Bristol psych-rockers Insomnichord go acoustic with us + interview

Insomnichord are a brilliant up-and-coming progressive/psychedelic rock band from Bristol, UK and here’s how they sound unplugged. One of the many fantastic artists on RouteNote, Insomnichord are a rising band from Bristol. Always keen to…

What Territories / Countries Do The PRS For Music Manage for Publishing Collection Royalties

The PRS manages territories that are outside of the UK. These licensed territories include: The Bahamas Bermuda Cyprus Gibraltar The Gulf Malta As these territories are managed by the PRS they work on the same…

RouteNote Payments will be delayed this month

This weekend it’s a bank holiday weekend for Easter in the UK so the RouteNote team will be away until the 18th of April. Due to this payments will be a few days later than…

Live Nation just bought the majority stake in Isle of Wight Festival

Massive live entertainment company Live Nation have just bought a majority stake in the iconic Isle of Wight Festival. Live Nation will work with Isle of Wight festival’s leaders John Giddings and Solo Music Agency…

Every track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is in the charts, raising questions of chart legitimacy

Ed Sheeran’s phenomenal Spotify success is raising doubts with some over the integration of streaming data in the official charts, as the UK top 20 currently features all of Sheeran’s new album. Sheeran released his…

Thanks Brexit, now Sonos speakers cost more in the UK

It’s fast approaching a year since the British EU referendum found us voting to leave the European Union, and the fallouts of Brexit are starting to take effect as Sonos raise their prices. Sonos have…

BBC Radio 1 launch ‘Brit List’ after they “struggled to break any UK artists in 2016”

2016 was a great year for UK music with Adele and David Bowie dominating UK artist sales but when it came to introducing new UK acts, 2016 was a loss. Fortunately Radio 1 are coming…

80% of the UK’s singles market comes from Spotify and other streaming services

As streaming grew to record levels last year it saw so much growth that music streaming now makes up 80% of the singles market in the UK. The Official Charts Company have revealed a new…

BPI reveals that Brits love streaming music, streaming over 1bn songs a week

2016 was undoubtedly music streaming’s biggest year ever and now that the year is over we can start looking at just how massive it was, starting with how much the British love it. Music sales…

Prince William knights Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge

In a “recognition of British music’s significance to the UK” Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO of UMG, has been knighted by Prince William. Yesterday Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted London-born Lucian Grainge during…