Spotify for Artists’ new roster view makes pitching for Labels a breeze

Record Labels who manage their artists using Spotify for Artists have a great new way to manage their artists’ upcoming releases to top playlists. Spotify for Artists have added a new Roster View for record…

In an open letter to Bezos, musicians demand to know why Twitch doesn’t license music

The Artist Rights Alliance (ARA) wants Amazon-owned livestreaming service Twitch to account for why it doesn’t licence music on the platform. After testifying in Congress, Jeff Bezos was asked if Twitch pays artists royalties. He…

Jeff Bezos doesn’t know if Amazon-owned company Twitch pays royalties to artists

When questioned in Congress about Twitch streaming but not licensing music, Bezos responded “I don’t know”. For some context, Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 for $970 million. Twitch has since grown to be the world’s…

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…

Indie labels Ghostly International and Secretly Group merge

Ghostly International merger with Secretly Group to bring their marketing, production and other divisions together. The deal was reportedly delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but has now been confirmed by press release from the…

How Can You Make / Earn Money on TikTok as an Artist, Label or Influencer?

How Can I make money on TikTok as an artist or as an influencer? TikTok is just like other social networks at present and most main rules apply. Artists: Artists and Labels now have the…

Spotify for Artists combines teams, labels and distributors into one spot

Spotify have made it way easier for your whole music team and backers to get involved in pitching your music to playlists, analysing your data and more. Not everyone goes it alone in music and…

Why Some “Remastered” Music Videos Look Awful (Video)

Last year YouTube allowed some major labels to remaster their older music videos (while keeping the same video IDs and views), to make them look good in 2020. Some music videos from the likes of…

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…