Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…

Wake up to the best tunes with a Spotify alarm on your phone

Rise and shine with a unique new musical alarm from Google which connects to your Spotify for the freshest start to your day possible. The Google Clock app may have just become the best way…

Tips for artists in interviews from a top Billboard journalist

The more ears start opening up to your music the more attention you’ll get and eventually that catches the attention of journos – here’s some expert advice on handling interviews. Spotify have conducted a meta-interview…

Can I upload cover songs to Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, TIDAL, Deezer, etc.

We offer free distribution of your music to all of the world’s top stores and streaming services, and we can send your cover songs of other artists too. We at RouteNote make it simple and…

3 top tips to becoming a pro when learning your instrument

It’s a long road to becoming a master of your instrument but the journey is worth it. Here’s some tips on getting there faster. Whether you’re picking up an instrument for the first time or…

The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

6 Best Jobs For Musicians To Make Money On The Side

Following your dream can be hard but it’s worth the effort, and it’s not a cop-out to make money from it while you build your career – got to pay the bills. Whether your aim is…

How to get a verified artist profile on Spotify with a blue tick

A blue tick will show fans that your artist profile is the official page for your music on Spotify, here’s how to get verified. To get the blue tick and show listeners that you’re the…

Can I Give Away My Music for Free on iTunes?

Artists have asked if its possible to give away their music for Free on iTunes. iTunes currently only allow selected artists the opportunity to give away their music for Free on iTunes. This is selected…

How to get Spotify to play through all of an artist’s songs, rather than an artists’s most popular songs?

Consumers often have issues when they want to play through the full catalogue of an artist. Currently there are two options: A consumer can listen to any song in the artists catalogue and his the…