United Masters suddenly cuts their free distribution for artists

United Masters have launched a new model for artists to keep 100% of their earnings but it sees their free distribution’s offering slashed. United Masters have been one of a few options for creators to…

Can I add my music to Instagram for free?

Yes! Get uploading to RouteNote today, and discover all the new places your music can live, including stores, streaming services and social media platforms, free of charge. At RouteNote we help thousands of independent artists…

How to get your music on Napster as an unsigned artist

With RouteNote, you can get your music up on some of the top stores and streaming services around the world free-of-charge, in a matter of days. Naspter kickstarted the P2P file sharing movement online in…

Discover music from every country with MusicMap

MusicMap presents an interactive map, full of artists from around the world, with an easy way to listen to their music and learn more about them. Simply click a continent, then country, or search and…

5 tips to engage with fans on SoundCloud and beyond

Engaging with your fans is crucial to building a following and right now it can be more important than ever. It’s hard to connect with your fans when both you and them are stuck at…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

SoundCloud’s fifth generation of breaking artists on ‘First On SoundCloud’ is here

SoundCloud’s program for discovering and launching emerging artists is back for it’s fifth instalment of creators. Two years since First On SoundCloud launched to showcase new and rising artists on their platform, the fifth wave…

The best music distribution service for Spanish labels

RouteNote has become the go to service for independent artists around the world looking to get their music on stores and monetize across online platforms, but our revenue management, unique promo features and industry leading…

The best music distributor for UK labels

There’s a lot of technicalities you’ll have to get your head around when considering launching your label. We can simplify and reduce cost on the distribution bit, and even give you a hand earning revenue…

SoundCloud and Pharrell Williams team up to find emerging artists for a new compilation

Pharrell is on the hunt for emerging artists on SoundCloud to release with his collective ‘i am OTHER’. SoundCloud have partnered with Pharrell Williams – renowned producer and music maker didn’t ya know – for…