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…

How to design your next album artwork

Outside of technical requirements, your coverart needs to be eye catching and consistent with the music connected. While the industry standard program to jump to is Photoshop, there are plenty of free tools online to…

Share your Spotify Canvas moving art tracks to Instagram

Spotify have expanded their moving artwork on tracks so that artists can share their video-art for their music on Instagram. Artists around the world have been loving Spotify Canvas since they launched it in beta…

SoundCloud spotlight and track editing now on iOS

SoundCloud have added new control for artists over their music when they’re on the go in the iOS SoundCloud app. SoundCloud have added the ability for users to edit their tracks whilst on the go…

How should your album artwork look? (video)

You need to make sure your artwork meets a few standards so that it can be used to take your music around the world. This simple video explains all you need to know to get…

Spotify are testing video album artworks

Spotify are testing out a transformation of the time-honoured sidekick to music: The album artwork. Artwork has been a massive part of music for nearly a century. The visuals chosen by an artist or their…

How to find album artwork and know its copyrights

Before you get your music online it needs great artwork to accompany it and you’ll need to make sure the images you use are all okay to upload. Choosing the right image to go with…

RouteNote’s new and improved artwork upload page

We’ve updated our ‘Upload Artwork’ page to look better, work better and prepare to make your cover art even better quality on stores. When you log in to www.routenote.com and upload your music you’ll notice…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: Album artwork

If your music is going onto streaming services and music stores you want to make sure your artwork is the best it can be. You can upload your music onto the world’s biggest music streaming…

Spotify are trying out videos that replace artwork

What’s the future of artwork in a world of digital music? Spotify reckons it could be looping GIFs. In the past few days some people have noticed that certain songs on Spotify had a different…