Global sales, marketing & distribution for discerning record labels & artists.

Above Board provide record labels and artists the expert resources and services to manage and drive your release campaigns worldwide, through a network of physical and digital partners throughout the globe.

Digital Distribution

Above Board has been specialising in digital dance music distribution since the companies inception over ten years ago during which time they have become the go to digital distribution team, delivering outstanding results on a weekly basis within the charts and playlists.


Through retaining a quality control (rather than quantity) across our entire roster of labels and by working exclusively with electronic and dance based music, the DSPs know we are a trusted source of quality output helping ensure we remain a key supplier to Beatport, Spotify, iTunes, Apple, Deezer, Traxsource, Juno, Phonica, Bleep and many more digital shops.

Although vinyl is a valued part of our business, the vast majority of the labels earn their income from digital revenue. We have worked with many of our labels on the digital (and vinyl) side for over ten years helping grow them into the biggest dance imprints in the world. These include Hot Creations, French Express, Deviation, Last Night On Earth, Feel My Bicep, All Day I Dream, Ellum, Gudu Records, Repopulate Mars, Fuse, Crosstown Rebels, Rekids, W&O Street Tracks, Hypercolour, Edible, 1800 Dinosaur, Kneaded Pains, Phantasy Sound, Hottrax, ViVA Music, ESP Institute, Food Music, Trick, Founders of Filth, Looking For Trouble, Kraftek, Let’s Play House, Of Unsound Mind, Emerald City Music, Visonquest and many more.

We cater for all genres under the dance/electronic inclduing Deep House, House, Techno, Tech House, Disco, Breakbeat, Hardcore, Electro, Ambient, Balearic, Electronica labels but always ensuring the Above Board quality stamp of approval. MAYBE A SELECTION OF LABEL LOGOS HERE SHOWING THE SCOPE OF GENRES WE DO?

Our approach to digital marketing aims to consider the individual requirements of each store and provide them with everything they could incorporate for the most efficient campaign.

We provide a boutique platform for you to release your music and yet retain 100% of your rights in the masters and our Label Services provides a step by step guide to lead you through the process of running a successful label.

  • Above Board often has over three or more tracks in the top ten of the Beatport top 100 weekly chart.
  • Our titles frequently make up 10% or more of the Beatport top 100.
  • Our releases are often supported with banners across the Beatport site.
  • Spotify features the vast majority of our labels in their playlists every week.
  • We work within the Spotify team’s guidelines to present highly effective release campaigns.
  • CHANGE LOGO HERE TO JUNODOWNLOAD – Juno’s digital team give strong editorial support to a lot of our labels.
  • iTunes global team are supportive of our titles across their territories.
  • Deezer feature our tracks in their editorial.
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  • Our digital pitching covers the international market and all key stores.

Rest assured your release will not get lost amongst folk, rock and rap releases. The digital store editors trust that our pitches include the best electronic music and the support they give our labels in return reflects that.

Recent digital release highlights are included in our Spotify playlist below (updated weekly)