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...

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...


Nov 20, 2013
Do you love receiving promos, but worry about losing them in your busy email inbox? Wouldn’t it be convenient to quickly access all your promos in one place with one click? FATdrop are pleased to announce that we are adding a social login to your dashboard so you can do just that! If you have...

Five Tips for Doing Better Promo

Sep 25, 2013
Music promotion, like all marketing, is part science and part art. Getting a release into an influential inbox is only half the battle: making sure it’s heard and supported is the real challenge. Creating brand awareness, garnering positive feedback, and converting promotional efforts to revenue...

Optimised new look

Sep 2, 2013
Welcome to our fresh new look! The graphics have been redesigned, pages load faster, and updated report structures provide streamlined data to keep you informed. Stop by and see for yourself! We know that music promotion isn't limited to sitting behind a computer. That's why we have optimised FATdrop...

Update – World map, custom emails & lots more

Nov 15, 2012
As we approach the end of a great year, we are very pleased to be able to tell you about the latest service updates. As the client base grows, and for the third year in a row, we have been able to lower our prices and add tasty new features, and this is year is certainly no exception. We continue with...