What is SoundExchange & how do I collect extra royalties for my music?

Without wanting to sound like a PPI salesman, you may have unpaid royalties from services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances. Register with SoundExchange for free to check and collect. For those unaware, the…

Top Spotify playlist curators you need to send your music to in 2020

Playlists are what can make an artist in 2020. Getting your music playlisted can be the promotion you need to bring in thousands of new listeners. We can help you send your music to Spotify’s…

CD Baby vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

The 5 best free plugin synths available now

There’s no better time to load up your DAWs and get creative with a selection of brand new and exciting plugins. These are the 5 best synthesiser plugins that we have found that are completely…

How to add music to an Instagram story

People love sharing snapshots of their day on Instagram’s Stories, but did you know you can easily add music to your otherwise silent photos? Step 1 Swipe to the right of the main Instagram screen…

These 200+ Roland TR-909 samples are available for free

Get your hands on over 200 delicious sounding samples to enliven your music at a cost of absolutely zero. We could all do with a little treat considering the current consideration. Few are the gifts…

How to send music fans to streaming services and stores

Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Facebook, YouTube – which should you share on social media to maximise clickthrough rate? Fanlinks with Push.fm allow you to share all of them and more with one URL. Our partner…

What is music distribution software?

Music distribution is the process of getting your music from your computer to stores and streaming services. Many companies offer this service, but they vary based on store choice, promotional features, additional tools, support and…

SiriusXM Premier Streaming Service is now free until May 15th

In a move to help curb coronavirus and get people to stay-at-home, SiriusXM are following other digital platforms in offering free content. SiriusXM Premier gives you full access to all of SiriusXM’s premium channels. This…

How to monetize tracks on SoundCloud for free

Your handy guide on what monetization on SoundCloud is, how to enable it and the benefits of being part of RouteNote’s SoundCloud Network. Monetization on SoundCloud is the process of earning money from plays on…