Sofar Sounds raise $25m, but will artists see any of that?

Sofar Sounds are bringing unique, intimate gigs to people’s living rooms and other mysterious locations – but are they for the artists, the audience, or themselves? Sofar Sounds aren’t just a live sessions producer, nor…

Sales statistics for February 2018 are now available

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

Feedbands are paying artists for streams with cryptocurrency

Feedbands is a new music streaming service with a difference, it pays artists for every stream using a cryptocurrency. Feedbands, a vinyl subscription service and crowd sourced independent record label, are planning to become the…

Sales statistics for October 2017 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for October 2017 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Kanye West clashes with Jay-Z’s Tidal backing out of his exclusive deal

Just days after Jay-Z released his first album in 4 years exclusively on Tidal, his good friend Kanye West has clashed with Tidal abandoning their exclusive deal. Jay-Z’s celebrations for his 13th album to go…

RouteNote sales statistics for November 2016 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for October 2016 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

RouteNote sales statistics for October 2016 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for October 2016 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

Copyright Royalty Board Just Increased Rates For Streaming Music

The Copyright Royalty Board have just released new webcasting rates for 2016 to 2020 for streaming services like Pandora. From January 2016 royalty rates for digital sound transmissions (music streaming to you and I) will…

Spotify Respond To Criticism From Joanna Newsom

Photography credit: LaVladina on Flickr Last week musician Joanna Newsom threw punches at Spotify for its treatment of artists but Spotify’s response shows it to be a misunderstanding. In an interview with the LA Times…

Spotify Cracking Down On “Playola” Playlist Payments

For several months there have been increasing reports of “playola” around playlists on Spotify, a method in which curators of popular playlists will request money from labels in exchange for adding their tracks to the…