Protect your music: A guide for artists on copyright

The world of copyright can be a complicated one but as an artist or creator it is VITAL you understand how your work is protected by the law and how to ensure you have the…

How to copyright your music

Copyright provides protection of ownership over your music and ensures if it’s stolen that you have the rights to defend your property. It’s important to understand copyright and how you can protect yours. Copyright gives…

Learning piano is simple when you have a Really Useful poster

Learning an instrument is hard but should but worth it and this single wall poster may be the step you need to start playing the piano. What can just one poster do? Well if it’s…

Orb AI is your newest bandmate, helping you write songs

Artificial Intelligence reaches new heights every day, and the latest software writes your tracks with you. Orb Composer is a new Artificial Intelligence software that gives you tips and templates to help create tracks like…

What the hell is this scary instrument straight from nightmares

This instrument sounds like nothing else, which might be for the best as it sounds like a terrifying horror movie. The Apprehension Engine is a one-of-a-kind instrument commissioned by Mark Koven, a composer who has…

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 Interviews: Alex Doan

Alex Doan is a 20 year old German composer who has built himself a massive audience from his fantastic, orchestral compositions that take inspiration from Soundtrack legends like Hans Zimmer. With tens-of-thousands of fans and hundreds-of-thousands…

The fascinating history of music in Video Games comes together in ‘Beep’

Music is everywhere in entertainment, there are even Oscars for music in films, but video games are often overlooked for the massive influence music plays in creating their experiences. Looking to unearth the epic history…

This video game is getting a live music score and performance

In a groundbreaking move video game ‘Dear Esther’ is getting a full performance in London’s Barbican with a live music score and narration. Theater with live music is nothing new, even film viewings featuring an accompanying orchestra…

Compose Music By Hand With The Gorgeous StaffPad App

Write music using the Microsoft Surface’s advanced pen in the most intuitive music notation app available – StaffPad. StaffPad brings handwritten music notation to the 21st century, without a mouse you can arrange your scores digitally…