How to distribute compilation albums

RouteNote is the ideal solution for unsigned artists to get their music on stores quickly, easily and for free. RouteNote can also be the best choice for labels and compilation curators too. If you’re managing…

Sampling culture: How has it evolved and how much of modern music uses samples?

Sampling has developed as an art-form in itself and laces genres and artists through evolving patchworks of music; but when the paintbrush is sodden in legal and ethical questions how does it prevail and where…

YouTube Content ID – Explained for Musicians and Record Labels (Video)

YouTube Content ID is a complex system that finds audio and video used in all user generated content uploaded to YouTube. This video explains how the YouTube Content ID system works and how artists and…

What is YouTube Content ID and How Does It Work? (Video)

What is YouTube Content ID and how does it work? This is the RouteNote overview of the YouTube Content ID system and how it works. We run through the basics of how the system works,…

Music Copyrights: What different music licenses mean

Music licenses can be a complex matter and there are a lot of different types available that are worth understanding to ensure your music is protected correctly and that all artists earn their royalties fairly….

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…

Facebook just signed a deal with ICE, licensing millions of tracks

As Facebook move into music legitimacy they are signing deals across the board to protect copyrights, now adding ICE to their friends. Following the past year’s controversy over music copyrights on Facebook the social media…

You can buy a songwriting credit on Prince’s first hit single

Ever wanted to be able to say that you have a credit on one of the world’s biggest, baddest and best musicians’ songs? It’ll come at a price. You can buy almost anything you can…

Facebook sign licensing deals with major rights-holders Kobalt, GMR, and SESAC

Facebook are fixing their issues with music copyrights one step at a time and some big new licensing deals mark a big step. Facebook have faced criticism for the rife infringement of music copyrights on…

How to join RouteNote’s YouTube Network and get paid for your videos

We run a great YouTube Network that helps creators get paid and monitor their performance, here’s how you can sign up. Joining our YouTube Network helps you to earn money, gives you access to loads…