How much the top music distributors cost compared

At RouteNote we pride ourselves on offering artists the best deal for getting their music out there. With free distribution to all of the top stores and streaming services you can’t find better value. Here’s…

How to add or edit your artist image on YouTube Music

This is an old article. For updated information click here. YouTube Music is the new home for everything musical on YouTube and makes streaming simple. As an artist you want your place on their to…

Music streaming streaming royalty rates for artists 2018

As an independent artist you want your music to get out there and for the world to hear it. But the next step once it’s live online is getting paid for it, how much exactly…

How to customize your Spotify artist profile

So you’ve got your music on Spotify for the world to listen, people are tuning in and the streams are racking up, but couldn’t they have used a better artist picture?? Fear not! You can…

How to get discovered online with BBC Radio 6 Music potential

You want to get your music heard by influencers, you want those influencers to share it with their audiences, you want those audiences to become fans – but how? There are lots of ways to…

Pandora add stream counts for artists on Next Big Sound

As an artist it can be important to know who’s listening to your works of art. Pandora’s new Audience section takes artists on a deep dive into their fans new and old. Pandora have just…

GarageBand gets free lessons from artists + loads of cool new stuff

Garageband is a wicked way to make music on the go and it’s getting even better with their new chock-filled update. Apple are updating their music sketchbook-cum-DAW-cum-fun app with a load of wicked new features…

Dirty Palm gets selected for massive dance playlist on Spotify through RouteNote

We’re thrilled to see another artist make it on to Spotify’s giant playlists after uploading their music to them through us. Spotify’s playlists can have millions of followers who come each week to hear the…

Get exclusive music promotion as First On SoundCloud comes to Europe

SoundCloud are bringing their First On promotional campaign to Europe to bring the best independent and rising artists to the forefront. In March SoundCloud revealed their new campaign to promote “groundbreaking artists” on their massive…

Artists now credited on over half a billion YouTube videos

YouTube have added musical credits for over 500 million videos giving artists and writers their deserved acknowledgement in the millions of videos they are used. YouTube have added a new section to the descriptions of…