Viagogo ticketing company has been blocked by Google for advertising

Google are making a stand against ticket touting with the suspension of Viagogo as an advertising partner. Ticket touting has become a serious problem with ticketing companies online. Viagogo are often at the centre of…

Tropical Pressure Festival brings world culture to a weekend of pure joy

RouteNote and the Sessions team made their way to the Cornish coast to spend a weekend with artists from around the world amongst one of the most magnificent festival celebrations around. Music festivals are the…

Sales statistics for May 2019 now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for May 2019 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Live music popularity has seen a decline in 2019

Live music has never been as big an industry as it has been in recent years, but so far this year it has seen a surprise reduction in popularity. Live music is massive. Just look…

Eric Prydz is DJing in a giant glowing sphere

DJ sets are a bit different to other musicians sets, you have to think outside the box to keep the stage lively. Maybe massive spheres full of light are the answer. In just over a…

Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…

Spotify to compete with Apple Music in Russia, for cheaper

Spotify are launching in Russia after teasing them for years, and they’re taking Apple Music on at a price level. Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russia for years….

Hans Zimmer is composing BMW’s electric cars

One of Hollywood’s most notorious producers is taking his composition talents to soundtrack the next generation of BMW vehicles. World renowned producer Hans Zimmer has been in a different environment lately, working with BMW on…

Hilton Hotels the latest major company sued for not licensing music

You’d think the people running one of the biggest hospitality companies in the world would understand simple licenses… It seems not. Hilton Worldwide are facing a lawsuit after the unlicensed use of music in videos…

RouteNote heads to Tropical Pressure – An amazing celebration of world music

Cornwall is home to a lot of magical people, music and events. This fact is rarely more clear than at Tropical Pressure, the celebration of amazing music from around the world – culminating in a…