Ryan Seacrest and Ludacris reveal new Youtube talent show

American TV Star and host, Ryan Seacrest just released a promo for his new show on YouTube, which gets the public to cover a song, send it in and possibly get the chance to play…

Universal are tearing down all cover song videos on Facebook

Want to tribute your favourite songs with your own cover version and share it with your friends? If you do, apparently you’re damaging a multi-billion dollar major record label… We all know how strict music copyright…

Spotify’s Singles bring exclusive music from John Legend, Tove Lo, D.R.A.M. and more

Spotify have launched a new singles section that pays homage to the old days of B-Sides with exclusive covers of popular songs by the artist accompanying a new version of their own popular hits. Spotify’s new…

Just A Gent covers Kid Cudi on Australian radio Triple J – RouteNote Artist

RouteNote were excited to see one of the artists on our service, Just A Gent, featuring on Australia’s massive radio station Triple J for a special guest performance. With an ensemble of vocalists, including Lanks,…

Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk (ft. Bruno Mars) [Sailors Remix]

When creating a remix, there’s two roads you can go down. You can either take the simple route by adding to it with (for example) a more uptempo beat, which can be fine, as long…

What steps do I need to take to distribute a cover song legally?

In the US the song needs to licensed first through a service like Limewire, other territories that require a license are Pakistan, India, Canada and Mexico. UK rules for digital distribution dictate that the owners…

Can I Distribute a Cover Song through RouteNote?

Yes, you can. If you plan on distributing a cover song, you may need to first get permission (and possibly a license) from the original copyright holder to release your song digitally. Cover songs should…