DIGITAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTIONAre you an independent artist?
As an independent record label, getting your music into the biggest online music stores can be a painful and tedious process. But worry no more - if you are reading this you have already found the solution you're looking for!
Label Engine's Premium Distribution service makes it easier than ever to remain independent and save you valuable time and money. Our top-notch system allows you to organize and manage the day to day tasks of running a business. From Distribution to Accounting and Promotion, and everything in-between, you can see the progress and growth of your music in just one place!
Regardless of the size of your label or what stage of your career you are in, Label Engine has a distribution option that can help you accomplish your goals.
Get your music into the stores that matter
We have exceptional deals with over 100 stores worldwide, including iTunes, Beatport, Spotify, Amazon and Youtube to name just a few. We can help you reach the fans that are waiting for your music.
Our customer support is second to none - a team of experienced entrepreneurs, record label owners and artists. We understand your needs because they are our needs too. No email or question goes unanswered, ever!
Additionally, we have a wide range of tools that can make your life that much easier and we are always working on the next feature to rewrite the rules of music business... again.
How much does it cost?
We take a small 15% fee from your net royalties. There are no other costs and we promise you wont find a better deal anywhere else.
What are the benefits?
In addition to our Premium Distribution tools, each label accepted for Premium Distribution will be given free access to our promotion, accounting and demo management tools, a saving of almost $480.00 USD each year.
How do I get paid?
We send royalty reports monthly (first Monday of the month) - you can request payment by Paypal, Bank Transfer or Check / Cheque at anytime once you have met the minimum payment threshold of $100.00 USD.
What stores are included?
We currently distribute to over 100 stores including Beatport, itunes, Spotify, Traxsource, Amazon, Youtube, Soundcloud and many more. See below for a full list. *
* Opt-in required for Soundcloud, Audible-Magic.
Do you provide UPC / ISRC Codes?
Yes we do and we don't charge you a penny for them, or you can use your own if you prefer.
I don't have a label / I'm an independent artist, can I use Premium Distribution to sell my music?
No, unfortunately certain stores included in our Premium Distribution service require you to have an established/active record label but you can always use our Distribution On Demand service!
Premium Distribution Features
- Upload your music directly to over 100 stores worldwide including Beatport, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and Youtube
- Keep 85% of your royalties
- No set-up fees, no distribution fees, no subscription fees
- Get detailed monthly royalty reports and request payments at any time via Paypal, Bank Transfer or Check / Cheque
- Free ISRC and UPC Codes
- Daily sales reporting for participating stores (including Beatport,iTunes, Amazon and Google Play)
- Share live sales reports with arists using a secure URL
- Automatic link retrieval for participating stores so you and your artists can promote your music as soon as it's released
- Chart tracking for participating stores showing daily positions on overall and genre charts
- Integrated Beatport DJ Chart feed to help you see which DJs are supporting your music
- Spotify statistics showing number of plays based on age, gender or location.
- Automated accounting - create and send artist statements directly from your monthly royalty reports
- Detailed analytics - monitor sales trends and analyse artist performance by store, country or genre
- Use 'Label Engine Connect' to negotiate deals with Youtube promoters and get your music heard
- Import your music directly from FUGA or Beatport - we'll help you get your full back catalogue delivered to all stores
Every label accepted for our Premium Distribution service will be given free access to our promotion, accounting and demo management tools - a saving of almost $480.00 USD each year.
- Customizable promo page and email template for each of your labels - add your label logo and colours
- Recipients have access to our fully featured promo system allowing easy access to your label's promos with a useful search and a choice of delivery options and download methods
- Send unlimited promo emails to DJs/Tastemakers/Radio Stations/Blogs with no download limits or bandwidth restrictions
- Send your promos instantly or at a specified time - set a date for reminders to be sent or give recipients a unique link via social media
- Create previews of tracks so recipients can skip intros and outros
- Attach press packages, videos or additional artwork
- Include existing recipient feedback for a release in future campaigns
- Easily manage your contact lists and import them directly from Outlook
- Enter recipient social media profiles to get updated stats daily
- Choose to receive email notifications once a recipient has left feedback, or view an overview of activity with our promotion dashboard
- Get all the information you need to analyze your campaigns with detailed graphs and analytics
- Share live feedback with artists using a secure URL
- Download detailed PDF reports including all statistics, quotes and feedback to share with your artists or press
- Follow to Download - build up your social media presence be allowing free downloads of your tracks to those who sign in with Twitter, Soundcloud or Spotify. Viewers of your customizable page will automatically follow up to 5 specified accounts before being given download access. Link your Soundcloud account to allow viewers to automatically like and repost tracks
- Share your music directly from your Label Engine account to YouTube - videos can be made automatically using your release artwork
- Share password protected files with peers and friends
- Embedded Players - Place your music on your own website with our customizable widget
- Topple Track - Protect your tracks from illegal downloads at reduced prices with our integrated system
- 1001 Tracklists - Keep an eye on which DJs are playing your tracks with feed integration and alerts from 1001Tracklists.com
- Podcast Hosting - Upload unlimited episodes, display them on a customizable page and create iTunes Podcast rss feeds automatically
- Upload royalty statements from any store or distributor in txt, csv or excel format, in any currency
- Create and save your own templates to process statements in seconds - set up pre-allocations or approve matches based on past actions
- Assign royalties to clients based on individual contracts or keep an ongoing balance.
- Separate royalties by store, country or by media type (streaming / download / ad-revenue etc.)
- Handle YouTube Ad-Revenue statements and correlate with asset files - link videos to releases, display video and channel data
- Record label sales and expenses
- Pay artists advances and fees
- Send professional and detailed statements to your clients - receive alerts once invoices have been submitted and pay them instantly using our Paypal integration
- Record licensing agreements and use them to allocate royalties - get alerts when reports are received from other labels
- Brand emails, reports and invoices with your own logo
- Send invoices and request payments
- Monitor your label's finances with detailed graphs and analytics - monitor trends and artist performance over time by genre, country or release
Demo Management Features
- Customizable demo submission page for each of your labels - add your label logo and colours
- Option to embed your demo page within your own website
- Demos sent to your unique email address are automatically parsed for demos, all other emails are forwarded to you
- Waveform images or Soundcloud players are shown for every demo
- Choose to receive email alerts each time a demo is uploaded
- View social media stats for submitting artists - add favorite artists to your watch list to prioritise their demos
- Ability to block artists based on email or IP address
- Create automated replies and send responses to artists with a single click
- Sort demos into folders and add comments to manage them effectively
- Easy music management using our "FTP Repository" - upload your wave, flac, aiff or mp3 files through a browser or over ftp, or import them directly from Beatport, Baseware or FUGA
- Easily make compilations from existing releases with our Compilation Builder tool
- Upload your music directly to your Soundcloud account
- Create additional user logins with unique permissions to run your label as a team
- Schedule system to keep track of events - set up reminders via email or dashboard notification
"Label Engine has made running my label fun again - now I only have to think about the music!"
OUR STORE PARTNERS
Simply sign up for a Label Engine account and apply for Premium Distribution - no subscription is required.