To publish a record on the market, you need to have the corresponding Reproduction and Distribution licence from the Society of Authors in the country where the record is going to be distributed.
What steps do I need to take to publish my own record?
First of all, you must be a member of the SGAE and have your works registered. At least 80% of the works on the record must be your own work. It is also necessary that you have no advances pending with the SGAE nor with any Publisher. In addition, you must not have collected more than collected more than € 3,000 in your last two share-outs for Mechanical Reproduction.
How often can I request this service?
You can produce two self-productions a year. before requesting the second one, the status of your account as a member of the SGAE will have to be re-checked.