A Private Orchard

TechCrunch reports an offer from Dimensional to buy all outstanding stock of our digital music distribution competitor The Orchard, whose operation currently has offices in 25 countries, and is losing $17.5 million dollars a year….

Home Taping and the Music Industry Pie

The RIAA have loosed another volley against the filesharing contingent that they believe are bleeding the profitability out of the music industry. The arguments are pretty solid: those who choose to download music illegally instead…

Bid To Buy The Orchard Raised To $2 By eMusic Owners

The Orchard’s majority stock owners, Dimensional Associates, are considering a bid from music streaming service eMusic’s owners, JDS Capital. JDS have been angling for a majority in The Orchard for a while, and this is…

Emusic Signs Warner Music Deal

Emusic has just announced that they’ve licensed not only Warner Music’s catalogue, but that of every one of their associated sub-labels. From their blog: So — quite a few new arrivals today, eh US members?…

Win A Year’s Free Distribution With RouteNote

In order to encourage people to get their music online with us, and introduce new potential customers to our service, we thought we’d run a little competition. If you’re a solo musician or you’re in…

Top 100 albums of the decade

Our music retail partner Emusic has been running a countdown of their favorite albums on their blog. They’re most of the way through now, releasing ten per day, with 3 days left to go. It’s…

Why Pick RouteNote? Sheer Success

RouteNote launched back in April 16th 2008 and since that time we have we have been focused on providing the masses with the same opportunities as was only previously given to the major label artists….

How To Get Your Music onto eMusic and Amazon Mp3

Here at RouteNote we have been trying to improve our service so that artists from all over the world now have access to selling their music online via the worlds largest download stores. Previously we…

eMusic Adds Sony to Their Music Store But Reactions Have Been Terrible

A few days ago it was reported that eMusic has come to a deal with Sony to add their catalogue. However, there has been a lot of reaction from this new deal for eMusic, because…