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Before starting your application with Music Roo, please ensure that you have all of the required information and content ready to go. Below is a list of all of everything you will need to get started.

Sign Up Requirments

Music: Single Requirments


Artist Information Legal Name Artist / Band Name Only list your name, stage name, or band name. Do not include anyone else's name (without their permission), label name, "Presents...", etc. Don't list featured artists here. Instead, put featured artists in your song titles. Use "Title Case". Stores will reject ALL CAPS, all-lowercase, and wEiRd caps. Street Address Email Primary Phone Number PayPal Account Link Information/ Content for Distribution Music Genre You may select both a primary Genre and Secondary Genre if desired. Artist/ Band Name Single Title NOTES : If you have a featured artists: Use the word feat. with names separated by ampersand & commas. Example: Sweetest Girl (feat. Jay Sean, Katy Perry & Tom Jones) Parts or volumes: If your song has "Part 1", "Volume 2", etc., use a comma, then the word "Pt." or "Vol.” Example: I will always love you, Pt. 2 Instrumental/remix/versioning: If the title needs an explanatory word, put it in parentheses. Example: Holiday (instrumental) Multiple parentheses: Titles can only have 1 set of parentheses. If you need more, use brackets instead. Example: C'mon (Catch 'Em by Surprise) [David Guetta remix] [feat. Britney Spears] Cover songs: If a cover, remix, or mashup, do not include the original artist's name here. Example: Bad Capitalization: Use standard "Title case" for your language. Don't use all-lowercase or wEiRd capitalisations Release Date If it's important that your music go live on a specific date (in all chosen stores at the same time), choose a release date at least four weeks in the future. If you choose a release date less than four weeks in advance, there's a chance your album could still be stuck in a stores' review queue (or some other unforeseen delay) when your release date comes around. UPC / EAN Code (If available) UPC stands for "Universal Product Code." It is a unique code used to identify a product, such as an album or single.If you don’t already have a UPC code for your music, we will generate one for you during the distribution process.
ISRC Code If available. If you don't all ready hvae an ISRC code then one will be generated for you. Language Does the Track Contain Explicit Lyrics? Yes/no Label Name If Available Which Services you would Distribution to. Itunes, Apple Music, Shazam, Deezer, Google Play, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon, Claro Music, Pandora Audio File Audio files should be WAV, MP3, AIFF, CDDA, MP4 (m4a), Windows Media (WMA), or FLAC. If you're sending a WAV, we accept up to 24-bit, 96 kHz, or less. 16-bit, 44.1 kHz . However .WAV is preferred. The maximum size that Music Roo will accept is 250MB. Single Artwork File Album art should be a perfectly square jpeg, 3000x3000 pixels. If you artwork is smaller, or rectangular, we’ll automatically fix it for you, but there’s a risk that our fixed version won’t look exactly as you intended.

Stores will reject artwork that contains A website address (URL) Twitter name The terms 'Exclusive' or 'Limited Edition' Any image that's blurry, pixelated, rotated, or poor quality Unlicensed/stock photography Prices Store logos (such as iTunes or Spotify) Nudity References to physical media (example: "CD" or "Compact Disc") Also, please do not use the same artwork for multiple albums. Duplicate album art may be rejected. You Must Confirm the Following: Confirm that you agree to your price structure. You recorded this music, and I am authorized to sell it in stores worldwide & collect all royalties. If this song is a cover and if so you agree to the mechanical license price structure. You are not using any other artist's name in my name, song titles, or album title, without their approval. You have read and agreed to the terms of the Music Roo Distribution Agreement




