Submissions / contact

If you want us to listen to your promo release to consider for review or airplay, send it to:

The Editor
Ed Pinsent

Terms and conditions

  1. Reviews are not guaranteed. Review, feedback or airplay for any unsolicited material is not guaranteed.
  2. All unsolicited items become the property of The Sound Projector and as such will not be returned to you.
  3. We’re only interested in reviewing new and current releases. Do not send your back catalogue for submission.
  4. We don’t review everything we’re sent.
  5. Do not attempt to make a submission, or contact The Sound Projector directly, by using Twitter or Instagram.
  6. We cannot acknowledge receipt of your submission.
  7. We will not reply to follow-up messages.
  8. We will not reply to messages enquiring about the suitability of your submission.
  9. We cannot be held liable for non-delivery of your CD by Royal Mail.
  10. We cannot be held liable if delivery of your CD is delayed by HM Customs.
  11. Send at your own risk.

Please bear in mind that The Sound Projector is largely a one-man operation. We will try to find time to listen to your submission, but we don’t like to make promises we cannot keep or raise expectations unfairly, which can often lead to disappointment.

What music does The Sound Projector like?

For the genres and styles of music we tend to listen to and review, please browse:

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Acceptable formats for submission

  • Vinyl LP (12″ or 10″)
  • Vinyl single (7″)
  • CD
  • Mini-CD (3″)
  • CDR
  • Cassette

Small runs (for example a CDR in an edition of 50 copies) are acceptable.

Please do not send the following as submissions:

  • Music hosted on Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, etc.
  • Download codes for any of the above sites
  • Unpublished work – i.e. home demos or work not intended for public consumption
  • Submissions without artworks
  • Releases in an edition of one copy
  • Mp3s or other audio files
  • Digitally-published works
  • Digital downloads
  • Links to any of the above, sent as an email


If we review your music under Recent Arrivals, you are free to quote freely from this site for publicity purposes. Please observe the following courtesies:

  • Please link back to
  • Please quote the reviewer’s name
  • Please include the date