How many vinyl should I press? How much will it cost? Figuring out upfront costs and managing inventory risk is challenging.
Who? Where? What?
Pressing, printing, warehousing, selling, shipping, and customer support. Ready to manage it all?
Vinyl Record Production
Keeping track of all of your audio and artwork assets and managing the vinyl production process can be daunting.
Let's face it...
Pressing your own vinyl records comes with many challenges.
How Can Qrates Help?
Qrates (pronounced like "Crates") revolutionised the way you make & deliver vinyl records to stores and fans directly.
We create tools to design, fund the costs, press, fulfill and distribute your vinyl records all in one management system.
Everything You Need To Focus On The Music
The Vinyl Studio
Start a new project with our award-winning Vinyl Studio. Featuring over 12,000 customisation options and a built-in dynamic profit calculator, you’ll know exactly what you record will look like, and how much you’ll earn, right from the start.
Store your records at Qrates and ship from either the UK or US. Manage your inventory through your project dashboard to sell, ship, and repress at any time.
We pack and deliver worldwide in less
than 10 weeks from when your project
is complete. Shipping to you, stores, or
straight to your fans.
Whether it’s 100 or 5,000 records, a limited release or a first-time project. Qrates has a sales model that suits you. No risk, and no over-ordering—we only press what you sell.
Independent—but not alone. Our team
is ready on standby to help you every
step of the way to ensure your project
Get your music into the hands of a
community of serious listeners. Publish
and sell on Qrates and tap directly into
our retail distribution network - where you can keep up to 90% of the revenue.
A Home for Your Music
Hear It From The Artist Who Use Qrates
"Housing and shipping is a huge inconvenience that you guys have solved."
Manager, 11e1ven Group
Artist, All India Radio
"I just love the way it works with you guys. I absolutely love the way the records are packaged."
Start Your Vinyl with Qrates
Get a 10% discount code instantly from the form below and plan your first project now. Don't worry, we'll explain what to do step by step. We're here to help!