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General Advertising Rates

 Space 1x 6x 12x
 1 page $1610 $1320$1250
 2/3 page $1090 $910$865
 1/2 page $885 $685$640
 1/3 page $610 $485$430
 1/4 page $470 $365$340
 1/6 page $400 $310$255
 1/8 page $260 $225$215
 1 inch $120 $105$95
 Classified Ads 60 cents per word / $12 minimum

Colors/Bleeds/Inserts

Standard Process $200 
Matched Colors $250 
Four-Color Process $600 
Inserts Rate on application 
Bleed Add 10% to space and color rate 

Ad Sizes

Space Unit WidthDepth 
1 page7"10" 
2/3 page4 1/2"10" 
1/2 page vertical4 1/2"7"
1/2 page horizontal7"4 7/8" 
1/3 page vertical2 1/4"10" 
1/3 page square 4 1/2" 4 7/8" 
1/4 page square 4 1/2"  3 3/4" 
1/4 page vertical 3 1/2"  4 7/8" 
1/6 page vertical 2 1/4" 4 7/8" 
1/6 page horizontal 4 1/2"  2 1/4" 
1/8 page vertical 2 1/4" 3 3/4" 

Mechanical Requirements

Bleed Size8 3/8" x 11 1/4"
Trim Size8 1/8" x 10 7/8"
One Column Width2 1/4"
Two Column Width4 1/2"
Halftone Screen133
NegativesNo Film Accepted / Disks Only 
Binding Perfect Binding 

Artwork

We accept IBM and MAC files for the following programs: Quark XPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, and Acrobat. When sending electronic files, include the following: original layout files; photos as TIFF or EPS @ 300 dpi; line art as TIFF @ 1200 dpi; all applicable fonts, both printer and screen. 

Files Under 20 megabytes may be sent via email to: music@musictrades.com

Files over 20 megabytes must be sent by Zip or CD to:

Music Trades Magazine
80 West Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

Or you can send files of any size to our ftp site using the instructions below:

HOST NAME: ftp.dpc-nh.com
USER NAME: Music Trades
PASSWORD: aWPuE4mG
* please note that credentials are case sensitive

If you have any more questions, please call me at: 201-871-1965 or email: paul@musictrades.com. Any Questions? Call: 1-800-423-6530

Contract & Copy Regulations
Submission of any advertisement shall constitute acceptance of the following General Conditions:

  • Advertisements are accepted upon the representation that advertiser and its agency have the right to publish the contents thereof. In consideration of such publication, advertiser and its agency agree to indemnify and hold publisher harmless against any expense or loss by reason of any claims arising out of publication.
  • Publisher shall have no liability for errors in advertiser's index.
  • Publisher shall have the right to hold advertiser and/or its advertising agency jointly liable for such monies as are due and payable to the publisher for advertising.

Mailing Instructions Address all correspondence and film to:

The Music Trades Magazine
80 West St., P.O. Box 432
Englewood, NJ 07631
Tel: 201-871-1965
Fax: 201-871-0455
Toll Free: 1-800-423-6530
Email:
music@musictrades.com

 


     
     






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