|How can i purchase music from you?
|Please send me an Email to email@example.com to purchase something. There is no typical shopping system on this site. But orders via Mail are easy. Just let me know what item you want to buy. Important: Let me know your name and shipping adress - and how you want to pay (Paypal or direct Bank transfer). You will receive further infos and all details usually within a few hours.
|How much Shipping Costs do i have to pay?
|The shipping cost for physical goods depends always on the size and wheight of the package. You will receive an answermail including a suggested price and maybe options for the shipping. All orders will shipped from Germany via DHL. A secured parcel within Germany currently costs 6,99€ with tracking. Foreign countries are more expensive of course.
|What can i buy from you?
|Vinyl items: these are physical orders which needs to be shipped.
DGT items: those are destined for download orders. Full Albums only.
XDJ items: open format physical items. Needs to be shipped
|Physical? Digital? What's that all about?
|-Physical, like Vinyl or XDJ are items which needs to be shipped to you via post - dhl. Those are physical goods. Shipping costs applies!
-Digital, like the DGT items are not any things you can grab with your hands. Just like software, those are computer files, most-likely wav or mp3s audio. On this website you can buy full albums of the DGT Series only. After you have placed an order, you will get a personal download link to a packed zip file.
|Why is there no regular shopping system including shipping costs and immediatley check out with paypal?
|A shop system would mean much third party involvements from external companies and a lot of work for me just to update and keep it working. This website here is done by myself without any data usage from visitors, there aren't even bad cookies! I don't like the idea to buy a shop system from an external coder and give away data. Afterall it wouldn't make much sense too, since i don't sell a lot. Just a bunch of orders are coming in usually in a year. However i care for every order. After you've sent in your email order you can choose a shipping option and i think we will still find the best solution... i don't bite.
|http(s): Is something-records.com an unsafe website / why does your domain doesn't include a http-s ?
|My website is coming from a time before https and without other newer bad features like tracking-cookies etc. It is a simple html website without any user logins or other possibilities for website visitors to interact data with the website. Therefore there should be not much risks for you. It is an unencrypted website. Yes. Actaully this does NOT mean it is not safe! Only that send data could theoretical be intercepted... But since you don't send any userdata like logins, passwords or similar at all - not any website internal emails etc, the whole thing should be irrelevant - so don't worry too much.
|Can i buy and download something from you?
|You can buy the DGT Series digital items as download files from me. Full Albums only / no individual tracks. Just order those via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need single or self-selected tracks please visit any download shop which carries most of my music, like Beatport , Hardwax or shops under > links <.
|Where the hell is something located?
|Something Records is located in Harz Mountains Germany!
|How can i pay?
|You can pay with Paypal or direct Banktransfer.
|When do i have to pay, and when do i get something?
|All payments have to be done in advance. After the money has received at the accounts, the order will ship as soon as possible. Paypal payments will get there very fast, while banktransfers will take a few days.
|How can i listen to your music at something-records.com?
|Two ways. Click on the small PLAY button - - located at the right corner at each release. That will open your player and all tracks of that release will play in a list (*.m3u). M3u is an open language format, that can configured independently with each computer and used programs. That means a m3u list will always play depending on your computer-settings. It might play in your browser dirctly or will open an app. Sometimes browsers will not work that good. I suggest to install a player-app on your device ( think winamp, aimp, vox etc.. ) and let this open m3u files always. You can also try to right-click-save-target-as and download the m3u file, to open it then from your harddisc.
The other way to listen to something here, is of course to click on each single track of the release. That will play only that single song. Every MP3-Link-function of this website will be highlighted in orange color when you roll over it with your mouse. Click on it and there will be something happen!
|Is there any additional information available for something releases?
|Yes, click on the "/// read more ..." link, or on the cover pictures for that specific release. Also there are bigger images for each release behind the both Cover buttons * ~.
|How do i know which release is available and what is currently sold out?
|You can see the status next to each release:
- 'in stock' (available and ready for eMail orders)
- 'sold out' (currently sold out.)
- 'digital' (no physical stock - digital only)
|Who runs the label and who are the Artists behind it?
|Well, that's me ( Stephan Laubner :) The STL project is more on the vinyl and beat orientated side, while the Lunatik Sound System is ambient and experimental listening stuff. Synthonic Matter is a more experimental project and mostly freestyle Electronica. Other Something artists are listed under the links section.
|What does DGT Series mean and why don't you sell them physically?
|DGT stands for DiGiTal. You can buy them here as full album downloads. It doesn't make much sense to sell DGT Series items physically on CDs, other Formats like Vinyl, Cassettes or whatever, cause only a handful would buy them. The DGT Series is mostly ambient music and comes in (non)entertaining experimental sound, which doesn't sell a lot - so i stick only with downloads here or files and streaming at external shops and just sell the Vinyl & XDJ Series physically, plus DGTs as downloads. Btw, i encourage you to get the for-cd/printing-optimized HQ covers that i make every time for each DGT Series release. In order to do whatever you like with them to do - for private use only. Each DGT has a CD friendly playtime.
|Can i send you any Demos?
|Demos have to be send by post in physical form on cdr or something like that. Please no download links - i will not check them out!
|When will your latest physical releases be available in digital stores around the globe, ready for downloads?
|Please note that the latest and newest digital versions will most-likely not be released the same time when the physical release comes out. That's because vinyl & physical are more important to me and i will wait a good while before they are up at digital-stores worldwide.
|Is Something active in other www networks / can i find you elsewhere?
|The truth is that i'm contemporary not active at places like Facebook, instagram, twitter etc.. or any kind of blogs, online discussion forums or other social media. Any accounts or content about me or something are not made by me and is either fake and cheat, or not under my control! Nevertheless you can watch some videos on youtube and listen to some recordings at a secret, now almost dead soundcloud account. Btw, there are several autogenerated account out there - those has not been created by myself, but by companies to sell the music. However if you would like to get in touch, feel for express yourself, asking any questions, comment anything to me or if you are just interested in something, please write an e-mail. The chances are very low that we actually meet up somewhere and under four eyes. thank you :)
|Can i multiplicate your music and Something content to share it with others?
|If you do so, you will have to live with the fact of course that your multiplication will be removed by some enteties, without asking you. And that doesn't neccesarily means, the removing process has anything to do with something records per se. It's maybe not under my control. The modern times are controlled by robots not by living people.
|Are you coming from outta space?
|...are u :) ?