At Deliver My tune, Along with the Digital Distribution of your music on iTunes, Saavn, Google play music etc. We also provide you UPC and ISRC codes. We many of us don’t exactly know what these two codes are and what is the difference between them. Well, This article will clear you queries.
ISRC (International Standard Recording Code)
Now that the market for digital distribution is growing, The artists are making money through digital sales of individual tracks of their music. For this you need an ISRC code. An ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) is a unique 12-character alphanumeric ‘digital fingerprint’ that stays with an individual recorded track forever, regardless of any changes in ownership of the track. In easy words, UPC codes are like a digital copy right that is assigned to a track which is out for digital distribution on online music stores like iTunes, Saavn, Google play music etc.
The ISRC’s are provided by digital aggregator/distributor aggregators like www.delivermytune.com you are using to deliver your recorded content to various online stores like iTunes.
ISRC codes are used to trace sales of single tracks through digital distribution outlets like iTunes, as well as help to trace the owner of a recording to whom the royalties have to be given when his/her music is used by Internet for listening, downloading etc. and Satellite radio.
A UPC (Universal Product Code or Barcode)
A UPC (Universal Product Code or Barcode) represents the entire digital product such as one complete album, and not for just an individual digital track or Song. UPC codes are typically found on the back of the Album’s physical packaging, and are used by retailers and online outlets ( Such as iTunes, Saavn, Gaana.com) to gather and track sales information for the entire product. Once again, UPC codes can also be considered like a digital copyright to the artist’s Album but these are provided to an album not an indiviual track. Various organizations check these UPC codes to check the sales of A particular album, and based upon that, many artists have been given great opportunities like concerts, tv music shows, small house shows and other wonderful exposures.
In the Modern Day of digitization, UPC and ISRC codes have caught a lot of pace. In the world where thousands of singers and musicians are competing, UPC and ISRC code give you a unique identification and also if an individual/organization ( which could be big or small) likes you, they can easily track you down by means of UPC and ISRC codes. Thousands of People have made a successful career in the music industry by means of these codes.
So what are you waiting for. If you have an album/Track, visit Delver my Tune and we shall provide you UPC/ISRC codes.