What do I need to upload my songs? Actually not much! If you are already being distributed in the big streaming services, you will only need the Spotify link to your band. If not, no worries, you just need the following:
+ Your Release Info
Your EP or Album name and year of creation. Simple like that!
+ Your cover art
In sum, try to upload the largest image you can!
Extra points if you have it in 3000x3000 px. And of course, it must not be of low quality or pixelated.
Oh! Your cover must not contain any links, social media info or brand logos on it, otherwise it will not be accepted by our Moderation Team.
Rejected covers will be replaced by a generic cover and we will proceed with the upload process. Once the release has been fully distributed, you will be able to change the generic cover for a suitable one at will.
+ Your audio files
The audio files for that specific album or EP, it doesn’t matter the format.
Extra points if you have them in mp3, 320kbps, 44.100Hz and 16bit. But if your files don’t follow these standards, no problem, we will make it happen for you!
+ Your influences
At least three artists that influenced your work the most! These are important to give our musical AI a kick-start on classifying your music.
+ Did you really create you music? Copyright checklist
If you have any doubt regarding the extent of your rights in any sounds, you should consult with a suitably qualified lawyer before uploading anything to Magroove or making any claims or counter-claims regarding your rights. However, as a general guide, here are some of the issues you might want to consider before uploading anything to Magroove.
Please note: This page provides some basic information about copyright. However, nothing on this page constitutes legal advice – please do not treat it as legal advice or as a substitute for legal advice. Please consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any matters related to copyright.
Can you answer “yes” to all of the following questions?
Did you compose the music yourself?
Did you write the lyrics yourself?
Did you record and produce the track yourself or do you have permission from the producer or record label that made the recording?
Do you have written permission from all copyright owners to use any samples contained in the track?
Can you answer “no” to all of the following questions?
Were you signed to a record label when you recorded the track?
Do you have a publishing deal?
Are you a member of a performing rights organization or collecting society?
Have you licensed your track to anyone else?
Does the track contain the entirety or any part of someone else's song(s)? Is it based on someone else’s song(s)?
Does the recording contain any music or excerpts from other copyright works (e.g. movie dialogue) or any speeches or recites from scripts, plays or books (other than one written by you)
+ (Optional) Your ISRC codes
If your songs already have ISRCs assigned, you will need them. If they don't, don't worry, we'll create them for you.
+ (Optional) Extra info about your songs
Does your work have content that could be considered “explicit”? Was someone else featured or invited to any songs? You will need these info in the last upload step!