Guy Ritchie Launches a Record Label

Guy Ritchie may have split from pop Empress Madonna, but there’s still plenty of room for music in his life. The 42 year old director has clearly been spending a lot of his time (and…

Bad Romance in a Barbershop Style – The Cherry Tree Singers

You know what time of  year it is… and since it’s been a while since we posted anything about Lady Gaga, here’s a Christmas Carol, barbershop version of her song ‘Bad Romance’, from a strange…

WMG’s 10K Filing

Warner Music Group just posted their Annual 10K with the SEC (click on the thumbnails to enlarge). Revenues are down, and the company has posted a -$77 million dollar loss for the year: double what…

Would Lady Gaga rather be Pirated than Spotted?

As we published in this post, that’s certainly the standpoint of Swedish artist, Magnus Uggla and the Lady might well feel the same, based on the information in this post, saying that she was only paid…

I Fight Dragons – Self funding in the modern market

You’ve got a great band together, some great ideas, you’ve polished your performance, you’re happy with your sound and you’ve got the perfect 15 tracks to lay down on the debut album that’s going to…

EMI to be liquidated?

Like everyone else on Wall Street, and particularly in the music industry EMI is facing pressure from it’s creditors, and the outlook is not improved by the rejection of a recent proposal from Terra Firma…

Get Music Onto iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, EMusic and More

It’s been a while since we reiterated this: RouteNote is here to help YOU get your music online and selling. There are a lot of other players in the digital distribution market, all offering different…

New LCD Soundsystem track

Just a brief one for all those who are fans of James Murphy’s (as I am). A new track, Bye Bye Bayou will be out on vinyl on the 7th of November, and digitally via…

Lily Allen’s new record label?

BBC 6 Music and the NME have just reported that Lily Allen is in the process of creating her own label:  she told reporters at the Q awards  “I love working in music. I like…

How Much Does Simon Cowell Make for Sony

I was sitting in my living this evening watching Britain’s Got Talent Final and really wondered what Simon Cowell actually owns and how much his companies make. Well I thought I would write a quick…