Wednesday Video Diversion: September 7, 2016

On this very day back in 1968, the legendary four-piece that would become known to the world as Led Zeppelin made their live debut in Gladsaxe, Denmark as “The New Yardbirds”. In honor of this historic moment, we invite you to completely disassociate yourself with whatever “Work” you had planned to get done today and … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: September 7, 2016

TuneCore Heads to Mondo.NYC 2016!

New York City has long been a hub of creative talent and technological innovation here in the States. Between the thousands of artists and bands, the amazing music venues, and headquarters of music industry brands, it only makes sense that organizers have chosen Manhattan and Brooklyn as the landscape for Mondo.NYC 2016! Mondo.NYC is kicking … Continue reading TuneCore Heads to Mondo.NYC 2016!

New Music Friday: September 2, 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? The Sun’s Tirade Isaiah Rashad Hip Hop/Rap, R&B/Soul The Renaissance Devvon Terrell R&B/Soul, Hip Hop/Rap Get Off My Radar Low Anxiety Rock, … Continue reading New Music Friday: September 2, 2016

Maximizing Facebook Ads On an Indie Budget

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog post written by Don Bartlett, owner of No Door Agency, an Austin, TX-based boutique management and marketing agency. Don also hosts a monthly seminar titled “Facebook Marketing For Musicians“.] Independent artists are constantly looking for ways to eke maximum value from very limited promotion budgets. As Facebook continues to … Continue reading Maximizing Facebook Ads On an Indie Budget

Wednesday Video Diversion: August 31, 2016

It’s the last day of August, which in a lot of peoples’ minds spells the last day of summer. While most calendars would disagree with that point, you may find yourself currently dazed, staring out of a window wondering: Where did it all go? We don’t have the answers for you there, but we definitely recommend … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: August 31, 2016

3 Tried & True Methods of Negotiating Higher Pay From Venues

[Editors Note: This article was written by Jhoni Jackson and originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog.] Upstart bands and artists in the early stages of cultivating a fanbase often encounter opposition when booking. From a business perspective, it makes sense: if a talent buyer or venue owner isn’t sure you’ll draw a crowd, then handing over … Continue reading 3 Tried & True Methods of Negotiating Higher Pay From Venues