Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…

Bandcamp are pressing vinyls for artists and labels now

Bandcamp’s platform for independent artists and labels is getting a bit more physical with a new vinyl pressing service. Bandcamp provides a streaming platform and digital store for artists and labels to easily share their…

Protect your music: A guide for artists on copyright

The world of copyright can be a complicated one but as an artist or creator it is VITAL you understand how your work is protected by the law and how to ensure you have the…

TikTok may be launching a music streaming service

From letting anyone make short music videos to streaming music in full, TikTok’s business could be changing. TikTok is one of the world’s favourite apps, with over 500 million users creating short clips and music…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: How do I see how much I’ve made?

My music has been live for longer than 45 days, where can I see how well my music has done? We receive the statistics and earnings that your music has made throughout a month 45…

We need to start treating producers in hip-hop fairly

It’s become all too common to hear of producers getting screwed over or unappreciated for their work. This has to end. Producers are a major artery in the blood flow of the music industry and…

How to get my music on YouTube Music free

Over a billion people use YouTube and with YouTube Music they’ve created a dedicated platform for all of the great music uploaded and released around the world. Get your music in front of that giant…

How to get your music on iHeartRadio for free

iHeartRadio is the de facto home of online radio with hundreds of radio stations available for streaming online. We’ll get your music on their All Access tier in front of 120+ million listeners for free….

RouteNote and DistroKid: music distribution costs compared

There’s a lot of choice when it comes to getting your music online and it can be hard to decide who to go with. We’ve compared our free and Premium distribution with DistroKid to help…

Artists receive only 12% of music industry sales, independence is the future

The music industry is quickly moving online and becoming more autonomous for artists but big labels and publishers are still leaving artists out to dry. In the last year the US music industry made an…