Independent music is now bigger than all the major labels

As digital music revolutionises the industry, independent artists and labels are taking over as they collectively earn more than the major labels for the second year. A new annual survey of the recorded music and…

Get your music on Korea’s largest music store for free

We are thrilled to announce our latest partnership with Korean music store Bugs, the largest music store in Korea. It’s been a pretty special week for us at RouteNote as we’ve just announced our 22nd…

China’s biggest music streaming company want an IPO like Spotify

After Spotify went public at the beginning of this month China’s biggest music streamer are now readying themselves for an IPO. Tencent Holdings, tech giants in China and the company in charge of Tencent Music…

How do people listen to your music in 2018?

It’s 2018, a lot has changed since recorded music began some 100 years ago and a lot of that change has come in the past 20 years. With music having transformed so much in recent…

Beatport have bought DJ streamer Pulselocker to build their streaming service

DJ store and streaming service Beatport have just bought a rival music streaming service to tap the resources for their own. The purchase of Pulselocker, Inc. by electronic music marketplace giants Beatport has been confirmed….

Feedbands are paying artists for streams with cryptocurrency

Feedbands is a new music streaming service with a difference, it pays artists for every stream using a cryptocurrency. Feedbands, a vinyl subscription service and crowd sourced independent record label, are planning to become the…

Pandora buy ads company used by rivals Spotify, Deezer, and more

Pandora are expanding their ad tech with the acquisition of AdsWizz, who happen to cater to some of their biggest streaming rivals. Pandora have just revealed the acquisition of digital audio advertisers AdsWizz. The purchase…

NME magazine launches it’s last ever issue this week

NME have announced that they will print their last ever magazine this Friday after 66 years in making music news. 66 years after it’s launch in 1952 NME will stop publishing their magazine after this week,…

Sales statistics for December 2017 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for November 2017 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Outertone’s Uplink featured on Spotify’s ‘mint’ playlist

We were chuffed when we saw the fantastic electronic duo Uplink, signed to our Outertone label, in one of Spotify’s hottest playlists. Uplink, made up of two best friends and talented producers Phil and Nik, have…