Discover your listening similarities with your favourite artists using Spotify’s Listen Alike

Find what listening habits you share with top musicians, podcast creators, influencers and everyday listeners with Spotify’s Listen Alike feature. Using Spotify’s listening data, Listen Alike shows how listening to music connects us even while…

Spotify add over 100k tracks to Indian catalogue

Spotify have recently signed a deal with Indian record label Saregama, adding their full catalogue of over 100,000 songs to the platform in India. Spotify launched in India last year, since then it has been…

What is a release? The difference between singles, EPs, albums and extended albums.

If you’re new to music distribution you may be unfamiliar with releases and the different types on offer. Simply put, ‘release’ is an all-encompassing term for singles, EPs, albums or extended albums. If we ask…

Where to sell beat licenses online in 2020

So you’ve finished crafting the perfect hip-hop beat, but not sure what to do next? Here’s how to spread the word and sell licenses. When selling beats online, you want your music to be in…

How to finish music and know when it’s done (video)

There’s only one thing that’s harder than starting the creation of a new track – finishing the creation of a new track and calling it ‘Done’. If you find yourself staring into the abyss, deciding…

How to view your Spotify play history

With Spotify on desktop, you can easily see your track-by-track history or a breakdown of all the artists, albums and playlists you’ve listened to recently. Here’s how. Head to the ‘Play Queue’ icon in the…

The best free Soundrop alternative

Soundrop specialize in distributing cover songs to stores. At $9.99 per track while keeping 15% of artists revenue, this model can become very costly for independent artists. With RouteNote, you can distribute your cover songs…

Mobile uploads to SoundCloud are now supported

SoundCloud have finally added the ability to upload tracks from your smartphone on iOS – and soon Android. After years of requests from SoundCloud fans and users, the music streaming platform have finally made mobile…

SoundCloud spotlight and track editing now on iOS

SoundCloud have added new control for artists over their music when they’re on the go in the iOS SoundCloud app. SoundCloud have added the ability for users to edit their tracks whilst on the go…

Get your music on Instagram’s new TikTok style videos for free

Instagram are taking after TikTok for their latest feature to combine short videos with music, and RouteNote brings your music to both for free. This week Instagram announced Reels, a new feature for 15 second…