RouteNote partner with new store Kanjian to help artists reach wider audiences

RouteNote are very happy to announce a new store partnership with Kanjian that will help spread RouteNote artists’ music to even wider audiences around the world.

Kanjian Music is home to the biggest catalog of indie music in all of Asia, and RouteNote’s partnership with Kanjian will make that catalog even bigger. Just like RouteNote Kanjian’s primary aim is to support independent and up-and-coming artists from around the world.

Kanjian was founded in Shanghai in 2013 an is now the home to 1 million tracks from over 5,000 labels and 40,000+ musicians and provides unique marketing opportunities to help smaller artists gain exposure around the globe.

RouteNote look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with our new friends at Kanjian helping independent artists get their music heard worldwide.

As a RouteNote artist, to make your music available through Kanjian you simply need to check it under the store selection on your release. Older music from RouteNote artists will be added to Kanjian on an opt-out basis, if you do not want your music on this service please get in contact at support@routenote.com.

Update on RouteNote SoundCloud Network Track Visuals

SoundCloud are due to announce the discontinuation of the track visual offer associated with our Unlimited platform on SoundCloud.
Any visuals that have been implemented before July the 1st will not be affected, but unfortunately, any visual submitted after that date will not be implemented,  so please submit all visuals before the 1st July (Friday.) We will try our upmost to ensure these visuals are implemented.
Our unlimited tier still offers featured profiles, unlimited upload capacity, track monetization and clickable links.
Please email Soundcloud@routenote.com with any questions or concerns.

Soundcloud Go: Soundcloud Launches Music Subscription Service to Rival Spotify, Apple Music and Beyond

Soundcloud has announced their new subscription service for listeners called Soundcloud Go. Soundcloud Go is now available in the U.S for $9.99 per month.

SoundCloud Go is the same SoundCloud you’ve known for years taken to the next level: with an expanded catalog of tracks that are new to the platform, new features and new functionality.

With SoundCloud Go, listeners will get:

  • Even more tracks from emerging and established creators – including the massive hits, the latest tracks from the biggest names, the sounds of the underground, the most engaging podcasts and the best of what’s up-and-coming – all in one place
  • The ability to listen offline on their mobile device without a cell signal or internet connection
  • An uninterrupted, ad-free listening experience

Soundcloud Go is expected to rollout into more countries as time progresses as well as expansion of ad-supported listening.

After the first 30 days, it’s $9.99 per month (or $12.99 per month if purchased through our iOS app). You can cancel anytime.

RouteNote Artists: If your music is already monetized on Soundcloud then it will be eligable for Soundcloud Go from the beginning. If you haven’t yet joined our Soundcloud Network then please login to your account and add your Soundcloud channel. 

RouteNote Artists to Receive Free Unlimited Tier for Artists Monetizing within Our Soundcloud Network

RouteNote artist will now automatically received an Unlimited Soundcloud account when they monetize their tracks within the RouteNote Soundcloud Network. Unlimited allows RouteNote artists who have monetized their music on the Soundcloud platform the ability to receive a Free upgrade allowing unlimited uploads to the Soundcloud platform. Previously on the Soundcloud free option they only allow 3 hours of upload time.

Features of the Soundcloud RouteNote Unlimited Plan:

  • Unlimited Uploads to your Soundcloud account for Free
  • Track Visuals
  • Featured Profiles in the channel banners
  • Clickable channel banners

If RouteNote artists would like extra features they now have the ability to select an upgrade on their Soundcloud account. Tiers explained here.

If an artist wants to select the Pro account they will obtain the extra features and also keep the Unlimited upload status.

Additionally, if your a RouteNote artist within our Soundcloud Network and have already monetized your music, then you will receive the Unlimited update automatically when your current plan expires.

RouteNote Community Grows to Over 100,000 Accounts

Today RouteNote is happy to announce that over 100,000 accounts have signed up to make use of our services. The RouteNote Community is growing fast!

2015 was an amazing growth year for RouteNote and the artists we represent, with the launch of YouTube Networks and becoming the first distributor in the world to partner with Soundcloud.

2016 is going to be an exciting year in which we provide more great products and services, bringing our artists unique opportunities.

The RouteNote Team just wanted to thank every artist that has continued to support our cause. With your help, our mission to enable any independent artist or label with the opportunity to make it big in the music industry is ever expanding.