The Self Indulgent Friday Playlist – Post Turkey Edition

If you’re anything like me at the moment, you’ll be fed up to the back teeth with meat, leaking bread sauce at every pore, and emanating a low, sprout-related rumble. It is for this reason…

Apple Buys LaLa – iTunes Streaming in the Future

Apple confirmed on Friday that it has bought music streaming/download service Lala – the same that recently signed deals with Facebook and Google provide a music streaming through their platforms. Lala currently has 100,000 users…

Upload Tool Launched!

We’ve just launched our new upload tool, designed to make adding your music to our service quick and straightforward. You’ll need to sign in to your RouteNote account, and then you’ll find a link to…

Useful Spotify Add-Ons

Music Ally is usually a mine of information, and they’ve just published a neat little top-ten list of spin off sites that link into Spotify and help you discover music, explore other people’s collections and…

Win A Year’s Free Distribution With RouteNote

In order to encourage people to get their music online with us, and introduce new potential customers to our service, we thought we’d run a little competition. If you’re a solo musician or you’re in…

Would Lady Gaga rather be Pirated than Spotted?

As we published in this post, that’s certainly the standpoint of Swedish artist, Magnus Uggla and the Lady might well feel the same, based on the information in┬áthis post, saying that she was only paid…

Hulu, Vevo, Spotify – Embattled EMI embraces new revenue streams

We posted yesterday about EMI’s bleak balance sheet: today they’re in the news with a new Hulu page for Norah Jones, presumably the first of many of their artists that will be featuring on the…

The Self Indulgent Friday Playlist – Double H Dynamite

This is a nod to a friend of mine, who’s currently gigging and promoting an album <–[iTunes] that we’re distributing. Hopefully you’ve already got a Spotify pass, and you like funk… Double H Dynamite

Artist Self Promotion Tools – Playlist and linkmaker

Everyone seems to be agreeing that the way to get yourself noticed online is to give away a taster of your music, then give fans the opportunity to buy the rest of your catalogue, t-shirts,…

MoneySupermarket and Opinium examine Spotify’s effect on Piracy

In the aftermath of the MORI poll about music piracy, consumer advice site Moneysupermarket have commissioned their own piece of research, conducted by Opinium research in an online poll of 2,319 British adults between Friday…