Amazon Mp3 Has Finally Launched Its UK Music Download Store

Amazon has just launched their Mp3 Music store in the UK. The store can be found at http://mp3.amazon.co.uk. The simple-to-use digital music store offering over 3 million DRM-free (Digital Rights Management) songs which will work…

Tabb’s Arcade – Under the Stars

Loose, bluesy, indie rock in a style mixing influences from both modern and (to me) 1970’s Neil Diamond, Rod Stewart sounds. The singer’s voice in particular reminds me of ‘The Rod’ at times. As a…

SongBeat: The New Music Piracy Tool That Will End Up Closing Soon Enough!

In the current climate P2P and Bittorrent file sharing isnt seen as illegal in all countries, but overall it has to be the biggest threat on the music industry because of its nature. Songbeat has…

Electrosynthesis – Core

Dense, dark electronica, reminiscent of Apollo 440 in their dancier days, but also with a more modern, chiptunesque vibe running through the album. Their single (not from the album) ‘The New Majority’ features quotes from…

Hollie Rogers – Let Me Be The Shadow Of Your Dog

This album is like a chocolate cake. Heavy, dark, rich and possibly too sweet for it’s own good: undertones from viola and double bass provide a landscape over which finger-picked guitar rambles and eddies. These…

eTuner: Tune Any Instrument on Your iPhone or iPod Touch

If you have an iPhone or iPod touch you never need to worry about buying an expensive tuner every again. For £1.19 you can pick up eTuner from the iTunes App store. eTuner is an…

Band Metrics: Soon To Launch Analytics Tool for Bands Get Angel Funding

There has been a lot of talk recently about music startups. iLike is on the table and looking for a buyers, as is Imeem. A couple months ago Tunecore received more funding and now it…

Ministry of Sound releases iDrum Anthems app for iPhone or iPod Touch

Previously here on RouteNote we have talked a little about musical iphone or ipod touch applications such as the Ocarina, and here is a new one, the iDrum. The iDrum lets users remix a bunch…

Universal Music, Are They Starting To Adopt Digital Business Models Correctly?

In the last year or so it has been tough times for the major record labels. The majors have not really been moving into the digital as fast as they should, whilst at the same…

We7 Launches Out of Beta With New Design and Added Features

After spending months in public beta and lots of changes to the ad supported music service, We7 is about to launch out of beta with a bang. We7 have launched with a “Big Listen” campaign….