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Building an Alpha Profile

Complete each step including “Key Features”

Go to the search screen and tap play on the Attic Ends’ single "The Heat is Hell" listed under the Featured Music section; the music player will automatically expand the first time you play a song – after that, you can tap the player at the bottom of the screen to expand it.

From the cover art screen of the music player, swipe left to explore content attached to the song currently playing, including Credits, Artwork, Liner Notes, Lyrics, and Upcoming Events.

Go to the search screen and tap play on the Attic Ends’ single "The Heat is Hell" listed under the Featured Music section; the music player will automatically expand the first time you play a song – after that, you can tap the player at the bottom of the screen to expand it.

From the cover art screen of the music player, swipe left to the Credits screen.

Tap on one of the credited profiles on the credits screen. Tapping the credits content button on that profile page will show you that profile’s discography.

Go to the search screen, tap on any Featured Artist profile, and then explore each content button for that profile.

Tap the Home button in your lower nav to access the Home Feed. On the Home Feed you can see the most recent posts from the artists you follow.

To start a group, make sure you’re in your primary profile (the profile you signed up with).

If you’re not a member of any Groups, go to your profile and tap START A GROUP.

If you’re already a member of a group, go to your profile and tap GROUPS,

At the bottom of your Groups List tap START A GROUP.

Be sure to use your Twitter username for verification purposes.

When inviting members to your Group, keep in mind you can make any invitee an ADMIN of the Group, which allows that person to edit the Group’s profile, invite and delete members, offer and accept credits, and post content and Events on behalf of this Group.

You can also give any ADMIN invitee INVISIBLE status, which means the profile won’t appear in the members list. This can be useful for managers, record labels, booking agents, or anyone that wants to manage this Group’s profile anonymously.

To switch profiles, long press and hold your profile icon, and then select the profile you’d like to switch to.

If you’re Twitter verified then your music may have been automatically added to your profile during on-boarding. If you’re not Twitter verified then you must “connect to your Artist Page” to add your music.

Go to your profile and tap EDIT.

Tap “Connect to Artist Page”.

If we have music in our catalog that matches your profile name and your username is verified on Twitter, we will ask you for your Twitter credentials. If you enter the correct credentials we will automatically import all of the content from the matching Artist Page into your profile, including music, lyrics, bio, and profile pic.

If we have music in our catalog that matches your profile name and your username is not verified on Twitter, we will ask you for your Twitter credentials and any other information that will help us confirm that we are connecting your profile to the right music.

If there is no music in our catalog that matches your profile name, please make sure that you’ve entered your profile name exactly as your digital distributor has delivered it to us.

If you’ve entered the profile name correctly, please make sure that your digital distributor has distributed your music to Neurotic Media (our music provider).

Go to your profile.

Tap EDIT.

Tap the photo icon in the profile picture field.

Go to your profile.

Tap EDIT.

Tap the photo icon in the profile banner field.

You can add photos from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap PHOTOS.

Tap the plus button with the ALL filter engaged.

From your profile, tap PHOTOS.

Tap the plus button with the Press Photos filter engaged.

Press Photos are photos you might give to a publicist for PR purposes.

You can add videos from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap VIDEOS.

Tap the plus button with the ALL filter engaged.

You can add videos from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap VIDEOS.

Tap the plus button with the Featured filter engaged.

Featured videos are any video you’d like to add from YouTube, such as music videos, interviews, and live performances.

You can add an Event from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap EVENTS.

Tap the plus button and select ADD EVENT from the menu.

Select a date from the past.

Adding Events from the past gives you an opportunity to add your archived event photos and videos to that Event’s unique feed.

You can add an Event from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap EVENTS.

Tap the plus button and select ADD EVENT from the menu.

Add 2 Photos to each past event.

From your profile, tap PHOTOS.

Tap the plus button with the Events filter engaged.

Select a Photo.

Select the Event to which you’d like to add the Photo.

In order to add an Event Photo, you must have at least one past or upcoming Event.

Adding Event Photos to an Event from the past is a great way to archive your Photos and organizes them on a feed dedicated to just that Event. Event Photos can be any photo taken at that Event, live performance pics, backstage pics, sound check pics, pics of the crowd, pics of your fans, etc...

Add 2 Videos to each past Event

From your profile, tap VIDEOS.

