Where can I download copyright-free music for my videos

Our in-house label, Outertone has over 1000 electronic songs that are free for you to use in your videos on YouTube without invoking a copyright claim or strike. Outertone is RouteNote’s label, promoting some of…

Live streaming platform Caffeine raise $113m in funding

Gaming, entertainment and creative arts live broadcaster Caffeine raises $113 million in Series D funding. Caffeine are a competitor to live streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube, launching out of beta in November last…

YouTube have launched their own ‘Spotify for Artists’ type dashboard for music analytics

YouTube have just launched a brand new dashboard for artists featuring a lowdown of all the stats that matter about them and their music. Analytics for Artists is a welcome new platform for artists, labels,…

How to change your channel art/banner image on YouTube for artists

So you’ve got your music on YouTube, how do you change the banner at the top of your profile?  In this article we’ll explain how to change your banner image but if you haven’t taken…

How to change your artist image on YouTube

Once your music is on YouTube, changing your artist icon isn’t necessarily straightforward so we’re going to walk you through how to do it. In this article we’ll explain how to change your image icon…

450m hours of YouTube are watched every day – and that doesn’t count on phones or computers!

YouTube is huge and the latest figures from their Brandcast event show that even on the sofa LOADS of people are watching videos. YouTube’s Brandcast 2020 event revealed some incredible figures which show that off…

Can YouTube Suspend Vevo Channels?

Yes. Vevo is technically the same as any other organisation that places their music videos onto YouTube and beyond. Vevo is an entity that controls the rights to both Universal Music and Sony Music video…

When, where and how to watch WWDC 2020

Apple are gearing up for their annual Worldwide Developers Conference, this year entirely online. Here are all the details you need to watch. Where Apple will be hosting the livestream on apple.com and YouTube. Head…

Quibi are on track for 27% of its subscriber goal

Prelaunch, Quibi predicted their end of year subscribers at 7.4 million paying users. They are currently on track for under 2 million. In another disappointing week for Quibi, end of year target numbers are not…

YouTube’s ‘Self-Certification’ guidelines detail what content is “suitable for all advertisers”

Over the last few years, we’ve heard many instances of video being ‘demonetized’ when containing offensive content. It’s never been very clear what context the material must be in to classify a video as “ineligible…