iBoogie™ Digital Physical Music

Frequently Asked Questions

It takes 7 to 14 business days from the time iBoogie receives all required information for artists to be setup in the iBoogie DigitalPhysical Music database, for music to be processed and for iBoogie Cards to be mailed out.

In order to release “Digital Masters” on iBoogie DigitalPhysical platform:

  • Audio must be delivered at 24-bit resolution as a WAV file. Acceptable sample rates are 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96 kHz.
  • Masters must have been created by a mastering house on the "iBoogie Digital Masters Provider List.”
  • The mastering house must have been asked to follow the mastering requirements.
  • The PCM audio of the masters from the mastering house must not be altered.
  • Source format must have been minimum 24-bit with a minimum sample rate of 44.1 kHz. (Up-sampling and/or bit-padding of 44.1 kHz/16-bit files are not allowed.)
  • The format of the masters must be 24-bit PCM at a sample rate of 44.1, 48, 88.2 or 96 kHz. Native resolution of project preferred.
  • iBoogie gives artists the abiltiy to make physical sales with our new form of physical distribution called iBoogie Card™. iBoogie Card™ is similar to CDs and can be treated the same from a retail/merch aspect. With a UPC barcode artists have the option to sale digital music through retail stores or make hand to hand sales. Once in our database, artists can buy iBoogie Card™ for download, promotion or distribution in different quantities as they see fit.

    Every artist will have it's own artist profile or DigiLinks™ page on iBoogie in addition to a single/mixtape/album music page.

    The music and profile page will include:

  • The single, mixtape or album audio
  • Instagram/Facebook Link
  • Redeem Download Link
  • Album Credits
  • Artist Profile Page w/photo, bio and video embed.
  • DigiLinks™ pages are for download only.
  • When creating a submission through iBoogie there are three options, Single, Mixtape or Album. A single is for a one-track release only and the mixtape or album is for multiple tracks.

    - Single

  • The release is one to three (1-3) tracks.
  • The entire release is 30 minutes or less and all individual tracks are less than 10 minutes.
  • - EP

  • The release has a total of one to three (1-3) tracks, one or more of the tracks is/are 10 minutes or longer and the entire release is less than 30 minutes.
  • The release has a total of four to six (4-6) tracks and the entire release is less than 30 minutes.
  • - Album (Mixtape)

  • Releases with seven (7) tracks or more
  • iBoogie does not report digital streams to SoundScan. We don't sale music either. Although we do keep analytics on traffic, streams and downloads numbers.

    It is the artists responsibility to register directly with a PRO (ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, SoundExchange) to make sure that sales are properly credited for SoundScan.

    You can register your information with them at the below link:

    (Sound Scan Title Registration)
    You can sale iBooge Card for what ever you want to but we suggest:

    - Suggested retail prices:

  • Singles - $1.99
  • Mixtapes - $4.99
  • Albums - $4.99
  • Your artwork file must follow these requirements:

  • 3000 x 3000 pixels maximum; 1400 x 1400 pixels minimum
  • PNG, GIF, JPG, or JPEG file type
  • 72 - 300dpi (300dpi is the best)
  • Less than 25mb
  • RGB color scheme (not CMYK)
  • The content on the artwork has to be:

    Unique to this particular title. We cannot accept artwork that has been used for another title. The uploaded image must match your physical album cover artwork.

    IMPORTANT: If your artist name and the title of your release appear on your cover artwork, it MUST precisely match the information you provided in the submission form of your project. The text should be identical. For instance, if the artist name you provided is 'MC Such & Such' the text on your artwork should NOT say 'MC Such & Such & The Band'" -or even better- "For instance, if the artist name you provided is 'MC Such & Such' the text on your artwork should NOT say 'MC Such & Such Band'.

    Please note that generic artwork (such as a solid color square with no text) may not be accepted. We recommend including identifying information on the cover image, so long as it meets our other guidelines.

    Here is a list of what you can't add on your cover art:

  • Website URL
  • Social network symbols or information (i.e., Facebook links, Twitter handles, etc).
  • Contact information (i.e., email addresses, phone number).
  • Pornographic images
  • Pricing information
  • Copyrighted images
  • Scan of a CD (it must be retail-ready artwork).
  • UPC barcodes
  • Tribute albums where the original artist name is as large as or larger than the performing artist
  • The cover art refers to physical or digital versions of the album (i.e., CD, Disc, Digital Exclusive, Digital Version, etc).
  • The cover image is blurry, pixilated or has other quality issues.
  • The cover art promises content that the album doesn't contain (i.e., "includes DVD", "includes free stickers", etc)
  • The cover art up-sells to another product (i.e., merch, other albums by same artist, etc)
  • The cover art claims to be an exclusive of one of our digital partners without their permission (i.e., iTunes™ Exclusive, Only on Amazon Music, etc).
  • Graphic depictions of violence or gore
  • The word "new" or any time-sensitive reference cannot be included.