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==Release Type Guide==
 
==Release Type Guide==
*'''Albums''' are standard releases that typically have a minimum of 6-7 tracks, usually anywhere above 20 minutes in length.
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*'''Albums''' are standard releases that typically have a minimum of 8 tracks, usually anywhere above 20-25 minutes in length.
**'''Compilations''' are collaborative projects between [[:Category:Releases by Various Artists|various artists]] under a single release, typically through a label.
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*'''EPs''' are shorter releases, usually ranging from 2-8 tracks (and likely under 20-30 minutes in length.)
**'''Samplers''' are releases consisting of previous tracks compiled in a best-of format, published by artists or, most commonly, labels.
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*'''Singles''' are average-length, one-track releases usually published in a more casual manner than other release types. These can also occasionally include remixes of the single, a second track, or even a separate track from another artist in a split fashion included.
**'''Archival Releases''' are self-compilations of an artists' previous work, e.g. a collection of SoundCloud singles or other tracks put together.
 
*'''EPs''' are shorter releases, usually ranging from 2-5 tracks (and likely under 20 minutes in length.)
 
*'''Singles''' are average-length, one-track releases usually published in a more casual manner than other release types.
 
 
*'''Mixes''' are collections of tracks compiled by artists, labels or fans, either done thematically or for general enjoyment.
 
*'''Mixes''' are collections of tracks compiled by artists, labels or fans, either done thematically or for general enjoyment.
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*'''Compilations''' are collaborative projects between [[:Category:Releases by Various Artists|various artists]] under a single release, typically through a label.
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*'''Collections''' are two or more releases fused together, sometimes with bonus tracks, sometimes in a way that replaces the original releases.
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*'''Samplers''' are releases consisting of previous tracks compiled in a best-of format, published by artists or, most commonly, labels.
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*'''Archival Releases''' are self-compilations of an artists' previous work, e.g. a collection of SoundCloud singles or unreleased tracks put together.
 
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Latest revision as of 00:10, 23 May 2020

Music sorted by type of release, typically dependent on number of tracks and context.

Release Type Guide

  • Albums are standard releases that typically have a minimum of 8 tracks, usually anywhere above 20-25 minutes in length.
  • EPs are shorter releases, usually ranging from 2-8 tracks (and likely under 20-30 minutes in length.)
  • Singles are average-length, one-track releases usually published in a more casual manner than other release types. These can also occasionally include remixes of the single, a second track, or even a separate track from another artist in a split fashion included.
  • Mixes are collections of tracks compiled by artists, labels or fans, either done thematically or for general enjoyment.
  • Compilations are collaborative projects between various artists under a single release, typically through a label.
  • Collections are two or more releases fused together, sometimes with bonus tracks, sometimes in a way that replaces the original releases.
  • Samplers are releases consisting of previous tracks compiled in a best-of format, published by artists or, most commonly, labels.
  • Archival Releases are self-compilations of an artists' previous work, e.g. a collection of SoundCloud singles or unreleased tracks put together.

Subcategories

This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total.

 

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