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…

The top 5 places to share your music and reach listeners

It’s finished, the song is written, the pieces are recorded, the tracks are produced and the final mix down complete – what’s next? Creating, recording and finishing a track can feel like the whole process…

Spotify introduce a custom fundraising button for every artist to add

Spotify have launched Artist Fundraising Pick so that artists can add a fundraiser to their profile which fans can donate to. For the last month Spotify having been building a fantastic new addition to their…

A new record label has launched to help fund young songwriters through COVID-19

We’re thrilled to be part of a new initiative and brand new label helping young musicians in Cornwall to make and release music. The new Kevrenna Records is a new, online label that has launched…

Sales statistics for February 2020 now available

You can now view your Sales and Streaming Statistics for February 2020 on your account atĀ www.routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, with full breakdowns of your streams and sales across all stores and platforms in…

Independent artists forecast to earn $2 billion+ this year

As independent artists take back control over music from the big labels they’re on track to make record breaking revenues. Starting with DIY movements in the 70s and 80s, the necessity of major record labels…

Push.FM’s new feature lets you give fans exclusive access to content in exciting new ways

Artists can let fans unlock merch, secret links, exclusive music and more with brand new Content Unlock campaigns on Push.FM. Push.FM has just launched an exciting new feature that connects artists and fans in an…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: I want to see myself when I Google my artist name

When your music is live and you have your social pages up you want new fans and long-time listeners to find you with a simple Google search. The best way to have your music and…

Independent music is the fastest growing part of the industry

Thanks to the freedom of the internet and new platforms the power has shifted from major labels and into the hands of the artists in a new age for the music industry. Punk helped to…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: What audio file formats can I upload?

When you’re uploading your music to RouteNote it’s important that you upload your music in a file format that we accept. Whether you’re releasing your music with us for free or you’re using our Premium…