Digital music now dominates 55% of the French industry, streaming rules

The French music market is seeing the full effects of the digital music revolution as it now accounts for the majority of the industry in France. The French Syndicat National de l’Edition Phonographique (SNEP) has released…

Kosso’s debut album hits No.5 in the Dutch album charts

RouteNote was thrilled to see that one of our incredibly talented artists, Kosso, has flown up the charts with his debut album hitting number 5 this week. We have hundreds of amazing artists that use…

The Top 10 Best DAWs for music production in 2017

Getting the right music production software is vital to your music. Whether you’re recording a live band through a mixer or creating an electronic piece completely from scratch, a good DAW is essential to making your music….

RouteNote sales statistics for May 2017 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for May 2017 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

Sony are joining the vinyl revival, opening their first vinyl factory in 28 years

Sony are the first major record label to fully embrace the resurgence of vinyl as they reveal plans to begin manufacturing new records themselves. Sony are to begin producing their own vinyl records again next…

The RouteNote team’s Songs for the Summer

Every day in the RouteNote office is filled with music, whether it be the awesome stuff uploaded to us or our own office playlist streaming all our favourite tunes through the Sonos. With the sunny…

Pandora Radio get a $480 million investment from Sirius XM

Recent rumours come to a close as Sirius XM plugs a massive $480 million into Pandora, quashing suggestions that they were looking to acquire Pandora outright. Recent rumours in the industry had spread word that there…

YouTube is more popular than cable TV with teens watching every day

According to a new study more young people are watching videos on YouTube than they are watching cable TV as entertainment slowly shifts online. The study saw over 5,000 teenagers surveyed to see how they react…

New Digital Travellers Guitar Makes It Easy to Learn on the Go

Jamstik have just released the plans for a new foot long digital guitar that can be stretched out to fit everybody’s needs and bags. This new technological advancement in the world of guitars has stunned…

An EP of unreleased Prince tracks to celebrate the anniversary of his death releases

This Friday an unreleased EP full of never-before-heard Prince tracks will be released to commemorate a year since the music star passed away. The EP will be titled ‘Deliverance’ and will feature 6 six unreleased…