Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…

How to get signed to a hip-hop record label

Rewind twenty years and the only way to get your music out there and make an impact is to pray a label comes across your music and likes your style. But the times are changing….

What’s the difference between FLAC and MP3?

FLAC, MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG. Why are there so many different audio file formats and what do they mean? All audio file types have a purpose. Different formats are suited to different use cases, such…

RouteNote Coronavirus Update: Services will continue as usual

Hello RouteNote users, We wanted to reach out and let you know what’s happening at RouteNote as there are lots of questions surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic currently. First of all, we will be continuing operations…

Independent artists forecast to earn $2 billion+ this year

As independent artists take back control over music from the big labels they’re on track to make record breaking revenues. Starting with DIY movements in the 70s and 80s, the necessity of major record labels…

Sales statistics for December 2019 now available

You can now view your Sales and Streaming Statistics for December 2019 on your account at www.routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, with full breakdowns of your streams and sales across all stores and platforms…

Independent music is the fastest growing part of the industry

Thanks to the freedom of the internet and new platforms the power has shifted from major labels and into the hands of the artists in a new age for the music industry. Punk helped to…

Spotify’s music upload deadline for the holiday period

This holiday period make sure that your music makes it live in time for the new year and festivities and upload before Spotify’s deadline. Spotify have released their deadlines to ensure that your music is…

Upload your music in Hi-Def FLAC to streaming services for FREE

When you send your music out into the world for the people to hear you want to make sure they’re hearing it the way it was intended to be heard. That’s why we’ve made it…

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…