All of the creative ways to share your Spotify tracks

Being the largest music streaming platform in the world has its perks when it comes to cross-platform sharing. Spotify makes it super easy to share your music and the music you love with friends and…

What is a release? The difference between singles, EPs, albums and extended albums.

If you’re new to music distribution you may be unfamiliar with releases and the different types on offer. Simply put, ‘release’ is an all-encompassing term for singles, EPs, albums or extended albums. If we ask…

Spain has lost their albums chart due to COVID-19

Spain will no longer be tracking or releasing their albums chart for the time being due to Coronavirus’s impact on sales. The impacts of the Coronavirus are without a doubt being felt around the world…

How to search in a foreign iTunes Store

You may need to search for a release in a foreign iTunes Store to check it’s live in specific territories or if you wish to share a link to a more popular market. Luckily it’s…

How to design an artist logo

It’s more important than ever to make sure your online presence looks as good as possible. A strong logo is a great way to ensure brand recognition across multiple mediums. We’ve previously mentioned the importance…

Can I release charity music through RouteNote?

Yes, your charity releases can be distributed to all stores through RouteNote. A couple of notes to point out for all releases with RouteNote that are worth considering for potential charity albums. Your release cannot…

One and All, a Cornish compilation to help combat coronavirus

One and All is released today, a compilation featuring some of the greatest musical talents from the South West, with all revenue going to the Cornwall Community Foundation to help those in Cornwall affected by…

How to distribute compilation albums

RouteNote is the ideal solution for unsigned artists to get their music on stores quickly, easily and for free. RouteNote can also be the best choice for labels and compilation curators too. If you’re managing…

No more pauses between songs on YouTube with gapless playback

You’re one among many if you hate that awkward pause of silence that breaks the flow of music between tracks but YouTube are fixing that. If you’re like me, nothing ruins a listen of an…

Can I Upload a Single Before My Album and then Include that Single on My Album?

Yes. Artists and Labels are able to upload a single before their albums and then also include the single on the album. Upload the single first, and then when your ready you can upload your…