How to find inspiration: Musician tips for writing songs

Being able to play your instrument is one thing, but finding the inspiration to write music is a whole new kettle of fish. Sometimes you need a little help to get your creative juices flowing….

Finally, a frequency splitter made for musicians – KMA ‘Tyler’ pedal review

KMA Machines offer a sexy solution to frequency splitting in their pedal – ‘Tyler’.  Lewis from the wonderful post-hardcore/math-rock band Hypophora gives the low-down after taking the pedal on the road for their latest tour….

Pow! The superhot WAXX will keep you warm this January

WAXX are the hottest drum & bass duo since Royal Blood and they know how to rock! Combining raucous fat riffs with sexy pop hooks Pixie and Bubz know how to melt some faces whilst…

Japan protects artists with new 70 year Copyright laws

Japan have updated their copyright laws to protect intellectual property for up to 70 years following agreements with countries around the world. Japan have updated their copyright law to extend the copyright protection period from…

How to write a hit – 10 top songwriting tips from famous musicians

Even if you’ve written one hundred songs before, sitting down to write a song can be one of the hardest things to do as a musician. Whether it be finding inspiration, finding the right key,…

How to get my music on Napster for free

Getting your music on the top music streaming services and download stores is easy and free when you distribute through RouteNote. Veterans of online music streaming, Napster are one of many services we can send…

Fender have reinvented their guitars on the advice of musicians

Fender’s new line of American Performer guitars updates their American Special range which they’ve worked closely with performing musicians for guitars tailored to guitarists. Fender have been working closely with performing artists to update their…

Sales statistics for August 2018 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for August 2018 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

RouteNote – Revenue Sharing – Completely Free Automated Revenue Sharing and Accounting System for Artists and Labels

RouteNote has officially launched our Revenue Sharing program up to all RouteNote artists. Revenue Sharing allows artists to share royalties from any release with another artist within the RouteNote platform. Revenue Sharing is a completely…

Music streaming streaming royalty rates for artists 2018

As an independent artist you want your music to get out there and for the world to hear it. But the next step once it’s live online is getting paid for it, how much exactly…