Music: E.P


Artist Information Legal Name Artist / Band Name Only list your name, stage name, or band name. Do not include anyone else's name (without their permission), label name, "Presents...", etc. Don't list featured artists here. Instead, put featured artists in your song titles. Use "Title Case". Stores will reject ALL CAPS, all-lowercase, and wEiRd caps. Street Address Email Primary Phone Number PayPal Account Link Information/ Content for Distribution Music Genre You may select both a primary Genre and Secondary Genre if desired. Artist/ Band Name E.P Title Song Title's NOTES : If you have a featured artists: Use the word feat. with names separated by ampersand & commas. Example: Sweetest Girl (feat. Jay Sean, Katy Perry & Tom Jones) Parts or volumes: If your song has "Part 1", "Volume 2", etc., use a comma, then the word "Pt." or "Vol.” Example: I will always love you, Pt. 2 Instrumental/remix/versioning: If the title needs an explanatory word, put it in parentheses. Example: Holiday (instrumental) Multiple parentheses: Titles can only have 1 set of parentheses. If you need more, use brackets instead. Example: C'mon (Catch 'Em by Surprise) [David Guetta remix] [feat. Britney Spears] Cover songs: If a cover, remix, or mashup, do not include the original artist's name here. Example: Bad Capitalization: Use standard "Title case" for your language. Don't use all-lowercase or wEiRd capitalisations. Release Date If it's important that your music go live on a specific date (in all chosen stores at the same time), choose a release date at least four weeks in the future. If you choose a release date less than four weeks in advance, there's a chance your album could still be stuck in a stores' review queue (or some other unforeseen delay) when your release date comes around. UPC / EAN Code (If available) UPC stands for "Universal Product Code." It is a unique code used to identify a product, such as an album or single.If you don’t already have a UPC code for your music, we will generate one for you during the distribution process.
ISRC Code If available. If you don't all ready hvae an ISRC code then one will be generated for you. Language Does the Track Contain Explicit Lyrics? Yes/no Label Name If Available Number of Tracks Stores consider a release to be an "EP, when it has:
4-6 tracks with a total running time of 30-minutes or less.
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1 to 3 tracks, with one track at least 10-minutes long, and a total running time of 30-minutes or less.


E.P Price The price of each individual track multiplied by the total number of tracks on the album. Price Per Track ¢.69 ¢99 ¢1.99 Which Services you would Distribution to. Itunes, Apple Music, Shazam, Deezer, Google Play, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon, Claro Music, Pandora Audio Files Audio files should be WAV, MP3, AIFF, CDDA, MP4 (m4a), Windows Media (WMA), or FLAC. If you're sending a WAV, we accept up to 24-bit, 96 kHz, or less. 16-bit, 44.1 kHz . However .WAV is preferred. The maximum size that Music Roo will accept is 250MB. E.P Artwork File Album art should be a perfectly square jpeg, 3000x3000 pixels. If you artwork is smaller, or rectangular, we’ll automatically fix it for you, but there’s a risk that our fixed version won’t look exactly as you intended.

Stores will reject artwork that contains: A website address (URL) Twitter name The terms 'Exclusive' or 'Limited Edition' Any image that's blurry, pixelated, rotated, or poor quality Unlicensed/stock photography Prices Store logos (such as iTunes or Spotify) Nudity References to physical media (example: "CD" or "Compact Disc") Also, please do not use the same artwork for multiple albums. Duplicate album art may be rejected. You Must Confirm the Following: Confirm that you agree to your price structure. You recorded this music, and I am authorized to sell it in stores worldwide & collect all royalties. If this song is a cover and I agree to the mechanical license price structure. I'm not using any other artist's name in my name, song titles, or album title, without their approval. I have read and agreed to the terms of the Music Roo Distribution Agreement




Music: Album


Artist Information Legal Name Artist / Band Name Only list your name, stage name, or band name. Do not include anyone else's name (without their permission), label name, "Presents...", etc. Don't list featured artists here. Instead, put featured artists in your song titles. Use "Title Case". Stores will reject ALL CAPS, all-lowercase, and wEiRd caps. Street Address Email Primary Phone Number PayPal Account Link Information/ Content for Distribution Music Genre You may select both a primary Genre and Secondary Genre if desired. Artist/ Band Name Album Title NOTES : If you have a featured artists: Use the word feat. with names separated by ampersand & commas. Example: Sweetest Girl (feat. Jay Sean, Katy Perry & Tom Jones) Parts or volumes: If your song has "Part 1", "Volume 2", etc., use a comma, then the word "Pt." or "Vol.” Example: I will always love you, Pt. 2 Instrumental/remix/versioning: If the title needs an explanatory word, put it in parentheses. Example: Holiday (instrumental) Multiple parentheses: Titles can only have 1 set of parentheses. If you need more, use brackets instead. Example: C'mon (Catch 'Em by Surprise) [David Guetta remix] [feat. Britney Spears] Cover songs: If a cover, remix, or mashup, do not include the original artist's name here. Example: Bad Capitalization: Use standard "Title case" for your language. Don't use all-lowercase or wEiRd capitalisations. Release Date If it's important that your music go live on a specific date (in all chosen stores at the same time), choose a release date at least four weeks in the future. If you choose a release date less than four weeks in advance, there's a chance your album could still be stuck in a stores' review queue (or some other unforeseen delay) when your release date comes around. UPC / EAN Code (If available) UPC stands for "Universal Product Code." It is a unique code used to identify a product, such as an album or single.If you don’t already have a UPC code for your music, we will generate one for you during the distribution process.
ISRC Code If available. If you don't all ready hvae an ISRC code then one will be generated for you. Language Does the Track Contain Explicit Lyrics? Yes/no Label Name If Available Number of Tracks Stores consider a release to be an Album, when it has 6 tracks or more with a total running time longer than 30-minutes.

