Apple Podcasts to get Apple Music-like features with iOS 14

With WWDC 2020 and iOS 14’s announcement just around the corner, new rumours point towards updates to Apple Podcasts bringing personalized recommendations. Apple are due to take to the stage next Monday 22nd June, where…

Discover new favourites on YouTube Music with their Explore tab

As Google move closer to making YouTube Music their one place for music streaming they’ve added a whole new discovery section. YouTube Music will at some point replace Google’s longstanding streaming service – Google Play…

Should I distribute my music to YouTube Music?

At the end of 2019, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music had a combined total of 20 million paying users. This is a huge potential audience you can tap into for free. With RouteNote, we can get…

Check out Spotify’s brand new Home screen page

Spotify listeners will get something new when they open the app and listen to music with a better home page that caters to them. Spotify have updated their Home screens for mobile and tablet listeners….

Spotify’s ‘Pay for Plays’ ad programme gets a price

Spotify have revealed more about their upcoming tool that lets artists and labels pay for targeted ads to boost streams. Spotify have been testing a feature that lets creators and their teams pay for targeted…

Apple Music’s new ‘For You’ gives you different themes to soundtrack your day

Apple Music’s ‘For You’ is getting themes to soundtrack your life that update throughout the day. As with all of the major streaming services, Apple Music pride themselves on presenting their users with curated playlists…

Pandora’s amazing genome project is making podcasts personal

Pandora redefined music discovery with their Music Genome Project which analyses the ‘genes’ of music to find similarities and differences on a minute level. Now they’re bringing that technology to podcasts for an all new…

Pandora’s ‘The Drop’ presents you new music every day

People love discovering new music when they’re streaming and Pandora’s latest playlist will be dropping fresh cuts just for you every single day. Pandora have just revealed a new daily playlist for Premium listeners. ‘The…

SoundCloud launch a new playlist tailored for you every week

SoundCloud have taken note of one of Spotify’s most popular features, their personalised and regularly updated Discover Weekly playlists. Over 3 years ago Spotify launched a playlist for everyone that changed music discovery for a…

Tell Spotify the type of music you want recommended with Nelson

Customise your own recommended playlists with this tool and discover exactly the new music you’ve been looking for. A new ‘Glitch Project‘ allows you to decide the sort of music you want Spotify to choose…