June Songwriter News

By Stefanie Flamm Summer is officially here, but the music publishing industry is not taking a vacation: Racially-charged jazz standard “Strange Fruit” is used in The Birth of a Nation trailer, demonstrating that certain compositions are great to have in a sync catalogue, even if they’re rarely used. Music executives urge for music industry unity … Continue reading June Songwriter News

June News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and our digital store partners are gearing up for a summer’s worth of big updates: Amazon Music plans to release a new streaming service that will compete against Spotify and Apple Music US music mogul Guy Oseary, famous for representing Madonna and Nicki Minaj, … Continue reading June News From Our Store Partners

New Music Friday: June 17, 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? Oops Martin Garrix Dance Fractions The Queen & King Alternative, Pop 6 Blended Babies Hip Hop/Rap, R&B/Soul 18 Jack Harlow Hip Hop/Rap, … Continue reading New Music Friday: June 17, 2016

Store Update: Rhapsody is Now ‘Napster’

If you were born before the late 80s or early 90s, the word ‘Napster‘ is synonymous with completely disrupting the way anyone with access to a computer equipped with dial-up Internet service could consume music. Sketchy song titles, people mixing up  artists like “Soft Cell” and “The Clash”, slow downloads, and the first-ever DIY ‘mix CDs’ once those ‘burners’ came long – … Continue reading Store Update: Rhapsody is Now ‘Napster’

Wednesday Video Diversion: June 15, 2016

Back in 1977 on this very day, the infamous Sex Pistols Jubilee Boat Party took place on the River Thames. The iconic punk band performed their hit ‘Anarchy In The U.K.’ outside the Houses of Parliament and some folks got arrested! Wish you were on a boat right now fighting the power? Or maybe just … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: June 15, 2016

5 Low-Cost Apps to Make Any Artist’s Life Easier

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Cassie Phillips. Cassie learned over time that she could use her passion for music to help others – she writes on Culture Coverage for music lovers and artists alike to help them get the most of their experience.] Let’s face it, life as a musician is not always so … Continue reading 5 Low-Cost Apps to Make Any Artist’s Life Easier