This will walk you through creating your first release.
Master copy of at least 1 track in WAV format (44.1kHz+, 16bit or 24bit, Stereo)
Artwork for the release in JPEG format 3000x3000 pixels 72dpi preferred
You must have rights to distribute this track (copyright ownership)
You must have already completed Part 2: Setting up your label
Read over our meta-data style-guide to understand best-practices for track titles, artist names, cat numbers, ISRC's, UPC's, album descriptions, etc..
To launch the Album Editor, navigate to Catalog > Create new release or click the plus (+) sign on the toolbar on the releases table.
The Album Editor will look like this:
Set the release title & artist, as well as the track title & artist, plus all other other mandatory fields (see below for the list of mandatory fields).
To select a track, click the track's tab on the left pane.
To add additional tracks click the "Add Track" button.
Next to each track in the left pane, click on the track you have in mind, and you will see an "upload" button appear under the track name. Click the upload button and select the WAV file from your hard drive. The upload should start immediately and a progress bar will appear.
We require the following fields to prepare a release for delivery. If you have questions about any of these fields, check the tooltips next to each field on the Album Editor to get more info.
Here are a few relevant links to our meta-data style guide to help you with fields related to releases and tracks.
Click Save -- Now that you have finished creating your album, it's time to move on to Part 4: Creating a distribution order.