Our Services

Mechanical Rights Clearance

  • Necessary research to determine copyright holders of disclosed underlying musical compositions
  • Direct negotiation with the Harry Fox Agency or copyright holders to obtain digital licenses
  • Drafting of necessary paperwork to serve and/or complete a license request
  • Service of timely compulsory license notifications of intent

Digital Distribution

  • Preparation of all data to adhere to metadata requirements
  • Conversion of Art and Audio files
  • Assignment of ISRC, UPC, Record Number and other necessary tracking codes
  • Timely delivery of content to the desired digital stores that meet the following provisions:
    • Cover Art meets the specification detailed below
    • Successfully obtained licenses for all underlying compositions
    • Sound masters meets the specification detailed below

Royalty Administration

  • Monthly artist reports preparation and online delivery
  • Monthly statement and payment for compulsory licenses
  • Quarterly copyright holder accounting for direct licenses
  • On-demand disbursement requests for all balances the meet the following provisions:
    • recipient has provides a destination for the royalties to be sent
    • the balance exceeds a $10 payment threshold
    • recipient has provided the appropriate tax form: W-9 Form (US-based) or W8-BEN Form (non-US-based)

Cover Art Specifications

  • Minimum dimensions are 1500 x 1500 pixels, 24-bit RGB color
  • Acceptable file formats are PSD, PNG, JPG and TIF

Sound Master Specification

  • All music uploaded must be uncompressed audio files
  • Acceptable file formats are: .WAV, .FLAC, .AIF, .AIFF
  • We recommend the following specifications: 16 bit or higher bit depth and 44.1 kHz or higher sample rate

Last modified April 8, 2013