Terms & Conditions

Magazine Specifications

Trim Size: 8.125" wide x 10.75" high. Printing: Web offset, 4-color process. Paper: 40lb. coated. Cover: 80 lb. Binding: Saddle stitched.

Ad Specifications

Formats: PDF, TIFF, and EPS files preferred. Packaged InDesign and Photoshop files (with all images and fonts included) are also accepted.

Resolution/Color: All files need a minimum resolution of 300 dpi at 100% of their print size. Colors should be in process CMYK.

Proofs: We cannot guarantee accurate color reproduction on press unless a SWOP-calibrated contract color proof is supplied. See www.swop.org/certification/ert2006.asp for additional information.

File Submission: Use our convenient FTP site (entermusicftp.com) for managing your file submissions.

Special Ad Sizes & Placement: Available at the discretion of the publisher. Please call for information on non standard-size ads, cover gatefold, poster inserts, bind-ins, web site, and other advertising opportunities.

DRUM! abides by all major Standard Rate and Data Services advertising contract recommendations and practices.


Commission: 15% to qualified agencies. Any incurred production fees are non-commissionable.

Prompt Payment Discount: A discount of 1.25% is available to advertisers who pay bills within 14 days of invoice date. This discount is not applicable to payments made by credit or debit cards, wire transfer or PayPal.

Retail Rates: The following accounts may qualify for retail rates: music stores, teachers, schools, and record and DVD labels.

Credit: Overdue bills incur a carrying charge of 1.25% per month. Overdue accounts forfeit discounts and commissions and will be placed on a C.O.D. basis for future advertising.

Special Positions: For specified pages add 10% (only available for 1⁄3 vertical page or larger ads). Special positions are not guaranteed for late material. Odd formats, add 10%.

Bleeds: No additional charge. Spread, fullpage, 1/2 horiz., 1/2 vert. 1/3 vert., 1/3 horiz., and 2/3 vert. ads only.

Late Charges: Once files are at the printer and approved by the printer, changes incur costs that are charged back to you, the advertiser. Your advertising representative will alert you in advance of charges associated with post-deadline art changes.