Musicians’ Union calls for extension to UK Government support schemes for musicians

With COVID-19 cancelling live events and negatively impacting musicians incomes, Musicians’ Union’s General Secretary Horace Trubridge calls for more financial support and a review into streaming models. UK Parliament’s Culture, Media And Sport Select Committee held…

Watch Quibi on TV, now with support for Chromecast

Quibi add support for Chromecast on their iOS and Android app, allowing you to stream content to your TV. Quibi initially launched as a short-form mobile-only platform, designed for on the go watching. With at-home…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

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…