Song Criteria


Music Curation
Licensing

These are the parameters you should follow before submitting your song:

  • Song max length: 7 minutes
    Longer songs must really grab everyone’s attention!
  • Format: mp3
    We only accept mp3 format.
  • mp3 max size: 20MB
    8MB average file size for a 3.5 (3min 30sec) song.
  • Bit Rate: 320kbps
    Max quality.
  • Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    Best compatibility results.
  • Metadata: Song Title, Musician or Band Name, Artwork
    Very important! Please visit ourHow To Add Metadata guide.

  • Metadata Language: English
    Important.
  • Mix & Mastering: Semipro (home studio) and Professional (recording studio) 
    Probably among the most influential factors of the curation process!
  • Compressor / Normalize:
    Optional.
  • Beat Depth: 16/24 Bits
    Optional.

** Music submitted will not be returned **

IMPORTANT READ: With regard to musical work performance rights for our stations, LA Underground Radio does not hold performance licenses with ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and GMR. By submitting music for consideration, submitting entities and individuals represent and warrant that submitted music has been registered with one of these three performing rights organizations only. Alternatively, if you are not a member of these organizations, you represent and warrant that you hold these rights personally and grant LA Underground Radio the right to broadcast your material. In addition, because we stream over the internet, by submitting music for consideration, submitting entities and individuals represent and warrant that submitted music has been registered with SoundExchange. Alternatively, if you are not a member of SoundExchange, you represent and warrant that you hold these rights personally and grant LA Underground Radio the right to stream your material on a non-interactive basis.