#ICYMI: TuneCore Weekly Round-Up May 23-29

TuneCore Artist Spotlight

TuneCore Live at Bardot was another sellout event. Congrats to the performers that rocked the house: Act As If, Curtis Peoples, and Best of Friends. Mark your calendar for June 24 when more TuneCore Artists take center stage.

the_lacsThe Lacs’ new release Outlaw in Me has been Top 5 on the iTunes Country chart all week. The record is out on Average Joes Ent., the home of Colt Ford, Mud Digger, and others.

As reported in Billboard, and all over the Internet, Chance the Rapper’s long-awaited secret/experimental release Surf, credited to Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, was a surprise drop on iTunes May 29, and it is available for free.

Big-time producer, media mogul and TuneCore user Jonathan Hay wrote an article describing his preference for the sound of the Jay-Z owned streaming service Tidal. He’s quoted as saying, “For our album to go from TuneCore to the homepage of Tidal, and to be heard by Roc Nation…that shows their level of commitment to the artist.“

Popular YouTube and TuneCore Artist Savannah Outen premiered the video for her new song “Boys” with Nylon.com to coincide with her release date.

The new single “Boom” from singer, model, media star Mahogany Lox hit Top 50 in U.S. pop charts and #7 overall Brazil.Screeching Weasel

Recess Records released legendary punk rock band Screeching Weasel’s Baby Fat Act 1 on iTunes this week through TuneCore. Baby Fat is a punk rock opera in two acts inspired by Rigoletto.


Artist Service News

Make sure you’ve got enough CDs on hand for fans. The summeCD Manufacturingr music season kicked off last week with Memorial Day weekend celebrations. And now that many of you are on the road touring or playing local festivals, it’s the perfect time to beef up your merch table. 

CD’s are a fan-favorite and we’re giving you $50 off your purchase of $500 or more when you use promo code SAVE50.


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