Will I Be Notified When My Music is Live in the Stores?

Unfortunately stores and streaming services do not provide an automated notifications system for when your music goes live in the stores. However, if you set a release date when uploading your release then it will…

How long does it take before my music will be visible on our retail partners sites?

This option varies depending on which retail partner you have accepted. However, most retail partners normally work on a 1 – 2 week moderation process. RouteNote works on between 1 and 2 days moderation/admin process,…

Will RouteNote sign more retail partners in the future?

Yes. RouteNote is here to help artists spread the word of their music to all four corners of the globe. Our forward looking partnership team are always on the look out for promising deals that…

Hilco Will Close HMV Store in Islington, London, by the end of January

HMV will now be closing their flagship store in Islington, London. The Islington HMV store will be closed by the end of the month. The store‚Äôs last day of trading will be January 25. This…

RouteNote 2.0 Is Here – New Stores and Referral Network So Anyone Can Be Their Own A&R

Welcome to RouteNote 2.0. RouteNote is announcing some major changes and upgrades to our service. We have been working very hard for the past six months to upgrade our infrastructure and service. Today, everyone will…

HMV Confirms and Goes Into Administration

It has been confirmed by HMV that they have gone into administration. On 13 December 2012, [HMV] announced that as a result of current market trading conditions, the Company faced material uncertainties and that it…

iTunes Launches in South America: 16 New Stores

iTunes has just gone live in South America. These new stores only launched today and they will be announced in the next few hours. This is an amazing move by iTunes, which Im sure will…

Does Music Streaming Cost Music Sales?

Can music streaming ever be a viable alternative to hard copy and download music sales? WMG’s Edgar Bronfman has his doubts, and looking at some of the figures being published in the media they might…

Vishal J: Breaks into iTunes Store Top 10 Electronic Songs!

Here at Routenote we are always pleased to announce the success of unsigned or independent artists who, against all odds, disprove the common assumption: the only career in music is with a major label. Vishal…

eMusic Adds Sony to Their Music Store But Reactions Have Been Terrible

A few days ago it was reported that eMusic has come to a deal with Sony to add their catalogue. However, there has been a lot of reaction from this new deal for eMusic, because…