Here is an overview of how our system works:
We have two digital download systems for broadcasters to use based on the file size that they need for their stations. The first is www.RadioMusicAM.com and it provides MP3’s at 128K. The second system is RadioMusicFM.com and it provides MP3’s at 320K. RadioMusicFM is a much larger system and has about 8 times as many users as the AM network has. As more and more stations upgrade their broadcasting equipment we expect to see that trend continue but we plan to continue providing service to the smaller stations as well the larger ones for as long as they need it.
To have a song included in our RadioMusicAM and RadioMusicFM services you need to take 3 steps. You purchase a song release to radio, submit your information and the song information and you upload your music file to us (or mail a cd to us.)
Step 1 – You purchase a single song radio release. That song is added to our system for broadcasters and it stays in the system for 12 months.
Step 2 – You submit your artist/song/songwriter/publishing/record label information. We have a link for the submission form and when you fill it out make sure you click the submit button at the very bottom or we won’t receive your information!
Step 3 – You upload a WAV file or an MP3 ripped directly from a cd at 320K using our special upload link. You upload your cd cover (jpeg image at least 600 pixels) and an artist profile picture using the same upload link. (Or you can mail a cd to us and we will rip the song file and scan the cd cover for you at no additional cost.)
We add your song and set up an artist profile page in our system that is accessed by radio broadcasters around the world. After more than 10 years of weekly providing new radio releases to stations we have cultivated relationships with dis, program directors and syndicated radio show hosts broadcasting on over 3400 radio stations.
These users log in to our system daily previewing music for possible airplay and downloading songs that they wish to add to their playlists.
Songs are automatically charted on our automated charting system based on the number of stations previewing and downloading the music during the charting periods and we publish those results weekly and monthly. If a song did not have any previews or downloads that week it will not be seen on the weekly charting page.
IMPORTANT: We are exclusively a delivery system of music to radio stations. WE DO NOT TRACK OR OFFER TRACKING SERVICES FOR MUSIC RELEASED IN OUR SYSTEM. In other words we cannot tell you which stations are playing your music. That work requires the use of a tracking service who makes phone calls and surveys to the stations and rely on participation of those stations with specific reporting of specific airplay. Most of these tracking services survey a limited number of stations that report to specific charts in printed publications. Most charge a monthly fee for that service.
Why We Started This Service:
As the numbers of charting stations began to drop dramatically about ten years ago we begin getting contacts weekly from stations frustrated that they could no longer get music service. We solved that problem by offering a free download service for the stations that the record labels, music comp services and independent artists would pay for. Instead of mailing out a couple thousand disks to radio stations at a huge cost or by having to drastically cut the mailing lists to save money these labels, promoters and independent artists use our affordable and effective service to save hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars.