PRS and YouTube Finally Come To An Agreement on Music Licensing Deal

Previously here at RouteNote we have been pretty critical of the PRS and how they go about their business. However, today the PRS and YouTube have finally announced that they have come to an agreement…

MOG Secures More Funding For Their Music Portal and Blog Network

MOG, the very popular music portal and blog network, has closed a new $5 million funding round. In total MOG has now raised over $12.5 million in funding since being founded in 2005. MOG has…

Digital Rights NZ/UK

Some news that might not seem immediately edifying, but might have far reaching implications. The Intellectual Property Office in the UK has issued a ‘Scoping Document‘ attempting to assess the potential role of a Digital…

The Continuing Decline of the Music Industry

It can be a bit difficult to keep perspective when all you hear is bad news. The music industry may be in turmoil, but it always has been, and change breeds creativity rather than destruction….

RouteNote on HypeBot

Steve does a little Q&A session on HypeBot – repeated here: We continue our ongoing 4QFor (Four Questions For) series with Steven Finch, the CEO of Insomnia Ltd, which owns music 2.0 start-ups www.routenote.com, www.crenk.com,…

KillerStartups blogs about RouteNote

Newcomer to the social music scene RouteNote, is designed for independent musicians who are seeking to distribute their music. The service is partnered with a handful of today’s most successful online music stores/outlets including Napster,…