RouteNote Troubleshooters: I want to see myself when I Google my artist name

When your music is live and you have your social pages up you want new fans and long-time listeners to find you with a simple Google search. The best way to have your music and…

The best USB audio interfaces under $200 to record/produce music in 2020

You don’t need a studio to record your music anymore, it’s 2020! We’ve got you sorted for the top recording interfaces at the best value for money. The barriers to recording high quality channels of…

Independent music is the fastest growing part of the industry

Thanks to the freedom of the internet and new platforms the power has shifted from major labels and into the hands of the artists in a new age for the music industry. Punk helped to…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: What audio file formats can I upload?

When you’re uploading your music to RouteNote it’s important that you upload your music in a file format that we accept. Whether you’re releasing your music with us for free or you’re using our Premium…

Billie Eilish to sing the new James Bond theme song

Billie Eilish has been revealed as the artist behind the upcoming James Bond theme, making her the youngest Bond singer ever. The young pop-start has been named as the singer behind the 25th James Bond…

Nord unveil their new keyboard at NAMM

Nord are known for making some of the best, high quality, beautiful, and diverse synth keyboards in the world and there’s a new one on the way. The Nord Wave 2 is a powerful 4-part…

Bose are shutting down all stores in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan

Bose are closing 119 stores worldwide meaning hundreds of job losses, saying that retail outlets are no longer needed. Renowned audio-tech makers Bose have announced a major closure of their retail stores across the globe….

Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry

At this year’s Eurosonic, Mark Mulligan spoke on the music industry and especially independent artists’ position in it. MIDiA Research have kindly provided a snapshot of how independent music looks in 2020. 

The Akai MPC One is their cheapest beatmaker yet

Akai are taking the beats outside of the box with their most compact, most affordable MPC controller yet. The MPC One is the exciting new, all-in-one music production controller revealed by Akai at NAMM 2020….

Find the perfect Spotify playlist for you and your pets

Spending time with your beloved animals can have the perfect soundtrack made just for you from Spotify. After a bit of research Spotify found that pet owners love playing music to their companions. In fact,…