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Record Pool / Mission Statement
We are often asked what exactly is a record pool?
To those in the club music industry and DJ's that already are in a record pool, this may seem obvious. But for the many up-and-coming DJs, it's a legitimate question. Many newly established independent record labels look for guidance in understanding the role of record pools as they develop marketing plans for their releases. And even seasoned veterans and DJs will find this mission statement of interest. Who knows, maybe even a few people will gain some positive influences from it!
Our record pool is an association of disc jockeys or music programmers from nightclub, mobile entertainment, and local radio communities. Our record pool offer the most cost-effective means of acquiring current music releases for professional DJ use. Ultimately, the record pool has two goals:
To offer support and encouragement to it's members in achieving their individual pursuits within the music business.
To provide accurate, timely and relevant information to those who provide us the promotional service. Top
Record pools, which are privately owned, not-for-profit organizations, provide a symbiotic relationship in the distribution channel for promotional music materials. The music is provided by the major and independent record labels and/or their authorized promotional/distribution agents for use by our record pool. In return for thier promotional support, we must provide feedback from each of our member music charts and comments, and local radio play list. Top
Functions performed by a record pool are varied. For accountability purposes, our record pool publishes a biannual roster, which describes each member's particular nightclub/employment demographics and professional qualifications. This information identifies which target audience is getting exposure to the promotional material. Additionally, weekly charts plus personal and audience reactions from each member are also collected. Top
pool can and do break Latin Music in the marketplace
and help ignite the careers of some recording artists. For many
careers in the music business, a record pool has usually played
an integral part as a catalyst in the achievement of career goals
for it's own members. Likewise, a record pool with many experienced
DJ's can help reduce the learning curve of the new DJs and encourage
the development of the music. The various supporting roles that
a record pool plays within the community continue to be an essential
part of marketing the music. Top