There's two main ways to find content on Electroracle. Either by using our "Explore" pages, or searching for content.
To search for content, click on the search glass in the upper right corner. A search bar will be visible. Just start typing for what you want to find and wait a second or two for the data to load.
If you have mistyped something, a suggestion might appear at the top of the search results. If you want to use the suggested search word, simply click it.
The results will be displayed in different categories depending on the item type of the result. If you want to see a results profile page, simply click the name of the item. If there's more than 5 results in a category, you are able to click "Show all XX related results" to see them all.
If you want to explore for content, without searching for it, you can click on "Explore" in the menu to get lists of all our content.
You can switch between different item types in the left sidebar menu. Here, you can also see how many items there is in total for each item type. In the upper part of the list of content, you can filter on different parameters to narrow down your results.
Most pages have more results than what we are able to fit into one screen, so if you want to navigate further in to your results, use the pagination on the bottom of the page. If you have selected filters, you can also see how many results are available with your selected filters to the left of the pagination.
In our newsfeed we give you news posted on the Electroracle, as well as displaying links to news from the best news outlets in the scene. News marked with are external links that will be opened in a new window. If they do not have such an icon, it means that it is a newspost created on Electroracle and will be displayed on the site.
You are able to select a specific outlet in the filter. First news from external sources has been gathered since the middle of June 2016. If you have a suggestion for a new resource of news, send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. All that is required is a well formated RSS feed.
In our Listen section, you get suggestions of releases to listen to on Spotify. Having Spotify installed is required for this functionality. You get most out of the functionality if you are signed in. Then we gather what genres you seem to prefer and give you recommendations from that data.
You are able to select different genres depending on what you are in the mood for. For recommended (logged in feature), we present releases from your (up to) five most visited genres with a maximum of 40 releases in each genre. If you select a specific genre, we will display you a list of the highest rated, newly added and most popular in that genre, with a maximum of 40 releases in each category. If you want to scroll through the list, simply click the arrow button.
In our Watch section, you get suggestions of videos to watch on YouTube and Vimeo. You get most out of the functionality if you are signed in. Then we gather what genres you seem to prefer and give you recommendations from that data.
You are able to select different genres depending on what you are in the mood for. For recommended (logged in feature), we present videos from your most visited genres. If you select a specific genre, we will show you videos tagged with that specific genre. If you want to see another video, simply click the arrow button to the right of the video.
On Electroracle you are able to follow artists, labels, people, media, DJs and companies. You must be logged in to start to follow. You can start follow them by going to their profile pages and click on the button "Follow xxxxx".
Whenever something is updated about the item you are following, it will show up on the dashboard in the "Following updates" section.
Since we don't want you to miss anything, we will send you an e-mail with all the following updates once every day (if anything has happend of course). If you don't want to get an e-mail update about this, you are able to turn this off in My Settings on your profile page.
You are able to comment on all profile pages. You find the comment section at the bottom and you need to be logged in to write a comment. Remember to keep it clean. Simply write some nice words of great feedback and click "Post comment" to submit.
Almost all information is editable on Electroracle, but generally the names are not possible to edit by our users after creation. You can report if the name is misspelled, the item is a duplicate or if it's not in scope of our site.
You find the report page by clicking "Reports" in the left side menu of the item profile page. Here you are able to read current reports as well as posting a new one. After posting, a notification will be sent to administrators to handle the error report.