Qobuz launch Hi-Res music streaming in the US

French company Qobuz have brought their “premium gasoline of music services” to the US to take on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon and others. Qobuz have launched in the United States joining the plethora of music…

The No.1 album on the US charts only sold 823 records

Digital music is dominating the music industry as less people are going out to buy CDs than ever and this has never been more clear than with the current number 1 album in the US…

How to get my music on Napster for free

Getting your music on the top music streaming services and download stores is easy and free when you distribute through RouteNote. Veterans of online music streaming, Napster are one of many services we can send…

Japan is starting to adopt music streaming at last

Country by country the world is taking up music streaming as their platform of choice and the CD-loving Japanese are starting to pick up on the trends too. Over the past 10 years, and in…

Live music expected to be worth over $30 billion in 4 years

Live music is massive right now and it’s only going to get bigger as music streaming creates the perfect environment for live concerts to thrive and grow. Live music has been booming more than ever…

The best sites for free samples and loops to download

Loops and samples are a producers best friend, providing endless opportunities to use and rework unique sounds, melodies and rhythms into a new surrounding. But quality samples are hard to find without denting your wallet,…

Spotify now allows 10,000 offline songs on 5 devices

Spotify have upped the amount of songs you can download on each device so you can enjoy your entire music catalogue on the go, anywhere. Great news for music lovers who take their music with…

How to promote your music and gain listeners

When the time has finally come after finding inspiration, writing, recording, mixing, mastering and you can finally press export – what comes next? There’s lots of ways to push your music to the world and…

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…

YouTube Music finally launches in 17 countries including UK, US and Canada

YouTube’s new music service fell flat when many people found it inaccessible after launching, but now it’s come to everyone and in 12 more countries. YouTube launched their new music service late last month in…