Spotify Direct Uploading Alternatives

Spotify recently announced that they would be closing their direct uploading feature that was available to a very selective number of artists via Spotify for Artists. Many artists were left with a month to find…

Spotify to compete with Apple Music in Russia, for cheaper

Spotify are launching in Russia after teasing them for years, and they’re taking Apple Music on at a price level. Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russia for years….

Tidal have introduced credits for the behind the scenes crew in music

So many people are involved in making music and so few people know who is behind the magic – but don’t worry, Tidal are on the case. Producers, session musicians, guest vocalists, and more. The…

Japan’s Line Music gets a free tier, music videos and more this year

It’s going to be a massive year for Line Music as they launch a new freemium tier and bring music videos to their popular service. Japanese music streaming service Line Music are celebrating their fourth…

Classical music could be the next big thing for music streaming

A new report suggests that the next genre to take off on music streaming services is classical music, with a boom in popularity. Midia Research recently published the results of a survey that looked at…

SoundCloud Go+ is now available in Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland

SoundCloud’s Premium music streaming plan is now available in 5 more countries for ad-free access to the biggest music library in the world. SoundCloud have introduced their Go+ subscription plans to 5 new territories. SoundCloud…

You can now use Stripe to pay for RouteNote Premium

We’ve added Stripe so that when you want to keep 100% of the earnings your music makes, you have a choice for how to pay. Now you can choose between Stripe and PayPal when you…

Library Section on Spotify Premium is Changing! Spotify Trying to Drive Podcast Adoption (Video)

Spotify are going to be introducing a new UI for Spotify Premium customers which will split between Music and Podcasts. The Podcasts section will also split between Episodes, Downloads and Shows. This is all done…

How Do I Get My Music onto YouTube Music for FREE

Artists and Labels can now get their music onto YouTube Music completely for free via RouteNote. Steps: Create or Login to your RouteNote Account Create a new release and Upload your music Select Google Play…

Music Listeners Aren’t Listening to the Top 500 Artists They Are Streaming More and More Independent Artists and Labels

Recent BuzzAngle report showed that top 500 streamed tracks in the USA were up just 4% last year. This is hugely down from the overall streaming count that was up 42%. Consumers are now consuming…