Ernie Ball’s ‘Special’ new StingRay basses re-invent the classic

Any self-respecting bass player knows how special Ernie Ball StingRays are and their new Special models bring that innovation into the 21st century. Ernie Ball are back with a brand new rap for a veteran…

75% of music is streamed on services like Spotify and it’s only getting bigger

In the space of a few years CDs have moved to the rear-view mirror and the world is streaming music online, streaming like crazy. Music streaming is the popular way for people to listen to…

Break the chains of audio with Sonos and Apple Airplay 2’s enhanced streaming

Set your audio free from your Apple devices and take your audio to the next level through your Sonos home sound system. Apple have launched the second generation of their Airplay software keeping their devices…

Apple Music will have 3m more subscribers than Spotify by Christmas, say executives

The Apple Music/Spotify race has been going for years but it looks like Apple Music may finally edge into the lead by the end of the year. Since Apple Music launched in 2015 they have…

MIT invent AI that extracts each instrument from songs

It could be a dream for music sampling as MIT reveal their new tech capable of finding and editing individual instruments from tracks. When a track is recorded, all of it’s different elements, sounds and…

China’s biggest music company Tencent is going public on the US Stock Exchange

China’s media giant are looking over the water for a public offering of their music company Tencent Music Entertainment in the US. Tencent have revealed their plans to put their music service Tencent Music Entertainment…

Shinola give studio quality treatment to their Bookshelf Speakers

Shinola’s gorgeous Bookshelf Speakers are getting the studio treatment with the second generation going for true audiophile appeal. Shinola have just launched the updated versions of their Bookshelf Speakers launched last year. With the help…

Soundtrack your life on Instagram with new Music mode

Music makes everything more powerful. You can’t say you’ve never wished your life had a soundtrack? Well Instagram are making dreams come true adding music to your life. Instagram has over 1 billion monthly users…

RouteNote team’s Songs for the Summer 2018

All of us who work at RouteNote love music and the beauty of it is that everyone’s tastes are different. Some of the team came together to share their favourite songs that get them ready…

The world’s favourite smart speakers Sonos are going public

Sonos have set the standard in smart speakers for the past decade-and-a-half and now they are entering a new phase by filing their company for a public offering. On Friday Sonos officially filed for a…