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Thanks everyone for your questions and requests about All Saints Radio! In conjunction with helping artists we also want to make sure that our listeners are getting the best radio show on planet earth. And we’re working on that (seriously, we are). Before you send your information and music, please take a look at the requirements for submission to Team ASR!
We prefer that your music must be registered with a performing rights organization such as ASCAP, BMI and or SESAC.
ASCAP stands for The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) which is a not-for-profit performance rights organization that protects its members’ musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Broadcast Music, Inc. or BMI is a global leader in rights management, collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters, composers & music publishers.
SESAC, Inc. is a performing rights organization with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. SESAC represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR MUSIC REGISTERED WITH BDS OR MEDIABASE. What is Mediabase?
Mediabase is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections. This is important because if your music isn’t registered you don’t get paid!
Your music must be copyrighted. What is Copyright?
Copyrights are huge in the music industry. Everywhere you turn when dealing with music you will come across different copyright laws and requirements. That said, it is extremely important for you to know and understand what is all involved in copyrights. You will also need to know how to obtain one to protect the music that you and your band create. This is relatively simple and most of the forms can be found at the US Copyright Office website, www.copyright.gov.
You need to send an EPK. What is an EPK?
An electronic press kit (or “EPK”) is a press kit equivalent in electronic form. In business, electronic press kits are more commonly referred to as online or electronic media kits. They are used to promote artists and businesses via mass media. (Must be .DOC, .PDF or similar Format)
* You MUST send clean music; if your music isn’t clean by industry standard then your submission will be voided.
* If you have management, your manger and/or CEO of Label will need to communicate with radio about you’re project.
* Your song submission must be from an upcoming album or mixtape and be available to the public either online or at a retail outlet
* You must have some visual on your project via YouTube, VIMEO or equivalent.
* You must have your song submission on Soundcloud.com, YouTube or any other site where your downloads can be tracked. (Limelinx links will not be accepted.)
* You must have a 3-6 month plan for your project and be ready to discuss it with radio.
So there you have it. We’re looking forward to sharing your music with the ASR family! SUBMIT YOUR REGISTERED MUSIC (via.WAV): AllSaintsRadio@gmail.com