How to distribute my music for free digitally

Publishing to all of the major stores, streaming services and social media platforms, RouteNote’s distribution service is free and easier than you think.

While the majority of the music industry has already hopped on the digital-first bandwagon, there are some musicians that don’t realise how cheap to set up and profitable music streaming can truly be. RouteNote help unsigned artists and independent labels publish and promote their music on stores and streaming services such as Spotify, YouTube Music, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, Deezer, TIDAL and many more, for free! We also help artists monetize their content across social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud and TikTok.

All you have to do is sign up for an account on RouteNote, upload your tracks, tick the stores, streaming services and social media platform you want to distribute to, choose Free Distribution or Premium Distribution, and leave the rest to us. Free Distribution is free of fees or recurring costs, while you keep 85% of the revenue. Premium Distribution costs a small fee and annual payment, allowing you to keep 100% of the revenue. All of the same services and features are available on both models. You can quickly switch tiers with just one click. Our dedicated moderation team will have a listen, then send it on to our partner services. Your release should hit stores in a matter or days.

Now that you’ve distributed your music everywhere, use our parter site PUSH.fm to easily market your release. Create Fan Links to share links to your music on all stores, streaming services and social media platforms with one customisable URL. Create Pre-saves to drum up excitement and engagement for your new track prior to release day. Create Content Unlocks to reward loyal fans for sharing your music or following you on socials. All three tools are free to all RouteNote and non-RouteNote artists.

RouteNote artists always keep 100% of the rights to their music. Click here to get started.

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