Everything You Need to Know About ISRCs

An ISRC is a unique 12-digit code that is assigned to a specific sound recording (i.e CD, audio file, video, etc…). In short, the ISRC code is essentially a “digital fingerprint” for a sound recording – it represents a recording’s unique identity and helps separate it from the hundreds and thousands of other sound recordings worldwide.

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What’s the difference ? UPC is the catalog number for the release or « product ». ISRC is the ID number for the audio/video track itself or « asset ».  It is linked to the YouTube asset ID (= audio or video references sent to YouTube in order to claim YouTube videos). A release, like an album, can have multiple […]

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I don’t have an ISRC code, can Apprise Music generate it for me?

After you connect to your Backstage, you will have to indicate if you have one, or more, ISRC code. The answer to this question is mandatory before you can start uploading new products in your Backstage. 1. If the answer is “Yes”: We invite you to indicate your ISRC code in your Backstage. For each […]

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