What is ‘revenue’ in the music industry?

The revenue of a release is the money earned from it through purchases and streams, after stores and distributors have taken their cut. The earnings shown on your RouteNote profile are based on that, meaning…

No Bandcamp fees this Friday, all revenues go to artists

Bandcamp are relinquishing their fees for a whole day tomorrow to help artists to cope through the setbacks caused by Coronavirus. A lot of artists are already suffering thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Gigs and…

Distrokid Hidden Fees?

It has been widely known that Distrokid have additional fees that they don’t like to publicise. Here is a quick run down of those fees. These hidden fees rapid increase their distribution fees to a…

American Airlines drop extra fees for musicians’ equipment

American Airlines have some changes to their music equipment policy that they promise will be “music to the ears of musicians”. American Airline’s have changed their policy regarding sports and music equipment. Whereas before it…

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…

How much does RouteNote Digital Music Distribution Cost?

RouteNote has 2 options for artists: 1. Free – Artists keeps 85% of the revenues. 2. Premium – $10 single, $20 EP, $30 album and $45 extended album. Then $9.99 annually. Artist keeps 100% of…