s): Do you have full rights to publish and monetize off of this release? If not, include the Copyright holder(s) here. Leaving this blank does not mean that Artist Republik owns any rights to your music.
Explicit: Does this track contain explicit content like profanity or language that is considered offensive or not suitable for children? If so, check the "yes" box. *There are a handful of countries that will not accept music with explicit content.
DSP(s): Digital Streaming Platform (DSP) - Which stores you want to sell your music on and earn streaming royalties from?
Audio File(s): To be accepted by DSPs, audio files must be in .wav format, 16 bit (sample size) and 44.1 kHz (sample rate)