Music shops re-open in England today as COVID lockdown is eased: Here’s where

Today marks the return of flicking through record bins for those coming back to shops as they re-open across the country. After months of lockdown on non-essential stores, England are allowing shops across the country…

Is NetEase Music safe?

NetEase Music is one of China’s big three in streaming, with over 800 million users. Is the streaming service safe for users and artists? China’s restricted and monitored internet has sparked much controversy over the…

RouteNote Partners with New Stores: Shazam, MixRadio, Amazon Prime and Juke

Today we are offering our artists several new services that we feel will enhance their experience with RouteNote and increase their streaming and sales potential. We feel that the addition of these new stores will…

How to Set a Future Release Date for your Music in Stores?

RouteNote allows artists to set a future release date. RouteNote requires a minimum of 4 weeks lead time for a future release date. When uploading your release you can set the future release date into…

Will RouteNote sign more retail partners in the future?

Yes. RouteNote is here to help artists spread the word of their music to all four corners of the globe. Our forward looking partnership team are always on the look out for promising deals that…

iTunes Launches in South America: 16 New Stores

iTunes has just gone live in South America. These new stores only launched today and they will be announced in the next few hours. This is an amazing move by iTunes, which Im sure will…

Spotify Updates Platform With New Features

Spotify released a major update to their service today, integrating a massive set of social and functional features, including the ability to linkn your Facebook and Spotify accounts, and the option of using  to play…

WHOISMGMT? MGMT’s Album ‘Congratulations’ Leaks, So They Give It Away

MGMT’s new album, Congratualtions found it’s way onto the file sharing ecosphere over the weekend, so in a striking move to make the best of a bad situation, Columbia and MGMT decided to put the…

A Private Orchard

TechCrunch reports an offer from Dimensional to buy all outstanding stock of our digital music distribution competitor The Orchard, whose operation currently has offices in 25 countries, and is losing $17.5 million dollars a year….

Does Music Streaming Cost Music Sales?

Can music streaming ever be a viable alternative to hard copy and download music sales? WMG’s Edgar Bronfman has his doubts, and looking at some of the figures being published in the media they might…