Spotify’s Year in Music 2017: A familiar face ruled streaming this year

It’s the last month of the year after 11 months of great music and Spotify have revealed what’s been hot and what has not in 2018 in the Spotify Year in Music. Who has ruled…

Viral YouTube videos might make chart hits on Billboard soon

Can you imagine Gangnam Style being number one in the official charts? Billboard and YouTube might be teaming up to count video plays in chart data. According to a new report YouTube plays are to…

Get even more stats on your SoundCloud music with Pulse updates

SoundCloud have added a bunch of new ways to see who’s listening to your music on their SoundCloud Pulse app. SoundCloud Pulse, the app made just for SoundCloud creators to track performance and statistics, has…

The top 10 best, free DAWs updated for 2017

Following our incredibly popular list of the best free Digital Audio Workstation’s (DAWs) back in 2015 we’re here to bring you a new list of the greatest software for making and recording your music –…

The Top 10 Best DAWs for music production in 2017

Getting the right music production software is vital to your music. Whether you’re recording a live band through a mixer or creating an electronic piece completely from scratch, a good DAW is essential to making your music….

Gangnam Style loses YouTube #1 spot, you won’t believe what beat it

Psy’s viral sensation ‘Gangnam Style’ has held YouTube’s top spot for years but now it has been overtaken, by this? Yes, Wiz Khalifa’s track made for the Furious 7 soundtrack is – for whatever reason…

The RouteNote team’s Songs for the Summer

Every day in the RouteNote office is filled with music, whether it be the awesome stuff uploaded to us or our own office playlist streaming all our favourite tunes through the Sonos. With the sunny…

Pandora streams are now included in Billboard’s music charts

Billboard’s famous Hot 100 music chart is integrating Pandora streams for an even more comprehensive chart of what music is the most popular at the time. Just a week after Billboard implemented streaming figures into all…

All Billboard’s music charts now include streaming at last!

Billboard have finally integrated music streaming figures into all of their charts after introducing it to their primary Top 200 chart years ago. As one of the world’s biggest aggregators for music charts Billboard’s new…

The top up-and-coming Electronic producers and EDM artists to watch in 2017

Next in our series of the rising artists to keep an eye on this year we’ll be looking at the wave of awesome new electronic artists who are bringing in a fresh wave of new…