How to get a record deal

Where getting a record deal was the only way to make it big twenty plus years ago, the industry is changing. People are making big bucks from their bedroom with consumer grade equipment, YouTube ‘how-tos’…

Glossary of music terms and what they mean

Music theory can be confusing at times. Here are a handful of music terms you’ll need to be aware of when collaborating with fellow musicians. For a breakdown of common music industry terms, click here….

Fast forward your music career

Distribute through RouteNote, get your music everywhere, maximise your fan base and revenue. So you’ve been posting your tracks to SoundCloud and YouTube, and are starting to gain a little traction online. The next step…

Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…

EU provides guide for return to public life, concerts & festivals to be the last

The EU have outlined guidelines for member states to return to normality but unfortunately live music will be the last to return. A new document released by the European Union provides a “roadmap to lifting…

Spotify adds a button for fans to give money directly to artists

In light of the current situation and the struggles we’re facing, Spotify are helping fans and artists connect and raise money. Yesterday Spotify launched their Artist Fundraising Pick feature to Spotify for Artists. The brand…

Twitch hires Spotify director to create products for musicians

As lockdown makes Twitch one of the most popular sites in the world, their new hire will help broaden their horizons. Twitch have announced that Tracy Chan will be joining their team as the head…

A new record label has launched to help fund young songwriters through COVID-19

We’re thrilled to be part of a new initiative and brand new label helping young musicians in Cornwall to make and release music. The new Kevrenna Records is a new, online label that has launched…

Sweet Relief are helping musicians in need in the U.S.

In these trying times many musicians are at a loss, particularly if gigging was a primary source of income. If you’re in the U.S. Sweet Relief may be able to help. With the ongoing Coronavirus…

Music Giveaways: Great free apps, sample packs, and software for musicians during self-isolation

Whether it’s for some musical inspiration, the building blocks for your next big song, or just for some fun we have collected a bunch of great free stuff for musicians to discover. We could all…