DJ Mixes Now Payout For Music Used In Mixes Automatically

A new deal with Dubset Media Holdings means songs and samples used in DJ Mixes will automatically generate revenue for the original copyright holders. DJ mixes play a large part of the online indie music…

Free Music You Can Use On YouTube Without Copyright Including Tobu and Axero

There are lot’s of advantages to using RouteNote, one of them is our YouTube Tools that give you access to a whole host of music you can use for free and license-free images you can…

YouTube Protecting Creators Further With Improved Content ID

YouTube have announced improvements to their Content ID program to protect creators and help them earn more revenues. In a blog post yesterday YouTube announced that they’re developing a system to help creators continue earning money during…

Facebook Implementing Video Copyrights To Stop ‘Freebooters’

At last Facebook have put a Content ID system in place to stop ‘freebooters’ making money by uploading other people’s videos. Facebook video has been a massive success since it launched with users getting millions…

Artists From Katy Perry To Deadmau5 Call For Music Copyright Reform

Christina Aguilera, Deadmau5, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie are amongst the international music stars backing petitions to update copyright laws online. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was created in 1998 to protect copyrighted work on…

Copyright Royalty Board Just Increased Rates For Streaming Music

The Copyright Royalty Board have just released new webcasting rates for 2016 to 2020 for streaming services like Pandora. From January 2016 royalty rates for digital sound transmissions (music streaming to you and I) will…

Did SoundCloud Remove a Silent Track for Copyright Infringement?

The past week there’s been controversy over SoundCloud’s supposed copyright claim over a track of silence, but has SoundCloud’s copyright system gone too far? The short answer is no. On the 22nd of November DJ…

Warner Music Group Fighting For Rights Back To ‘Happy Birthday’ Song

Happy Birthday became public domain last month and now Warner Music want to take the rights to the song back. On the 22nd of September it was ruled by a federal judge that ‘Happy Birthday’…

How Do I Submit a Copyright Claim or DMCA takedown?

If you believe someone wrongfully distributed music through RouteNote and you are the copyright holder (or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright holder), please follow the steps below to submit a DMCA…

What are the official “standard” names of classical composers?

Full names of composers, including middle names and correct spelling ie George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart