Triple J’s Hottest 100 List Is Here

For the first time in 11 years a British artist takes the No. 1 spot on Australia’s most coveted annual music poll.

DIY Till We Die: Tempesst

We caught up with Psychedelic outfit Tempesst to discuss their DIY approach to their debut album, life as an independent artist and much more.

How are Australia’s ARIA Charts Calculated?

ARIA is the official charts company in Australia. This is how the ARIA charts are calculated in Australia. ARIA charts in Australia includes both physical sales, digital downloads sales and music streaming (but doesn’t disclose…

COVID-19’s impact on APRA AMCOS royalty payments

Image credit: APRA AMCOS The Australian copyright management organisations APRA AMCOS detail the affects COVID-19 has had on April – June 2020 royalties. The copyright collectives APRA (Australian Prudential Regulation Authority) AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright…

Quibi get a price drop and free tier in Australia and New Zealand

In their most desperate attempt to boost subscriber numbers, Quibi drop the price of subscriptions and add a free tier to the short video streaming service. The news dropped via an email to customers in…

Red Bull close its studios and cutback on music

Reports claim Red Bull are to sell or shutdown their network of global record studios, as tensions within the company cause its music division to collapse. This comes from a whistleblower in Australia reporting to…

Over 60% of Australians use music streaming services, new report shows

A new report has revealed that over 12.5 million Australians use streaming services to get their music fix now. Music streaming is pretty universally huge across the world now and for many is the primary…

Australia & Germany reveal how they’ll relaunch live music following Coronavirus

As we approach the midway point of 2020 countries are starting to look at how we’ll rebuild after the effects of COVID-19 and it’s impact on industries like live music. The Coronavirus has had a…

Free Music Distribution for Australian Record Labels and Artists

Australia has some amazing artists and record labels – from Hilltop Hoods all the way to John Farnham. RouteNote is live in Australia and we have been working with some amazing artists and labels for…

Australia’s music revenues grew over 10% in 2018

Australia have reported incredible growth in recorded music revenues last year with a massive boom in streaming. Music streaming services worldwide are causing a giant boost to music industry revenues. The Australian Performing Right Association…