Recap: TuneCore at the 2016 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

The borough of Brooklyn and the genre of hip hop are two things that we here at TuneCore have a whole lot of love for. So when we were invited to participate in the 2016 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, you can bet we were all over it. Celebrating it’s 12th year in a row, the … Continue reading Recap: TuneCore at the 2016 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

4 Ways To Engage With Fans in Digital Stores

You already know how to get your music into over 150 digital stores and streaming services worldwide – whether it’s a single, a brand new EP/full-length, or even just a cover song to surprise and delight your fans with. And while it’s easy to get caught up with the desire to end up on Spotify … Continue reading 4 Ways To Engage With Fans in Digital Stores

Wednesday Video Diversion: July 20, 2016

Wednesday has an interesting effect on people: either they’re thrilled to be halfway through the week and have the weekend in their sight, or they woke up thinking it was Thursday and suddenly begin banging their heads on whatever flat, hard surface is available to them. That said, whether your celebrating or head banging, we … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: July 20, 2016

6 Essential Tools for Indie Artists

By W. Tyler Allen Being a DIY musician in today’s industry requires, work and hustle — but it’s possible. Straight up, it’s completely possible to become a successful independent artist in today’s digital landscape. How exciting is that?! You can make it, but like any profession or task, you need tools. Throughout my career working … Continue reading 6 Essential Tools for Indie Artists

Building Your Team as You Build Your Career

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Eugene Foley – founder and president of Foley Entertainment, a full service music industry consulting firm and licensed entertainment agency.] As the career of an artist evolves, so will their support team.   In the early days of someone’s career in the music business, they often have to handle … Continue reading Building Your Team as You Build Your Career

New Music Friday: July 15, 2016

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Lavender Scars Phebe Starr Alternative, Pop Shore Daniela Andrade Alternative, Pop Talk Back Kembe X Hip Hop/Rap Tell Me When To Go … Continue reading New Music Friday: July 15, 2016