What Does it Mean for me to allowlist My YouTube channel? How does that affect RouteNote YouTube service?

Allowlist means to “exclude.” If you do not want RouteNote to collect revenue for your sound recordings on your channel, you can set your Channel Preferences to allowlist (exclude) your YouTube channel.

Rhett & Link

A couple of creative geniuses on YouTube, Rhett & Link, with a total of over 300 million views, have a tonne of hilarious videos you should check out, including “music videos, sketches, and ridiculous local…

RouteNote Believes in Streaming: Our Independent Artists Will Stay Live on YouTube

There has been a lot of talk in the past week about YouTube and some Independent labels not signing up to the new YouTube streaming service and their music being removed from YouTube. I wanted…

Xbox Music app is Bringing 92,000 Music Videos to Xbox One Users: Music and Music Video Divide is Gone

Xbox is bringing 92,000 music videos into the Xbox Music app. This shows that there is no divide between songs and music videos, which is great to see! Xbox Music is an unlimited streaming music…

Vevo iPhone App: Lets Users Watch Their Favourite Music Videos for Free on their iPhone

Online music video portal Vevo has launched its app for iPhone and iPod touch this morning (App Store link). The application is completely free and lets users find and watch music video, create playlists and more.

Beck’s Eccentricity Knows No Bounds

Checking in on Beck’s site to follow the progress of his ‘Record Club’ project I was pleased to discover that he’s posted all of the videos that were produced for his excellent album ‘Sea Change’,…

Balcony TV – Exposure for upcoming artists

You might not be able to get a slot on From The Basement without greasing some major label palms, but BalconyTV is a channel that does daily sessions with unsigned and indie artists. So far…

Major Label Video Site Vevo Received Investment from Abu Dhabi Media

Universal Music Group, Sony Music, and the other two major labels (who are expected to join Vevo before it launches), plus Google, have found the key investor they have been looking for: Abu Dhabi Media,…

YouTube Baulks at PRS Rates

VS In what may prove a revolutionary move, YouTube is refusing to pay the increased licensing fee that the MCPS/PRS alliance has demanded for the right to stream music videos for signed artists in the…

Video Content

Really good video recordings from gigs or live sessions are great for getting your fans to do your promotion work for you. Videos get shared around on youtube and other sites, and can spark interest…