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ISRC - International Standard Recording Code

We Often get lots of looks when we ask "do you have ISRC codes?"  Here is some info if you answer "what?!"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Standard_Recording_Code

http://www.usisrc.org

http://www.ifpi.org/resources-and-reports.php/isrc.html

http://www.apple.com/itunes/working-itunes/sell-content/music-faq.html

Submitting Song Titles to Database - "I don't see my songs in iTunes!"

This is a common place for confusion.  In order for your music to show up in iTunes it needs to be submitted to the database.  CDTEXT is not used by iTunes and is only useful for CD players (your car for example) that support CDTEXT.

Here's the run down; http://www.gracenote.com/company/faq/



Great reading:  Mastering Audio by Bob Katz

From Amazon: "Written by an award-winning, highly respected professional, Mastering Audio gives you a thorough introduction to the unique procedures and technical issues involved in mastering.
Suitable for all levels of students and professionals, it is ideal for anyone who wants to increase their mastery of digital and analog audio: musicians, producers, A&R, mastering, recording, and mixing engineers."
http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Audio-The-Art-Science/dp/0240808371


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