Independent record labels took 26% of the UK market share in 2020

Independent record labels saw a market share of 26% during 2020 according to the BPI and Aim.

Spotify Fresh Finds are launching a partnership program for independent artists

The program built around the Fresh Finds playlist will help developing artists learn, collaborate and grow.

How music distribution has changed

Music distribution has shifted in the past decade for the benefit of independent artists and labels. RouteNote are leading this transition.

DIY Till We Die: Copper Feast Records

We caught up with Callum Pope to chat about his experience running a DIY label, how he helps artists and much more!

How to get music distribution for free

RouteNote simplifies the experience of getting your music on to online music stores and streaming services around the world.

DIY Till We Die: Milo Gore

We caught up with South West based indie artist Milo Gore to chat about his experiences operating as an independent artist, his debut LP and much more.

DIY Till We Die: Pretty Preachers Club

We Spoke To Martha McKay Of Pretty Preachers Club About Life As A DIY Artist, The Pros and Cons and much more!

How to finish music and know when it’s done (video)

There’s only one thing that’s harder than starting the creation of a new track – finishing the creation of a new track and calling it ‘Done’. If you find yourself staring into the abyss, deciding…

Independent music is the fastest growing part of the industry

Thanks to the freedom of the internet and new platforms the power has shifted from major labels and into the hands of the artists in a new age for the music industry. Punk helped to…

Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…