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

Interview: 18th & Addison – Pop Punk Power Duo Discuss New Album, Label, & More

18th & Addison are two-piece pop-punk group based in Toms River, NJ. Made up of Kait DiBenedetto and Tom Kunzman (they play live with a drummer and bassist), the duo met after leading respective musical careers and combined their talents for writing punchy, emotional and energetic rock cuts during a time where the genre is undergoing … Continue reading Interview: 18th & Addison – Pop Punk Power Duo Discuss New Album, Label, & More

Wednesday Video Diversion: July 13, 2016

Midweek blues all to easily lead to a midweek snooze. But you don’t want to fall asleep at work, in class or on the bus, right? Strap in and wake yourself up with this week’s round up of awesome TuneCore Artist music videos!   Francis and the Lights, “Friends (feat. Bon Iver & Kanye West)” … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: July 13, 2016

Interview: Jason Grishkoff, Founder of SubmitHub & Indie Shuffle

Whether you’ve got some scratch for a publicist or you’re an indie artist handling it yourself, pitching music to press outlets can feel like a long, tedious, and often unfulfilling process. Lots of email addresses, figuring out a proper word count, providing the right links, establishing relationships with bloggers and staying on top of their output – … Continue reading Interview: Jason Grishkoff, Founder of SubmitHub & Indie Shuffle