Album Price You may pick you own price for an album, however some stores like iTunes may automatically adjust the price to what it may feel is standard. Price Per Track ¢99 is considered standard. Which Services you would Distribution to. Itunes, Apple Music, Shazam, Deezer, Google Play, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon, Claro Music, Pandora Audio Files Audio files should be WAV, MP3, AIFF, CDDA, MP4 (m4a), Windows Media (WMA), or FLAC. If you're sending a WAV, we accept up to 24-bit, 96 kHz, or less. 16-bit, 44.1 kHz . However .WAV is preferred. The maximum size that Music Roo will accept is 250MB. Album Artwork File Album art should be a perfectly square jpeg, 3000x3000 pixels. If you artwork is smaller, or rectangular, we’ll automatically fix it for you, but there’s a risk that our fixed version won’t look exactly as you intended.

Stores will reject artwork that contains A website address (URL) Twitter name The terms 'Exclusive' or 'Limited Edition' Any image that's blurry, pixelated, rotated, or poor quality Unlicensed/stock photography Prices Store logos (such as iTunes or Spotify) Nudity References to physical media (example: "CD" or "Compact Disc") Also, please do not use the same artwork for multiple albums. Duplicate album art may be rejected. You Must Confirm the Following: Confirm that you agree to your price structure. You recorded this music, and I am authorized to sell it in stores worldwide & collect all royalties. If this song is a cover and I agree to the mechanical license price structure. I'm not using any other artist's name in my name, song titles, or album title, without their approval. I have read and agreed to the terms of the Music Roo Distribution Agreement




Video


Video Title/ Song Title Video File Music Roo supports the following video formats for upload: 3GPP, AVI, FLV, MOV, MPEG4, MPEGPS, WebM and WMV. MPEG4 commonly uses the . mp4 file extension. Video Link If Available Video Thumbnail Image 1280 pixels wide by 720 pixels tall, with a minimum width of 640 pixels. A ratio of 16:9 is ideal as it's used most often in YouTube players and previews.




Platform


Platform Information Artist Information Legal Name Artist / Band Name Only list your name, stage name, or band name. Do not include anyone else's name (without their permission), label name, "Presents...", etc. Don't list featured artists here. Instead, put featured artists in your song titles. Use "Title Case". Stores will reject ALL CAPS, all-lowercase, and wEiRd caps. Street Address Email Primary Phone Number PayPal Account Link Information/ Content for Distribution Music Genre You may select both a primary Genre and Secondary Genre if desired. Artist/ Band Name Single/ E.P/ Album Title NOTES : If you have a featured artists: Use the word feat. with names separated by ampersand & commas. Example: Sweetest Girl (feat. Jay Sean, Katy Perry & Tom Jones) Parts or volumes: If your song has "Part 1", "Volume 2", etc., use a comma, then the word "Pt." or "Vol.” Example: I will always love you, Pt. 2 Instrumental/remix/versioning: If the title needs an explanatory word, put it in parentheses. Example: Holiday (instrumental) Multiple parentheses: Titles can only have 1 set of parentheses. If you need more, use brackets instead. Example: C'mon (Catch 'Em by Surprise) [David Guetta remix] [feat. Britney Spears] Cover songs: If a cover, remix, or mashup, do not include the original artist's name here. Example: Bad Capitalization: Use standard "Title case" for your language. Don't use all-lowercase or wEiRd capitalisations Language Does the Track Contain Explicit Lyrics? Yes/no Number of Tracks

