The LE Weekend Recommendations – Nov 3, 2012

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The weekend is always a great time to search for new tunes for your playlists and gigs, we selected 5 tracks you should definitely know about. Yenn – Happy Dirt (Unix (UK) Remix) [Noobish Records] Preview Track Noobish Records is celebrating their 100th release and what better way to do it than with a masterful release from label owner Yenn. …

iTunes and Beatport’s Holidays delivery schedule and shutdown

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As you know we are now getting very close to the end of the year holidays, we have received information from both, iTunes and Beatport on when they will be closed and by when you guys need to submit the releases in order to appear live on time. Please read this and keep it in mind ahead of your Thanksgiving …

Potential Delays with iTunes releases

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Due to a pricing error by iTunes that has delayed the launch of iTunes 11 that was supposed to happen this week, we are experiencing delays on releases going live on time. We are working with Apple to make sure all releases go live as soon as possible but please keep in mind it’s not in our hands anymore. We …

Label Engine’s Halloween picks

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Halloween has always been a very popular “holiday”.  The creative (and not so creative sometimes) costumes and carved pumpkins has been a tradition since the mid-1930s and will probably be around for as long as humanity exists (2012 anyone?). DJs take the time to craft special sets for their Halloween gigs every year so we thought it would be appropriate …

Accounting Basics – Expenses

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The various costs incurred when putting out a release can quickly amount up to a large amount of money, not to mention all those pesky Label Engine subscription fees! The expenses section allows you to keep track of all these costs and fees and also pass on some of the expense to your artists if your label policy requires it. …

Lazy Rich discusses Label Engine with Magnetic Magazine

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Label Engine founder Richard Billis aka Lazy Rich took sometime off his busy schedule to discuss Label Engine in an interview with LA based Magnetic Magazine. Have a read to find out more about how Label Engine came about, how he balances his DJ/Producer career with his passion for programming and whats LE’s ultimate goal. “the Label Engine Platform: A platform for …

Changes to the subscription payment methods

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In an effort to better control our subscription accounts and to prevent high accumulative fees from stacking up in your account, we have made some changes on how the system for subscriptions will work, effective immediately. Unless you add additional credit, subscriptions will now end automatically after the three month subscription period has completed. Don’t worry, all of your uploaded data will …

Label Engine & Plug.dj present Hirshee & Ryan Enzed Oct 24

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If you guys are still not familiar with plug.dj, plug.dj is a real-time social media experience combining music and video discovery in a fun and interactive online environment, complete with dancing avatars to match people’s personalities. In September we hosted the first event to great success, over 1,200 of you joined us throughout the 4 hours the event went for and because …

Accounting Basics – Allocating Royalties

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The allocation screen can be a little daunting when you first use it, however it really is very straightforward. When a lot of labels begin using their system they think that we will automatically be able to do their accounts for them, however this unfortunately is not the case and it can require a substantial investment of time get things …

Accounting Basics – Templates

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As your label grows, you will notice that you have more and more royalties to allocate each quarter. To speed up the allocation of royalties you can use Label Engine’s template system. Templates are used to specify what percentage of an original track goes to the original artist(s), what percentage goes to other companies, and what percentage goes to the …