Does Saxophone Make Everything Sound Better?

by Tom Newman on July 29, 2014

Yes it does! Take a listen to this new remix by German producer Joseph-Westphal of Calvin Harris’ hit, Summer.

Terrible Auto-Tune of the Week

by RouteBot on July 29, 2014

Hilary Duff is back with a new song and its terrible! You cant expect me to believe she sounds like this live or even anything like this! They are just releasing something based on her celebrity name and not her actual musical talents.

Whiteboard channel TruScribeVideos have just released a new video in celebration of Weird Al’s release of his number one album, drawing every album cover to date, from 1983, through the medium of… whiteboard? Take a look.

Spotify has updated their iOS app with equalizer feature that offers 22 audio presets, including electronic, hip-hop, acoustic and classical among other options. Additionally, users can manually define their own equalizer settings within the app.

The new feature is being rolled out to users today and anyone can access this via their settings option and then Playback.

Spotify-Equalizer-music streaming service

After over 30 years of releasing hit singles, Weird Al has just achieved his first number one album on the Billboard Top 200, with his new album Mandatory Fun. In just it’s first week, it sold an impressive 104,000 copies. It’s also the first comedy album to top the chart since 1963. In the lead up, he release a series of music videos parodies all over the web, on different sites including The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo, Nerdist, College Humor and YouTube.

Listen to the entire album for free on Spotify, or purchase from iTunes

Rhett & Link

by Tom Newman on July 28, 2014

A couple of creative geniuses on YouTube, Rhett & Link, with a total of over 300 million views, have a tonne of hilarious videos you should check out, including “music videos, sketches, and ridiculous local commercials”.

Brand new Adventure Club Mix – Superheroes Anonymous 5: Road Trip Edition

Pharrell Goes Triple Platinum

by Tom Newman on July 28, 2014

After just over a years since its release, ‘Happy’ has just past triple platinum status.

June 2013 saw Happy as the lead single of the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, selling 1.8 million copies.

Since the singles official release towards the end of 2013, its spent a total of 4 weeks at the top position and hasn’t left the top 20 since, giving the single the fourth position in top selling records of the millennium.

The video that’s been viewed over 350 million times sits below.

RouteNote have been lucky enough to work with the team at Devin Super Tramp to find music for their videos. Here is the latest placement.

This video features Tobu – an electronic artist that has been signed to RouteNote for the past year.

AVbyte – Musical YouTubers

by Tom Newman on July 25, 2014

AVbyte a channel on YouTube who take popular films and video games, and turn them into musical performances.
A brilliant idea, here’s GTA 5′s transformation.