Independent Record Labels: How to get your artists on streaming services for free

Setting up your own record label doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive anymore. With RouteNote you can upload all your artists to streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and more, as well as…

SoundCloud Reveal Subscription Service Coming To Europe in 2016

SoundCloud launched SoundCloud Go, their first ever subscription model, last month in the US and now they’re extending their licenses with labels to bring it to Europe within the year. To launch SoundCloud Go, SoundCloud’s…

YouTube Developing Music Talent Worldwide In New Initiative ‘Foundry’

A new initiative from YouTube titled ‘Foundry’ aims to help existing and upcoming musicians with their presence on the video streaming site as well as improve relationships with the industry. With music accounting for over…

SoundCloud’s New Deal With Sony Brings Subscription Service Closer

SoundCloud have signed a licensing deal with the third major record label Sony, bolstering the service and bringing us nearer to the launch of it’s new service. Licensing issues have been the main thing holding…

Spotify Isn’t Killing Record Sales and Is Reducing Piracy

Despite constant criticism studies show that Spotify¬†isn’t reducing record sales and could be helping to combat music piracy. A lot of controversy surrounds Spotify’s place (and music streaming as a whole) in the music industry….

SoundExchange See Record Payments Through Q3 2014

SoundExchange distribute royalties to artist and labels for “non-interactive digital transmissions, including satellite, Internet radio, and cable television music channels”. SoundExchange announced a record $267m was paid out to record labels and performing artists in…

Apple Talking to Labels About Launching Spotify Killer: Plus Create an iTunes App for Android Mobile Smartphones

It has been reported that Apple has been talking to major labels about launching an on-demand digital music streaming service to compete with Spotify, Deezer, Google Play All Access, Beats Music and others. Additionally, Apple…

SoundExchange Best Pro in the Music Industry? Now with Monthly Royalty Payments to Independent Artists and Labels

Amazing news for artists. SoundExchange has announced that they are moving from Quarterly payments and reporting to Monthly. This is great news for artists and labels! SoundExchange has paid out more than $2 billion to…