About Aural Films

Founded in 2012 by Jack Hertz to support music that defies category. Aural Films is an internet record label (netlabel) that publishes high-quality soundtracks for the real and imaginary.  The label seeks to publish and promote challenging music and sound works ranging from experimental to popular  musics. Preferably, on the same album.

Submitting Your Music to Aural Films

Aural Films is accepting new submissions of all types of challenging music(s). The label is open to everyone, regardless of background or association. Publishing music is something we take quite seriously. As such, we will not release just anything. The label will only consider material that meets the following criteria:

  1. Licensed Content Only
    • Aural Films assumes no ownership. All rights are retained by the artist(s).
    • All titles are published by the label, remain under the artist's license.
    • Aural Films publishes copyright and other limited licenses by distribution agreement.
    • Aural Films can accommodate any Creative Commons license options at the choice of the artist. 
  2. Themed Music Only
    • Please do not submit albums that are collections of of unrelated songs.
    • Aural Films is looking for albums that are based on a theme or concept.
    • Should be active and immersive, deep listening kinds of music.
    • See the Aural Films catalog for examples of various themed and concept albums.
  3. Album Quality Submissions
    • All tracks must be well recorded and produced.
    • Music should be well composed and performed.
    • Releases must be 30 minutes or more.
    • Complete Albums Ready for Release
      • All music should ready for release when sent for consideration.
      • Album track(s) must be complete, no demos, pre-mixes or unfinished tracks.
      • Music should be mastered, ready for release. We may assist with mastering.
    • Must Own ALL Your Work 
      • All submissions must be owned by the artist.
      • We cannot accept third party owned or other shared material.
      • This includes cover art, samples, and all aspects of the submission
    • Files Specifications
      • Material must be sent in HD audio .AIFF, .FLAC or .WAV formats only.
      • Cover art work must be complete in 300dpi JPG format. We may assist and graphic design or layout. 
      • Liner notes must be complete and sent in and .TXT text file format.
      • All files must be sent via no-login link to .ZIP archive on sharing service like Dropbox or WeTransfer.
      • Make sure to check all download links are working BEFORE submission!!!
    • Submissions
      • We cannot give feedback on possible or declined submissions.
      • Submissions will be reviewed and responded to within 2-4 weeks.
      • We cannot return any materials submitted for consideration. 
      • Revenue and release information given upon submission acceptance.
      • Submitting an album means you have read and accept these terms.

    If your music meets the above qualifications, and you would like to submit a release to Aural Films. Send us quick description of your project with a link to download the album if its ready to do - Please click this link to Contact Us

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    Aural Films is proud to have worked these and other artists:
    • 3bc
    • Ade Hodges
    • Alex G V
    • Aliensporebomb (Todd Madson)
    • Antimon
    • Annemarie Borg
    • Another Neglected Hobby
    • Ari Porki
    • ARS SONOR
    • Aos Crowley
    • Ayn Morgan
    • Batch Sound
    • Big City Orchestra
    • Blue Hell
    • Breaking Light
    • Brother Saturn
    • Bruce Hamilton
    • Burning Artist     
    • BySenses
    • Carbon111
    • Carolyn Fok
    • Cave Street
    • Charles Rice Goff III
    • Christian Fiesel
    • Christopher Alvarado
    • Cloudwalk
    • comms error
    • Cousin Silas
    • Crazy Dymond
    • Crows In The Garden
    • D. Burke Mahoney
    • Dan Pound
    • Dan Stubbs
    • Darage Bang
    • Darkstar83
    • Diego Monroy
    • Digital Horizons
    • djinn
    • Doug Lynner aka Synthesizerman
    • dRachEmUsiK
    • Duncan Goddard (Radio Massacre International)
    • Earspray
    • Eastward In Eden
    • eisenlager
    • ElectroCelt
    • E.U.C.
    • EugeneKha
    • Fabio Keiner
    • Flying Species
    • Frans Kedes
    • Frank Meyer
    • Frankie B Washington
    • Gaetano Fontanazza
    • Gareth Whittock
    • Ged
    • Gregory Haggard
    • Grove of Whispers
    • Haarvöl
    • Head Joint
    • HrastProgrammer
    • Ian Craig
    • ian-s
    • Ice Guild Kaiser
    • imogen projekt     
    • In Mobile
    • I.N.R.I.
    • Instagon
    • Ionosphere Casting Shadows
    • Irion Da Ronin
    • Jacob Watters
    • Jack Hertz     
    • Jaime Helios
    • Jeff Duke
    • Joe Lasqo
    • Jon Johnson
    • Jonathan W Mills
    • Julian Ray
    • K. Leimer
    • Keith Spears
    • Kevin Lyons
    • Kinematik VKE     
    • Leithal
    • loopool
    • Lunar Navigational Systems
    • Lutz Thuns
    • M.Nomized
    • Macroform
    • Marcel Rocha
    • Marco Lucchi
    • Mark Blood
    • Marvin Ferguson
    • Matt Dean
    • Meho
    • metlay!
    • Michael Brückner
    • Michael Meara
    • midnightradio11
    • Mike Honeycutt
    • Mirada
    • Mister Vapor
    • Modulator ESP
    • mutanT.R.I.
    • mystified
    • Nathan Youngblood
    • Numina
    • onewayness
    • Oopz
    • Outside Other
    • Øystein Jørgensen
    • Owann
    • Perceptual Defenc
    • Peter Davidson
    • Peter DiPhillips
    • piper_ben
    • Playman54
    • R Duck
    • Rapacious Pretense
    • Rebekkah Hilgraves
    • Red Planet Orchestra
    • rizorkestra
    • Robert Scott Thompson
    • robsol
    • Ron Shayler
    • Rune Martinsen
    • Ryota Matsumoto
    • Sam Mitschke
    • Scott Lawlor
    • Sean D. Cooper Marquardt
    • Shane Morris
    • Sheleah Nahshon
    • Simon Slator
    • Slate
    • Slo-Blo
    • Sonic Winter
    • SpaceBrane
    • Stephen Briggs
    • Stiofan Dubh
    • Symatic Star
    • Symmetry
    • tapey
    • T.E.T. vs. T.R.I.
    • The ERNIE 4
    • The Implicit Order
    • the_kodek_ghost
    • Thomas Dimuzio
    • Thomas Mathie
    • Tim Kays
    • Toaster
    • Todd Peck
    • Tom Djll
    • TOTAL E.T.
    • Transbay Consort
    • T.R.I.v.M.
    • Twilight Transmissions
    • usr/sbin
    • Uzbazur345
    • Veil of Alchemy
    • Viv Corman
    • Violence Mars
    • White Origins
    • William Spivey
    • Wolfgang Gsell
    • wolfproject (Wolf Red)
    • would-be messiahs
    • Yeti Wolf
    • Zebra Kills Horse
    • Zreen Toyz