FATdrop adds free layer to leading pre-release promo platform

Aug 5, 2014
FATdrop, experts in pre-release music promotion, add a new, subscription-free layer to their industry-leading platform. Contact: Mai Harper; mai@fatdrop.co.uk  +49 30 899 935 84 Berlin, 5th August, 2014 – FATdrop enters the next phase of the rollout of their innovative platform, FATdrop 5.0. Available...

FATdrop Launching Pioneering New Platform For Discovering Pre-Release Music

Jun 23, 2014
New platform from pre-release promo expert FATdrop lets record labels share details of forthcoming releases with DJs, industry professionals and music lovers. Contact Mai Harper: mai@fatdrop.co.uk | +49 30 899 935 84 Berlin, 23rd June, 2014 – FATdrop, industry leader in pre-release music promotion,...

Server Move Post-Mortem

May 22, 2014
As you may know, we have just completed a migration of the main FATdrop servers to a new datacentre. The migration involved more downtime than we were anticipating and we want to apologise for that, and also take the opportunity to offer an update and explanation to our clients about recent disruptions...

Scheduled Maintenance

May 19, 2014
We are carrying out maintenance on Tuesday 20th May at 5am BST. We expect the service to be unavailable for approx 2 hours. We apologise for any inconvenience this downtime may cause. Please check back shortly or follow our twitter for updates.

Experts in the Industry #4 – Black Hole Recordings

Apr 22, 2014
Dropping in for the fourth edition of our Experts in the Industry series is Mark Meeuwissen, A&R Manager at veteran trance label and longtime FATdrop client Black Hole Recordings. FATdrop: Tell us a little bit about your label or promotion company. Mark Meeuwissen: Black Hole Recordings, founded...

Is FATdrop affected by the “Heartbleed” security problem?

Apr 10, 2014
If you've been following the technical news in the last few days, you'll have heard about a widespread security problem in some versions of the OpenSSL library's "heartbeat" function. The security problem is being referred to as the "Heartbleed" bug. FATdrop has not been affected by this bug;...

Experts in the Industry #3 – Third Ear Recordings

Feb 11, 2014
Fittingly, third up in our Experts in the Industry series is Third Ear Recordings. Here, the Hackney-based label divulge some details of their pre-release promo techniques. FATdrop: Tell us a little bit about your label or promotion company. Third Ear: Third Ear Recordings is an independent record...

Job: Office Administrator (Berlin)

Feb 10, 2014
We are looking for a native German-speaking (or bilingual) administrator to work in our Berlin office one or two days per week. The tasks will include: bookkeeping banking payroll administration translating filing post / email / phone communications & logistics The successful...

Experts in the Industry #2 – SMP3

Jan 20, 2014
Our Experts in the Industry series chats to some FATdrop clients about how they use the service to promote music. Next up is SMP3 founder Steve Parry. FATdrop:  tell us a little bit about SMP3 Steve Parry: I’ve worked in the music industry for over 20 years, from DJing to working in record stores...

Experts in the Industry #1 – Toolroom

Dec 19, 2013
Experts in the Industry is a series of casual conversations with FATdrop clients, garnering insight into the secrets of their success when it comes to digital music promotion. Who better to kick things off than Chris Barleycorn, digital manager at leading dance label Toolroom. FATdrop: Tell us a bit...