Tips and Tricks: How To Use Ableton Like a PRO (Video)

This is a great video tutorial from an Ableton expert on some of the tips and tricks. Ableton has been a DAW that has been getting more popular as the years progress and its easy…

UMG CEO Lucian Grainge shares advice for artists in the age of smart speakers

The CEO of the world’s largest record label has some words of wisdom to share in the ever-changing tech of the modern music industry. The latest reports from December 2018 revealed that 66 million households…

How to find inspiration: Musician tips for writing songs

Being able to play your instrument is one thing, but finding the inspiration to write music is a whole new kettle of fish. Sometimes you need a little help to get your creative juices flowing….

RouteNote Troubleshooters: I haven’t been paid yet

It’s the 15th of the month and I haven’t received my earnings for my music yet. Is there a problem? We upload your statistics and distribute your earnings from all the stores and services where…

How to write a hit – 10 top songwriting tips from famous musicians

Even if you’ve written one hundred songs before, sitting down to write a song can be one of the hardest things to do as a musician. Whether it be finding inspiration, finding the right key,…

Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…

Tips for artists in interviews from a top Billboard journalist

The more ears start opening up to your music the more attention you’ll get and eventually that catches the attention of journos – here’s some expert advice on handling interviews. Spotify have conducted a meta-interview…

3 top tips to becoming a pro when learning your instrument

It’s a long road to becoming a master of your instrument but the journey is worth it. Here’s some tips on getting there faster. Whether you’re picking up an instrument for the first time or…

Spotify give their tips for artists getting heard in a new video series

Spotify have released a new video series guiding artists on how to get their music out there to the world and heard on Spotify. The Game Plan is Spotify’s guide to getting the most out…

How to make your SoundCloud tracks reach as many people as possible

Just releasing your music isn’t always enough to be heard. There are things you can do online to make sure you’re reaching as many people as possible. SoundCloud have some invaluable advice for making sure…