Album/ E.P/ Single's Price Price Per Track ¢99 is considered standard. Audio Files Audio files should be WAV, MP3, AIFF, CDDA, MP4 (m4a), Windows Media (WMA), or FLAC. If you're sending a WAV, we accept up to 24-bit, 96 kHz, or less. 16-bit, 44.1 kHz . However .WAV is preferred. The maximum size that Music Roo will accept is 250MB. Album Artwork File Album art should be a perfectly square jpeg, 3000x3000 pixels. If you artwork is smaller, or rectangular, we’ll automatically fix it for you, but there’s a risk that our fixed version won’t look exactly as you intended.



Domain and SEO SEO Select 5 key words related to your content to get traffic from search engines to your platform. Do you already own a domain name that you would like to use for your platform? Yes/No Do you authorize MusicRoo to redirect an existing domain name to your platform? Yes/No Domain Name Provider Example: Go Daddy, 1 and 1, Name.com... Domain Provider Log-in Music Roo requires the login and password information for the domain provider so that we can redirect the domain to your new platform. Domain Provider Password Music Roo requires the login and password information for the domain provider so that we can redirect the domain to your new platform.
Artwork Cover Image #1 This should be an image that you own or have rights to, either an image made by you or for you. The image should preferably be a promotional image for you or your music. It can also be a a royalty free image that you have bought the rights to from a service such as Shutterstock or Adobe. For the purpose of the images use on the website, it should be visually consistent with the other header images and or the album artwork. However, it should be a different image from album artwork. The preferable minimum size should be 1024 pixels by 256 pixels, at a resolution over 72. If your desired image doesn't match these requirements we will do our best to edit it to fit without loosing the images quality.
Background Color Please Provide a RGB Color Code Background Image The best website background image size is 1920 x 1080 pixels, according to Malama Online Marketing, and the ideal ratio is 16:9. The dpi (dots per inch) should be at least 72, yet you still want to keep the file size as small as possible to minimize site load times. Gallery Images Promotional and/ or preformance images to be included in your platforms image gallery. Artist Logo/ Logotype In this section we feature you or your bands name. This can be done in regular text with a font that you specify, or by using your pre- designed logo or logotype. The difference between a logo and logotype are listed below. Logos: A mark or symbol created for an individual, product, service, or company that translates the impression of the company it is representing.
Logotype: Any alphabetical configuration that is designed to identify by name an individual, product, service, publication or company.

Font Preference's You may select up to two Font choices.One for Header Text and One for Body Text. Platform Video Video Title/ Song Title Video File Music Roo supports the following video formats for upload: 3GPP, AVI, FLV, MOV, MPEG4, MPEGPS, WebM and WMV. MPEG4 commonly uses the . mp4 file extension. Video Link If Available Video Thumbnail Image 1280 pixels wide by 720 pixels tall, with a minimum width of 640 pixels. A ratio of 16:9 is ideal as it's used most often in YouTube players and previews. Artist/ Band Bio Biography Document Please upload your artist bio in the form of an editable document ( For example a Word doc.) Max 500 words. Social Media Information Name of SM Accounts SM Account Links In Some cases we may require Account log-in and passwords for security purposes. Social Media ID's These Id's are specifically required to integrate Facebook and Youtube to the platform. Facebook Page Name Example: @MusicRoo. (Cannot be your personal FB page.) Facebook Page ID To find your FB Id: click "settings" then "page info." Scroll to the bottom and copy your page ID under the field "Facebook Page ID." (Cannot be your personal FB page.) Youtube Page Name Youtube Page Link Youtube Page ID You'll see your channel's user and channel IDs under "Account information." Tour/ Gig Information If Available Please upload a document listing upcoming tour date that are to be included on your artist page. Please include the date, location, venue and ticket information. Contact This contact information will be be included on your artist platform. This address will be used for fans or promoters to contact you. Contact Name Your name or your management's name. Contact Email Your email address or your managments email address. You Must Confirm the Following: Confirm that you agree to your price structure. You recorded this music, and I am authorized to sell it in stores worldwide & collect all royalties. If this song is a cover and I agree to the mechanical license price structure. I'm not using any other artist's name in my name, song titles, or album title, without their approval. I have read and agreed to the terms of the Music Roo Distribution Agreement