How to distribute bass music online for free

RouteNote’s artists and labels around the world distribute all kinds of music to all major stores and streaming services online. At RouteNote, we distribute everything from EDM to country, hip-hop to jazz, rock to folk,…

The top 10 music blogs (2020)

Music journalism is alive and well even if print media is slowly disappearing, it’s just heading online. Music blogs are great; you get to discover brand new and groundbreaking music from around the world, delve…

Apple Music claimed over half the streams for some hip-hop albums in the US

Despite only holding around half the number of paying subscribers as Spotify, Apple Music gained over 50% of the total number of streams for some of the biggest hip-hop albums released in the last two…

Producer Spot release The Cure, a free sample library

The Cure is a free trap and hip-hop pack, loaded samples, loops, beat kits, vocals, synth presets and more. Brought to you by Producer Spot, the pack hopes to help you stay inspired at home…

Welcome to the Library of Congress’s free Hip-Hop sampling tool

You heard that right, the Library of Congress are making a world of new hip-hop sampling available to everyone for free. This new tool allows you to explore a wealth of free-to-use sounds from orchestras…

How to get signed to a hip-hop record label

Rewind twenty years and the only way to get your music out there and make an impact is to pray a label comes across your music and likes your style. But the times are changing….

Where to sell beat licenses online in 2020

So you’ve finished crafting the perfect hip-hop beat, but not sure what to do next? Here’s how to spread the word and sell licenses. When selling beats online, you want your music to be in…

Philanthrope Interview: Chillhop / Lofi / Instrumental Hip Hop (Video)

Philanthrope is a dutch lofi / intrumental hip hop producer. Here is a great interview with him about his music and influences.

How do I sell my first beat license

Getting started selling beats online can be a daunting task, but it needn’t be. Here are all the tips and tools to get started selling beats. Your Brand Don’t expect to build a website, post…

Fallen Roses hits the massive ‘lofi hip hop music to study and relax to’ playlist on Spotify

Fallen Roses has hit one of Spotify’s biggest playlists, earning them millions of streams after distributing through RouteNote. We’ve all seen the YouTube video with the girl drawing and her headphones on, playing an endless…