Getting ready to submit your release? Ideally we would like to receive all digital assets at least 4 weeks before release date.
Please see below all technical specifications for art and audio files. For physical release such as CDs or LPs please contact your SRG/ILS Label Rep to discuss procedures for these formats.
Release Meta Data Sheet:
Click here to download the meta data form. This form is required for every release, please fill out as best you can. If you are unsure of what to put in a field contact your label rep.
Cover Art Guidelines:
All cover art must be a LZW compressed TIFF
CMYK, RGB or Grayscale Color mode
If CMYK, cannot have an Alpha Channel
If RGB, cannot have more than 1 Alpha Channel
Aspect Ratio: 1
Number of Layers: 1
Minimum Recommended Cover Art Specs:
Cover Art Size: 3000 x 3000 pixels
Resolution: 300 DPI
If you have more specific questions about artwork, please contact your label rep.
All audio files must be 16 bit (sample size), 44.1 kHz (sample rate), 1411 kbps (bit rate) stereo WAV files.
VEVO (If Requested):
Video File Format: .mov (preferred), .mp4, .mpg, .avi
Video Codec: h264 (preferred), Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, DVCPRO HD, XDCAM HD, HDV
Frame Rate: 23.98 fps (preferred), 29.97 fps
Resolution: 1920×1080 or 1280×720
Audio Settings: AAC 44.1K stereo, Linear PCM 16-bit 48K Stereo, AAC 16-bit 44K Stereo
Field Dominance: None
APPLE MUSIC (If Requested):
Video Codec: Apple ProRes
Spotify For Artists
Spotify allows artists, managers and labels to update the look of artist pages with bios, images, playlists and various other ways. You are also able to get up to the minute stats about streams and who is listening and where. Follow this link and follow the instruction to claim your page. https://artists.spotify.com