A promotional single is a single that is made available to radio stations, nightclubs, music publications, and other media outlets by a record label for the express purpose of promoting a forthcoming commercial single or an entirely new album.
This is usually for the purpose of promoting an entire album. While intended specifically for use by professional disc jockeys and not for resale.
Crate Connect Record Pool is a promotional music subscription service that enables professional DJs to download the latest promotional music for play consideration. The music is submitted to us by artists, DJs, producers, and record labels worldwide. This service is for professional working DJs only.
Yes, All songs are updated with ID3v2.3 tags and are all professionally formated for easy sorting and track recognition.
Yes, you can listen to & view the waveform of the entire song before you download it. You can also make playlists to easily listen to multiple songs while you're browsing the record pool.
Yes, We have a mobile version of our website called Crate Connect GO™. With Crate Connect GO™ you get all of the same features of the desktop version of the record pool on your mobile device. No need to download an app and keep it updated.
Crate Connect GO™ works on all mobile devices. One of the key features is when you download songs there will be a .zip file link sent to your email so you can access the songs through your mobile or desktop device. This feature is designed for DJs on the go and eliminates the need to use mobile data and transfer songs between devices
Yes. All songs have updated ID3 tags that contain accurate BPM & KEY information. The songs are analyzed using the industry-standard key detection software Mixed In Key
Yes. We offer 8 bar intros/outros as well as quick hits & Acap In/Outs. We offer a large section of intros/outros for throwback HipHop, Rap & R&B songs.
We also provide intros for all new popular releases in the following genres: Afrobeats, Dancehall, HipHop, Latin, R&B, Rap, Reggae, Reggaeton, Soca & Top 40.
Yes. We offer songs from the '80s, '90s, and 2000s as well as the newest releases. The majority of the back catalog is Dance, HipHop, Rap & R&B.
The large majority of the music is never removed from the record pool. We do however curate the selections from time to time. This helps ensure the record pool runs smoothly by reducing load times & removes some of the music with low download counts.
There is no limit to how many songs you can download per month.
Music is added every weekday & also on weekends if the songs are a top priority release.
All the songs are 320Kbs mp3 files. These songs are processed through a program called Platinum Notes™ to help reduce clipped peaks and improve overall quality.
We also offer a selection of lossless WAV files. These are very high-quality files preferred by some DJs.
A Quick Hit is a shorter version of our regular 32 bar intro edit. It is usually created in this structure, Intro/Verse1/Chorus/Bridge/Chorus/Outro.
This structure varies from song to song to be sure to include key parts of the track. Below you will see an example of a typical Quick Hit edit.
Yes. We provide clean versions of older HipHop, Rap & R&B songs. We also provide clean for all new popular releases in the following genres: Afrobeats, Dancehall, HipHop, Latin, R&B, Rap, Reggae, Reggaeton, Soca & Top 40.
Yes, We offer a large selection 1,700+ of High-Res Audio files. As of July 2021, we started to incorporate these directly into the record pool. You can search, preview, and download the Hi-Res Audio files the same way you can mp3 files.
We don't currently offer a preview or trial of the record pool. You can, however, check out this walkthrough video to preview the record pool.
You can access the record pool instantly once you subscribe. You may have to log out and back in for your account to be updated.
Yes. If your credit card or PayPal information changes and you need to renew your account. You can rejoin at the same rate you had before. Please contact us before you re-subscribe so we can offer you the past rate you had.
Some of the benefits that come with your record pool subscription are:
If you get a payment declined message while trying to subscribe. It could be a number of a variety of reasons, These are the most common reasons for payment declined.
1. Please ensure the card number could be inputted correctly.
2. Please ensure the CVV number could be inputted correctly.
3. Please ensure the card owner's name & address are correct.
4. We do not currently accept credit card gift cards. It must be an issued card.
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