Google introduce Hum to Search – “Hey Google, what’s that song that goes na na doo da?”

Image credit: Google A new feature in the Google app help you find the song stuck in your head. Search with a hum, whistle, singing or “da na doo ohh”. While Shazam can help when…

Apple’s deeper Shazam features will have it scanning music all the time

iPhones and iOS devices will be able to turn Shazam on to tell them what music is playing around them and in their apps constantly. Apple have only just updated devices with iOS 14 but…

The best distribution service for trance music

Get your music online today and start monetizing worldwide, across Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, YouTube, Amazon Music, Deezer, SoundCloud, Tidal and many more. At RouteNote we approve all kinds of genres and styles. Even if…

Apple Music for Artists gives you live performance data and a customizable artist page

It’s important to keep an eye on where and how your listeners are accessing your music to stay current and tailor your brand to your audience. Apple Music for Artists gives you all the statistics…

How to Shazam music in Snapchat

You can quickly and easily identify and save songs playing around you using Snapchat. This feature is available for all iPhone and Android users of Snapchat. Simply hold your finger on the screen for a…

“Alexa, Shazam yourself!” – How to get Alexa to identify songs that are playing

Who needs Shazam? Speaker with Alexa can get her to recognise the music she’s playing and tell you all about it. When you’re listening to music through any Alexa-enabled smart speaker you can ask her…

Distrokid vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

Distrokid seemingly offer a standard yearly plan to get your music to stores and streaming services, but basic features offered by RouteNote are hidden behind extra fees. For $19.99/year, Distrokid will send your music to…

Amuse vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

While like RouteNote, Amuse offer free music distribution, many of the features we offer for free are behind their paid Pro model. Amuse Music Distribution offer features designed for independent artists much like RouteNote. On…

How to distribute your beats

There are many platforms online that can help with advertising and selling licenses to your beats for other artists to use in there music. You can also benefit from distributing your beats to stores through…

Shazam’s artist images now must be changed on Apple Music for Artists or iTunes Connect

Artists will have to go through Apple to edit the profile image that comes up when anyone Shazam’s their music now. Last year Apple acquired Shazam, the music recognition app and discovery platform. The service…