MySpace have recovered hundreds-of-thousands of their lost songs

Millions of songs on MySpace were reported lost, assumed gone forever but thankfully they’ve managed to find a chunk of them again. Last month musicians from around the web were horrified to hear that MySpace…

50 million songs have been lost forever by MySpace

If you’re one of 14 million artists whose old haunt used to be on MySpace then I hope you backed up your tracks. Before Facebook and Twitter came MySpace. It was a unique social media…

Facebook and Spotify bring the music to your profiles with new features

Share the songs that are special to you with everyone who comes to your profile and more new features announced at SXSW. Facebook unveiled some cool new things coming to the world’s biggest social media…

VKontakte, the “Russian Facebook” launch full music streaming service

The giant Russian social network VKontakte (VK) are taking on Spotify and Apple Music with the launch of their new music streaming service. After almost a year since they revealed their upcoming music streaming service,…

Musical.ly have integrated Apple Music’s 40m full tracks into their app

Musical.ly have revealed a partnership with Apple that will see their music streaming service stream full songs into the “music social network”. Musical.ly, the massively popular app that lets it’s users create their own music…

Social music network Whyd releasing a home speaker

4 years after French startup Whyd started to create a social place for music lovers to share music they’re open sourcing their website and creating a speaker. Whyd was started in a small Parisian apartment…

Social network VKontakte (VK) launching a music subscription service

Russian social network site VK (formerly VKontakte) have revealed plans to launch a music subscription service sometime this year. In a massive shift for the popular European social network VK they have revealed plans to…

How To Create A Twitter Account As A Musician

If you’re a musician starting out or looking to gain a larger audience, a great place to get started is through social media. Andrew Apanov of We Spin, Dotted Music and Stand Above the Noise…

How Do I Get an Artist Profile on Ping: RouteNote!

Here at RouteNote we are now starting to add iTunes Artist Ping pages. As you may have heard, Apple just launched a new service called Ping.

Roadrunner Records Relaunching A&R Social Network

Roadrunner Records has announced that they will be relaunching their “SignMe to Roadrunner Records” crowdsourcing A&R process on October 4.