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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Do we sign artists?
    Short answer: No, we do not sign artists; instead, we sign their work. Our focus lies in music licensing, whether it be for a single, EP, or album. This approach enables us to collaborate with multiple artists while affording them the flexibility to engage with other labels. For each project, we tailor the best strategy for the artist and provide guidance throughout the process, ensuring best practices are implemented. At our label, we prioritise empowering artists by offering comprehensive support in navigating the licensing landscape. Our goal is to foster mutually beneficial relationships that allow artists to thrive creatively while reaching wider audiences through our licensing services.
  • What genres do we specialise in?
    At our core, we specialise in House/Dance Music. Specifically, our focus extends to Afro House (including 3-step Afro House), Progressive House, and Melodic House However, our exploration into music genres is ever-evolving, driven by a passion for diverse sounds and artistic expression. We continuously seek out new avenues to enrich our catalogue and offer fresh experiences to our audience. Remember to keep an eye out for our upcoming releases and stay connected with us on social media for the latest updates and exclusive content. Let the music be your guide, and let the rhythm take control.
  • How can I submit my demo?
    Submitting your demo is easy! Just head over to our dedicated demo portal and upload your project. Before you do, take a moment to ensure that your submission aligns with the sound we represent. We're passionate about maintaining the integrity of our label's style while also embracing new and innovative sounds. We eagerly anticipate hearing your music and discovering potential collaborations that resonate with our ethos. We can't wait to listen to your demo and discover the next extraordinary talent to join our roster. Good luck!
  • Are there any notable artists associated with your label?
    Our label proudly collaborates with artists from across the globe, with a significant focus on nurturing talent from our home base in South Africa. South Africa serves as a vibrant hub for diverse House sub-genres, including Amapiano and our primary focus, Afro House (3 step Afro House). Among the talented artists within these genres whom we've had the privilege to work with are: Da Africa Deep Atmos Blaq Mr Norble Guy Eyama King Bayaa Native Tribe & Da Q-Bic In addition to our local talents, we've also partnered with esteemed international artists such as: Louis Bongo MD’EEP Sofiya Nzau Kreative Natives And the list goes on! For a closer look at our expansive artist roster, including emerging talents and established names, visit our artists page. Explore the rich tapestry of sounds that define our label's global reach and musical diversity.
  • How can fans and aspiring artists stay updated with news and developments from Xpressed Records label?
    Keeping up with the latest news and developments from Xpressed Records is easy! Join our XR community by subscribing to our email channel. By signing up, you'll receive regular updates about new music releases, upcoming events, and important label announcements. To become a part of our community and stay in the loop, simply join our email list here. Don't miss out on the excitement—be the first to know about everything happening at Xpressed Records! Additionally, you can also follow us on our social media channels for real-time updates and behind-the-scenes content. Connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to join the conversation and engage with fellow music enthusiasts.
  • What file formats are available for digital downloads?
    Upon completing your purchase, you'll receive a download link for MP3 files. These MP3s are encoded using the LAME codec at a bit rate of 320kbps CBR (Constant Bit Rate), ensuring optimal sound quality. For those seeking alternative formats such as WAV or AIFF, simply email us with your request along with your invoice, and we'll provide the desired format at no additional cost. We strive to accommodate your preferences to ensure you enjoy the music in the format that suits you best.
  • Are there any technical support options available if I encounter issues with my digital downloads?
    Should you encounter any technical issues with your digital downloads, don't hesitate to reach out to us via email. We are committed to providing prompt assistance, with a guaranteed response time of less than 24 hours, ensuring a seamless experience for our customers. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we're here to help address any concerns or questions you may have regarding your digital downloads.
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