YouTube’s social media integration tools

YouTube is obviously the go-to site for video, and possibly even music streaming. According to inside sources, their platform is now profitable (no link, sorry) in part due to their successful wrangling with the PRS…

YouScrobble – Last.FM and YouTube Mashup

YouScrobble is an interesting little offering that allows you to build playlists, watch video and download tracks, using the Last.FM and YouTube catalogues. I’m not wholly convinced that they asked permission to use these resources…

YouTube To Free Live Stream U2 Concert on October 25th from the Rose Bowl

YouTube is starting to really push into the live video streaming market, despite saying that it wasnt a viable market for a long time. The Google-owned video website has streamed the Outside Lands concert and…

PRS and YouTube Finally Come To An Agreement on Music Licensing Deal

Previously here at RouteNote we have been pretty critical of the PRS and how they go about their business. However, today the PRS and YouTube have finally announced that they have come to an agreement…

The Pirate Bay Theme Song

The Pirate Bay has been in the news a lot lately not always for good reasons. Anyways a Pirate bay fan has now written them a theme song. I have embedded it below, so let…

YouTube Baulks at PRS Rates

VS In what may prove a revolutionary move, YouTube is refusing to pay the increased licensing fee that the MCPS/PRS alliance has demanded for the right to stream music videos for signed artists in the…

Universal Music and YouTube Partner for New Music Vide Website

CNET and the Wall Street Journal are both reporting that Universal Music Group and YouTube are in final negotiations to create a new music videos website, with the working title of Vevo. The site is…

Warner Music Group Pull All Their Music From YouTube

Warner Music Group has not been able to finalise negotiations with YouTube so they have pulled all their music from the site. There has been a lot of reports recently that YouTube will be a…

RouteNote YouTube Channel

RouteNote has launched its own YouTube channel for RNTV. Every week when we upload our new RNTV programs, they will be automatically uploaded to our YouTube channel. So make sure you head over there and…

RNTV Session 1: Ryan Jones

Ryan Jones is a singer/songwriter from Perranporth, on the North Coast of Cornwall. In addition to playing solo, he also fronts The Hitchcock Rules, an indie rock/pop band of several years standing. His solo performances…