SiriusXM’s annual revenues up 35% in 2019

SiriusXM posted its 2019 earnings, showing significant growth over last year, since the acquisition of Pandora. Operating and financial results show revenue of $2.1 billion and $7.8 billion respectively, increasing 38% and 35% over the…

YouTube Premium & YouTube Music hit 20 million paying users

Alphabet CEO (Google’s parent company) Sundar Pichai announce YouTube’s latest milestones regarding their premium services. As of Q4 2019, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music have gained a combined total of 20 million subscribers. Whilst Spotify…

What to do when selling your music online

So you’ve finished your album and published it via RouteNote, but now what? With tens of millions of tracks on stores and streaming services, you need to stand out and promote your content to make…

How to get started writing music

Writing music can be a daunting task when faced with a blank slate. While a degree in music theory may be advantageous, it’s not a necessity when there’s a whole host of free content online…

How to get my music on Claro Música for free

Mobile music streaming store Claro Música attract 5 million users in South America, Central America and Mexico. Get your music in front of a new audience for free with RouteNote. Claro-musica is a Latin American…

How to start a record label online

Social media has made it easier than ever to start your own record label with no money. Get started on SoundCloud & YouTube and reach out to artists and friends you want to work with….

Tech entrepreneur, meme extraordinaire and SoundCloud rapper Elon Musk heads back to the studio to craft ‘Don’t Doubt ur Vibe’

Hot off the success of his first track last year RIP Harambe, ‘Emo G’ – Elon Musk –  drops his latest banger on SoundCloud. Elon Musk has dropped the follow up to last year’s fire…

UK Government slashes business rates for grassroots music venues

The government has announced a serious cut in business rates required by 230 small and medium sized venues. The change will apply to all music venues across the UK with a rateable value below £51,000,…

How to clear ‘Recently Played’ in your Spotify library

Sometimes you want a clean slate and we’ll show you just how simple it is to refresh your Recently Played songs on Spotify. Rediscovering an early played track, playlist or podcast on Spotify, via your…

Twitch Host Non-Stop Music Sets From Boiler Room

Twitch, the live streaming video platform, look set to expand beyond video game playthroughs and e-sport competitions, with their latest partnership with Boiler Room. Boiler Room, the organisation behind live underground DJ sets from Disclosure,…