Tap the plus button with the Events filter engaged.

Select a Video.

Select the Event to which you’d like to add the Video.

In order to add an Event Video, you must have at least one past or upcoming Event.

Adding Event Videos to an Event from the past is a great way to archive your Videos and organizes them on a feed dedicated to just that Event. Event Videos can be any video taken at that Event, live performance videos, backstage videos, sound check videos, videos of the crowd, videos of your fans, etc...

You must have at least two upcoming Events to post a TOUR POST.

You can post a Tour Post from the top of your home feed or from your profile.

From your profile, tap EVENTS.

Tap the plus button and select POST A TOUR.

Select the Events that you’d like to include in the Tour Post. The Events that appear in the Tour Post will link directly to each individual Event listing.

To Publish a Playlist, you must first make a playlist. Go to any song you like and tap the 3 dot menu associated with that song. Select ADD SONG TO PLAYLIST.

If you have no playlists tap the plus button to create one.

Go to your Library and tap PLAYLISTS.

Select a Playlist of at least 4 songs.

Switch the Public/Private toggle to PUBLIC.

Only individuals can publish playlists, but all playlists are published simultaneously to your individual profile and any group profiles of which you are a visible member.

For Groups wishing to populate the Playlists button on their profile, have your visible members publish a playlist to their individual profiles and they will automatically appear in the Group’s playlist button.

Tap the Bio plus button.

Write your bio.

Tap DONE.

In order to add your lyrics to your profile, you must connect to your Artist Page.

Go to your profile and tap EDIT.

Tap “Connect to Artist Page”.

If your music has populated your profile and you’d like to add more lyrics you can visit lyricfind.com or email them directly to publisher@lyricfind.com.

Please provide Lyrics for all singles, and for albums, please provide Lyrics for at least two songs.

For your two (2) most recent releases (any combination of Albums or Singles) complete the following PER RELEASE:

To invite a profile to accept Credits on a release you admin, tap the credits icon associated with that release. It looks like this…

Tap EDIT.

Search for the profile you’d like to invite or, if they’re not on Ursa, add their email address in the field at the bottom of the screen.

Enter the credits you’d like to attribute to that profile or email address and tap NEXT.

If the release is an Album, select the songs for which you’d like to assign credit and tap NEXT.

Review the credit invitation and tap SEND.

If on Ursa, this profile must accept the credit invitation for the credit to be confirmed.

If NOT on Ursa, this person will receive an email invitation to accept the credit. This person must download the app, register, and accept the credit for the credit to be confirmed.

You can add Artwork once your profile is populated with music.

Go to your profile and tap ARTWORK.

Tap the plus button.

Artwork is ANY image you would like to appear in the music player while your album or single is playing. Artwork is NOT the Cover Art for the release (we already display that). Artwork can be behind the scenes pics from the studio, informal selfies, or illustrations. Artwork can be photos taken with your mobile device or selected from your phone’s photo library. Captions are HIGHLY encouraged. What would be cool for your fans to see/read while listening to your music?

Select the image you would like to add as Artwork.

Select the release to which you’d like to add this Artwork image.

Tap POST.

You can also add Artwork from the music player when one of your songs is playing.

You can add Liner Notes once your profile is populated with music.

Go to your profile and tap LINER NOTES.

Select the release for which you’d like to add Liner Notes.

Liner Notes is the story behind the making of the song or album, what happened in the studio when you recorded it, what gear was used, any production notes you’d like to share, etc. What would your fans want to know that they wouldn’t ordinarily know about this release? This can be as formal or informal as you’d like. For a more old school vibe, you can get a friend or journalist to write them and then give them credit.

Write your Liner Notes.

Tap POST.

You can also add Liner Notes from the music player when one of your songs is playing.

For album releases, add album liner notes and at least two song liner notes.

Follow at least one hundred (100) other artist profiles, provided there are at least one hundred (100) other artist profiles available on the Platform to follow.

“Like” at least five (5) pieces of content from the home feed.

Add comments to at least five (5) pieces of content.

Follow a published playlist.

Tap “Attending” for at least one event from the calendar in your Library.

Explore the members list of a group. Tap a profile. Explore the group list of that profile.

Explore the Invisible Admin capabilities of your profile. Tap Edit on your profile page, from here you can add/invite invisible admins for your profile.