Category Archives: Artist Profiles

Ron Pope: Finding Success in Independence

TuneCore Artist Ron Pope has seen incredible success since grabbing the steering wheel and leaving his major label in favor of independence.  He's had over 1.5 million digital downloads of his TuneCore-distributed songs, and tickets to his live shows are going quickly (case in point: his upcoming show at New York City's Irving Plaza sold out well in advance). We were lucky enough to speak with Pope about where he started, where he sees himself now in the music industry, and how TuneCore is a part of his team...
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Get Out of Your House & Into Theirs – Booking a House Concert Tour

By Mikey Wax Hey TuneCore friends - My name is Mikey Wax, and I'm a singer/songwriter from Long Island, NY. I've released two full length albums, and have been successfully touring for the past few years. After releasing my first album at the end of '08, I built a small but promising fan base through word-of-mouth on social media sites. From that, I was able to sign with a small booking agency at the time who got me on a couple tours, but the relationship wasn't right and soon parted ways. That's when I was forced to think outside-the-box and find other ways to gain more fans.  It turns out that losing my agent was actually one of the best things for moving my career forward, as it was then that I came up with the idea of booking house concerts...

New World Order Single Out Through TuneCore Japan

We've got some exciting TuneCore Japan news: Major Japanese group World Order just released their new single "Imperialism" through TuneCore Japan.  The digital release is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon MP3, music.jp and Oricon Music Store. Fronted by ex-martial arts fighter Genki Sudo, World Order is  a Japanese dance and music ensemble whose mission is to inspire others to reflect on contemporary society, working styles, global culture, and images of modern Japan. Fronted by ex-martial arts fighter Genki Sudo, World Order is  Japanese dance and music ensemble whose mission is to inspire others to reflect on contemporary society, working styles, global culture, and images of modern Japan.