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Step By Step Process to Distributing Your Music with S.D.Y.P The Movement

Updated: Dec 16, 2019

Step 1 . File Preparation ( Preparing Audio File & Cover Art )


NOW YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET TO GO TO STEP 2


Step 2 . Create Release






NOW YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET TO GO TO STEP 3 : Section 1. Release Info

Step 3 . Section 1. Release Info


  • Click White Box to Upload your Cover Art

  • In Remix or Version box : Leave blank unless it is a Remix , Cover or New Version

  • In Artist Box: Next to Primary Artist ;type in Main Artist Name with exact spelling & Capitalization . Then click Add Artist .

  • If you would like to add other Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc; please go under same artist box & click arrow facing down right beside "Primary Artist " & select whatever you're adding ( i.e : Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc ). Next to it type in Name of (Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc ) Individual you're giving credit to with exact spelling & capitalization . Then Click Add Artist .

  • In Label Box : You can keep it as " S.D.Y.P The Movement ; unless you have an Imprint , Label , Management , or Distribution Company.

  • In Primary Genre Box: You must select a primary genre . In Secondary Genre Box : if you have a secondary genre this is where you put your secondary genre but it isn't mandatory that you select one .

  • In Language Box : You must select language of Single , EP , & Album

  • In Explicit Language Box : You must check box if there is any explicit content on cover art or in lyrics .

  • In Album Format Box : Select the type of release and let us know if this release is a Single , EP ,or Album .

  • In Release UPC Code Box : You can leave it blank and leave box beside it checked so we can provide your UPC Code for free .

  • In Reference Number Box : You can leave it blank and leave box beside it checked so we can provide your Reference Number for free .

  • In Global Release Identifier Box : You can leave this blank .

  • In Release Description Box : You can leave this blank ; but if you have a press release , review , or write up on this release please add it here .

  • Please Click save in the bottom right corner


Before leaving screen please make sure click save at the bottom right corner or you will have everything




NOW YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET TO GO TO STEP 4 : Section 2. Licenses

Step 4 . Section 2. Licenses

  • In Price Category Box : You Select the Price of Your Release

  • In Digital Release Date Box : Select your Release Date ( We advise clients to select a release date 4-6 weeks out )

  • In Original Release Date Box : You can put it the same as Digital Release Date unless you've had this release out before .

  • In License Holder & (P) copyright for sound recordings* Box : Put Your Name or Your Company Name / S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC OR you can put your name or your company name , Under Exclusive license to S.D.Y.P The Movement , LLC ( EXAMPLES : ABC RECORDINGS / S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC or ABC RECORDINGS , Under Exclusive License to S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC )

  • Please Click save in the bottom right corner

Before leaving screen please make sure click save at the bottom right corner or you will have everything

NOW YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET TO GO TO STEP 5 : Section 3. Tracks

Step 5 . Section 3. Tracks


  • Click From Computer to upload wav file from phone , tablet , or computer

  • In Remix or Version box : Leave blank unless it is a Remix , Cover or New Version

  • In Artist Box: Next to Primary Artist ;type in Main Artist Name with exact spelling & Capitalization . Then click Add Artist .

  • If you would like to add other Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc; please go under same artist box & click arrow facing down right beside "Primary Artist " & select whatever you're adding ( i.e : Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc ). Next to it type in Name of (Primary Artist(s) , Featured Artist(s) ,Composer(s) , Producer(s) , Publisher(s) , & etc ) Individual you're giving credit to with exact spelling & capitalization . Then Click Add Artist .

  • In Primary Genre Box: You must select a primary genre . In Secondary Genre Box : if you have a secondary genre this is where you put your secondary genre but it isn't mandatory that you select one .

  • In ISRC Code Box : You can leave it blank and leave box beside it checked so we can provide your ISRC Code for free .

  • In ISWC Code Box : You can leave it blank if you don't have it

  • In (P) Publishing rights Box : Put Your Name or Your Company Name / S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC OR you can put your name or your company name , Under Exclusive license to S.D.Y.P The Movement , LLC ( EXAMPLES : ABC RECORDINGS / S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC or ABC RECORDINGS , Under Exclusive License to S.D.Y.P The Movement, LLC )

  • In Lyric Box : You can leave blank if you don't have your lyrics ; but if you do have your lyrics this is where you place it .

  • In Explicit Box : You must check box if there is any explicit content on cover art or in lyrics .

  • In Language Box : You must select language of Single , EP , & Album

  • In Availability Seperately Box : Please check if you want it to available seperate from Album

  • In Notes Box : Please leave blank if you don't have notes for this track

  • Please Click save in the bottom right corner

Before leaving screen please make sure click save at the bottom right corner or you will have everything


NOW YOU SHOULD BE ALL SET TO GO TO STEP 5 : Section 4. Preview & Distribute

Step 5 . Section 4. Preview & Distribute


  • At this point you would have to validate release or you will be ready to distribute release

  • If it says Validate Release that means you have fix a few things

  • Once it says Distribute this Release you can click it and submit ti to all stores then distribute release to those stores .

  • Please make sure you check out


Now you're all set ; you just have to wait for our Quality Control to Approve Release .