Vishal J: Breaks into iTunes Store Top 10 Electronic Songs!

Here at Routenote we are always pleased to announce the success of unsigned or independent artists who, against all odds, disprove the common assumption: the only career in music is with a major label. Vishal…

Get My Music onto iTunes

For a long time artists have been finding difficult to get their music on iTunes and other digital music stores. Here at RouteNote we are trying to make it easier than ever before for unsigned…

VST Drum Plugins

When it comes to sequencing drum tracks, there are a whole load of different plugins available, for free or otherwise. The first one we’re going to look at is a little home-grown number called MyDrumSet…

iTunes Releases Variable Pricing Model

The anticipation is now over, as music fans everywhere can now pay more for their favorite tracks on the iTunes Store. On Tuesday morning the iTunes store switched over to a variable pricing scheme with…

Tesco Has The New U2 Album for Only £3.97

Over at MusicAlly they have pointed out that the new U2 album (No Line On The Horizon) is currently on Amazon’s US Mp3 store for only $3.99. However, because we are based in the UK…

RouteNote Artist Spotlight – Gyre

A lot of tracks go across our admin department’s desk, and when they find something exceptional, they flag it up. One of the artists that we’re particularly proud to welcome to our catalogue is Gyre….

Digital Music Distributors Compared

We’re aware of the fact that we’re a small company compared to some of our competitors, but our cost to bands is also smaller than most of them. All of our major competitors make a…

Digital Noise (CNet Music Site) Promotes our Services

Here at RouteNote we were lucky enough to get some great press over the weekend from Digital Noise. Digital Noise is a digital music news site from CNet (owners of Download.com, TV.com and more). CD…

Digital Music Stores Compared

A lot of people get in touch with us to ask how many digital stores we distribute music to, and what proportion of the digital music market they represent. We also hear comments on the…

iTunes Accounts for 82% of Total Digital Revenues for CD Baby

Have you ever wondered how much iTunes account for digital sales online? One of our competitors CD Baby has published their 2008 results which shows that iTunes currently accounts for over 82% of their total…