Listen to Harry Styles read a bedtime story on Calm

Meditation app Calm team up with Harry Styles for a ‘sleep story’ from the artist. A tweet from Calm on Monday with 111k likes and the simple line “Hello, I’m Harry Styles” sent Twitter into…

The 5 best FREE guitar and bass VST plugins 2020

Not all of us have a sweet guitar we can plug in to record with or a premium amp to play through, thankfully these plugins solve your instrument and amp qualms – and they’re free!…

Three free tips for effective digital music marketing

RouteNote help thousands of artists and labels distribute music online. Our partner site Push.fm can help RouteNote and non-RouteNote artists market their music in new and unique ways, free of charge. Push.fm provide three unique…

Free Pandora alternatives outside of the US

When Pandora launched in 2000, it was unique in its offering of personalized radio experiences to US users. Since then many streamers offer similar features and are available worldwide. Pandora offers personalized internet radio stations,…

The 5 best FREE VST mixing and mastering plugins

Once the writing and recording is done it’s time for those last little touches that make your track pristine – these 5 plugins will help you complete your sound with quality and at no extra…

Free AirPods with new Macs and iPads for students

Apple are offering free AirPods on top of discounted MacBooks, iMacs and iPads in the US. Upgrade to the AirPods Pro for just $90. Apple’s Back to School 2020 scheme offers a free pair of…

KnobCloud – buy and sell plugin licenses for free

KnobCloud claim to be “The first dedicated marketplace for audio production software licenses.” KnobCloud allow sellers to list their unused audio software licenses on the database, and buyers to browse, search and purchase discounted plugins….

BBC Sounds expand their chill out and exercise playlists

BBC Sounds have updated their Mindful Mix and Pace Setter mixes with new tunes from top artists. The BBC released their BBC Sounds app around two years ago now, as a home for its live…

How to add lyrics to your songs on Instagram Stories

With RouteNote we make it free and easy to add your music to Facebook and Instagram Stories. With Musixmatch you can add synced lyrics to your songs. When you distribute your music through RouteNote for…

Get a free library of sounds for Ableton & more inspired by Kraftwerk

These sounds come from the inspiration of Kraftwerk to offer music-makers some fresh content in tribute to the work of Florian Schneider. Florian Schneider’s recent death was a blow to many electronic music lovers who…