Indian music streaming service Gaana sees 2.4x growth in subscriptions

Music streaming is getting big in India and Gaana are showing some great growth despite losses in the last year. Indian music streaming service Gaana has revealed their performance for the fiscal year 2019. Whilst…

How does Spotify count a ‘listen’ or ‘stream’ on a song?

Does simply starting a song count? What if you have it on replay? Do offline streams count? These Qs and more answered below. How exactly do Spotify classify ‘one play’ or ‘one stream’ of a…

How do I edit my artist profile on Apple Music?

Once your music is live and streaming on Apple Music it’s time to customise your artist profile and get the image you want. At RouteNote we make it free and simple to release your music…

MixCloud (Radio Stations, DJ Mixes and Podcasts) Strong Revenue Growth but Growing Losses

Mixcloud has always been a very interesting platform and it seems like they have been able to consistently grow revenues, but that has also meant big spending to fuel growth. 2018 Revenues – £2.44m (compared…

How should your album artwork look? (video)

You need to make sure your artwork meets a few standards so that it can be used to take your music around the world. This simple video explains all you need to know to get…

Pandora adds full song credits

The people that make music matter and to ensure no one is left without recognition Pandora have added full song credits on web and their desktop app. Sometimes it can be easy to be left…

Spotify Premium subscribers growing quicker than free listeners

Spotify are one of the world’s favourite music streamers and their Q3 report for 2019 shows paying users are finally growing the fastest. Spotify have released their report for the third quarter of this year….

Spotify Kids is the new app for young music lovers

Spotify has just launched a new app just for Kids, offering a curated experience aimed at younger ears with child-friendly music only. Spotify Kids is the new app from one of the world’s biggest music…

Spotify’s music upload deadline for the holiday period

This holiday period make sure that your music makes it live in time for the new year and festivities and upload before Spotify’s deadline. Spotify have released their deadlines to ensure that your music is…

Spotify are testing video album artworks

Spotify are testing out a transformation of the time-honoured sidekick to music: The album artwork. Artwork has been a massive part of music for nearly a century. The visuals chosen by an artist or their…