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Latest News From TuneCore Publishing

It’s been a muggy August here in Brooklyn, but naturally our Music Publishing Administration team in Burbank continue to comfortably work their tails off! Take a look at some of our latest news from our west coast team. If you’re curious about our Music Publishing Administration services, check us out!

SONGWRITER HIGHLIGHTS

Screen_Shot_2015-08-11_at_6.52.22_PMThe incredibly successful reggae band, Stick Figure, was formed by songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Scott Woodruff. Since 2006, Stick Figure, has released five full-length albums including the TuneCore Music Publishing administered album, Burial GroundBurial Ground reached number #1 on both the iTunes and Billboard Reggae charts, and has gained millions of plays on Spotify since its debut.

After Woodruff formed a live band in 2012, Stick Figure has shared the stage with such reggae artists as Rebelution and Tribal Seeds. Currently, Stick Figure is joining Slightly Stoopid and The Dirty Heads on a U.S national tour and is slated to play the inaugural KAABOO Festival in San Diego this fall.

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Cameroon-born, pop singer-songwriter and former member of Prince’s New Power Generation band, Andy Allo, released her newest EP and PledgeMusic funded project, Hello, in April of this year. Hello reached 143% of the goal amount through PledgeMusic, and Allo chose to donate 10% of the excess proceeds to the charity, Invisible Children. Her newest EP, which TuneCore Music Publishing is proud to administer, is the follow-up to her 2012 release, Superconductor, which was executive-produced by Prince.

In addition to being an accomplished musician, Allo also is both an actress and model and has been in various commercials and ad campaigns. Allo also recently surprised fans with an intimate, impromptu performance in a convenience store on an episode of TuneCore’s and Swisher Sweets’ Convenience Store Sessions.

SYNC & CREATIVE

In addition to our Sync & Master Licensing Database, our creative team continuously works to place TuneCore administered copyrights across all visual media. Recent pitches include music for November Criminals starring Ansel Elgort and Chloë Grace Moretz, several TV shows including Red Oaks and Dating Naked, and a trailer for the film, I Smile Back, starring Sarah Silverman.

RECENT LICENSES & PLACEMENTS

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“The Wild Life”
Writer: Carlos Sosa
Artist: Outasight
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“Hip Hop Jazz Drum Solo”
Writers: Robert Silverman,   Michael Silverman
Artist: Anthem Drums
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“Dopaminex – Dance of the Sugar plum Fairy (Hip Hop Remix)”
Writer: Med Shaw
Artist: Dopaminex

IN THE NEWS

TuneCore stays current on industry news to make sure we’re the first to know how new legislation and deals will affect our writers. Here are links to recent articles you need to know about:

The Dept. of Justice Said to Be Considering a Baffling New Rule Change for Song Licensing

9 Music Supervisors Sound off on Getting Your Music Into Film & TV

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