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…

How to start a new project with other musicians

Creating new music and starting a new band is an exciting time. This guest post from Joe Hoten explores the best ways to approach working with new musicians and starting a new project. Before You…

How to promote your music and gain listeners

When the time has finally come after finding inspiration, writing, recording, mixing, mastering and you can finally press export – what comes next? There’s lots of ways to push your music to the world and…

How to use jack connections on MIDI devices

A new specification from the MIDI Manufacturers Association outlines how to use jack connections with your MIDI devices. The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) have released a guideline for using TRS Connectors instead of DIN connectors…

How to copyright your music

Copyright provides protection of ownership over your music and ensures if it’s stolen that you have the rights to defend your property. It’s important to understand copyright and how you can protect yours. Copyright gives…