What is music distribution software?

Music distribution is the process of getting your music from your computer to stores and streaming services. Many companies offer this service, but they vary based on store choice, promotional features, additional tools, support and…

SoundCloud’s new initiatives are aimed to help artists during the impact of COVID-19

With music services and companies stepping up to help musicians, songwriters and performers SoundCloud have announced what they’re doing for artists. SoundCloud’s CEO Kerry Trainor has set out 4 different ways in which they want…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: What audio file formats can I upload?

When you’re uploading your music to RouteNote it’s important that you upload your music in a file format that we accept. Whether you’re releasing your music with us for free or you’re using our Premium…

RouteNote Support Hub is here for all your music distribution help and advice needs

We have launched our new Support Hub with all of the vital information you need when distributing and answers to the most commonly asked questions. We know there are a lot of questions when you’re…

Apple TV gets Spotify, and Spotify gets Siri

Apple and Spotify put their rivalry aside once more as their relationship strengthens even deeper with music streaming support. Following Apple’s iOS 13 launch last month, Spotify have updated their app to accompany the new…

Pandora’s Community is a new space to discuss and share music

Pandora have launched a new place for people to talk, discuss and share their thoughts on music and beyond for listeners and artists. The Pandora Community has been in the works for a while, according…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: Why has my YouTube video been claimed after uploading my music?

I uploaded my music through RouteNote and now my YouTube video is being claimed. If you have selected YouTube as a store for your release then that means it is added to YouTube’s Content ID…

Troubleshooters: My music is on the wrong artist page

My music has been uploaded to an artist page that isn’t mine. How do I get my own artist page? Sometimes when your music gets uploaded to stores and services it can end up on…

Where to get help for mental health as a musician, manager, label and tour crew

There is a very valuable helpline offering support to those struggling with their mental health in the music industry.  As we have sadly been reminded a few times in recent years, mental health can be…

Groove Music finally dies this month, ditching OneDrive streaming

Microsoft’s attempt at getting in on the music streaming hype didn’t go so well and it’s last remnants are now finally being retired. Microsoft’s Groove Music had a storied past that unfortunately never led anywhere….