L I P S joined us for a very special session that you need to see

L I P S have been doing amazing things this year and have earned loads of love from the BBC, Spotify and listeners around the world. We wanted to do something a bit special with…

Winter Mountain’s beautiful live session will keep you warm this winter

We got Joe and Sam from Winter Mountain in to offer up their soul and spirit in one of the most gorgeous sessions we’ve had at RouteNote. The full session is below and will be…

Is the future of pop music in artificial intelligence?

Computers are getting better and better at making music and soon the top songs in the charts could have little to no human involvement – at least that’s what Popgun AI are hoping. Artificial Intelligence…

You can now buy makeup on Spotify, yes – makeup

Spotify have explored a lot of different areas with their music streaming service, but makeup is one we did NOT see coming. Singer Maggie Lindemann is making use of her Merch section on Spotify offering a first-of-it’s…

Spotify discovers that surgeons love rocking out while operating

Surgeons have an incredibly important job that requires them to be in the zone – Spotify have found that rock music is the source of their zen. Spotify recently undertook an interesting survey to discover…

Mashup your fave hits from Smash Mouth, Kanye West + more with the Magic iPod

A new site lets you mashup the biggest hits of yester-decade together creating what was probably intended as a meme, and came out amazing. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet you probably…

This week marks 55 years since Bob Dylan’s self entitled debut album

55 years ago this week, Bob Dylan released ‘Bob Dylan’, his self-titled album with tracks such as Man of Constant Sorrow, House of the Risin’ Sun and Highway 51 Blues. Bob Dylan’s legendary self-titled album…

Can a computer predict chart topping hits against pop flounders?

Professor Armand Leroi believes that pop music is a science and in a new show on BBC sets out to discover whether data can transform popular music. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Leroi gathers a team…

Lithuanian band Justin 3 drop inspirational new single ‘Survivor’

Lithuanian band ‘Justin 3’ release an atmospheric new single with their new track ‘Survivor’, with a catchy chorus and a kick ass video, this is definitely a band to look out for in months to…

RouteNote Interviews: Catching up with No Hot Ashes

Back in 2015 we spoke to four talented lads from Manchester about their quickly rising band No Hot Ashes. Fusing funk, rock and pop the band have shown no sign of stopping since and with…