Music Subscription Pricing Wars in India: Apple Music Drops Price and Now Cheaper Than Spotify

It seems like the pricing wars of music subscription services is heating up in India. It has been reported that Apple Music have implemented a huge price cut. An Apple Music subscription in India now…

Why are Spotify, Apple Music and other music subscriptions so cheap in some countries?

There has been a lot of talk lately about ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) for streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Saavn, etc. Some argue that the price of users should be consistent…

How much the top music distributors cost compared

At RouteNote we pride ourselves on offering artists the best deal for getting their music out there. With free distribution to all of the top stores and streaming services you can’t find better value. Here’s…

Apple Music subscription price hike for listeners in Hong Kong

Apple will be raising the cost of an Apple Music subscription in Hong Kong next month, at the end of February. Apple have revealed new prices for their music streaming service Apple Music to be…

Should You Move From Zimbalam to RouteNote?

Zimbalam, the digital music distributor, has angered artists recently when parent company ‘Believe Digital’ bought TuneCore, a rival digital music distributor. Believe Digital’s steps to integrate the two have been controversial to say the least…

How does RouteNote pricing compare to other top digital music distributors like Tunecore and CDBaby

The digital music marketplace is quite complex, but we thought we would start a series of posts that helped to explain questions in simple terms. Question: How does RouteNote pricing compare to other top digital…

AmieStreet Sign Sony Catalog. However, Sony To Scared About Using The AmieStreet Fan-Driven Pricing Model

The very popular music discovery and download site AmieStreet will soon be adding the Sony Music Entertainment catalog. AmieStreet which is best know for their fan-driven pricing model will bring the Sony catalog to their…

iTunes Releases Variable Pricing Model

The anticipation is now over, as music fans everywhere can now pay more for their favorite tracks on the iTunes Store. On Tuesday morning the iTunes store switched over to a variable pricing scheme with…