Sales statistics for June 2018 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for June 2018 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Think your Metadata’s unimportant? Think again

In this digital age of music some things are crucial to making it as an artist and as Spotify say, Metadata is the gluten holding your bread together. If you’ve ever used us to get…

Artists receive only 12% of music industry sales, independence is the future

The music industry is quickly moving online and becoming more autonomous for artists but big labels and publishers are still leaving artists out to dry. In the last year the US music industry made an…

Berklee College of Music now accept a laptop with controller as instruments

You can create entire flowing compositions and amazingly detailed pieces with just a controller and computer, so it’s rightfully being recognised as an instrument. Electronic music making and production is becoming more advanced and prominent…

Producers are going to love SoundCloud and Pioneer DJ’s new partnership

When you slap together a new tasty mix on Pioneer DJ’s tasty DJM-REC app you can now ship it straight off to SoundCloud to share the love with your fans. SoundCloud have teamed up with…

Netflix look to radio as they prepare their own station for SiriusXM

Netflix have dominated TV and films online and are only growing larger but now they’re looking to the future with the launch of their first radio station. Netflix have just revealed a new partnership which…

No more downloads for music store DJtunes and DJshop after 20 years

After 20 years of offering up dance lovers a one stop shop for the best in dance music, DJshop and Djtunes are no longer offering music downloads. German companies DJshop and DJtunes are two of…

Independent artists reclaim the music industry as services add 20,000 tracks every day

The internet has made it possible for anyone to put their music out in front of the world to almost 8 billion people instantly, and artists are making the most of it. In the past…

The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

UK minister says don’t buy tickets from ViaGogo, “they are the worst”

If you don’t know by now that online ticket re-sellers are dodgy – ticket re-sellers are dodgy. Now UK Officials are warning against them after they break advertising rules. One of the biggest digital ticket…