[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Davin Riley, CEO of MSCLVR, one of the Artist Services provided by TuneCore that allows artists to track URL clicks and earn extra commission. Learn more about MSCLVR here.] As a reader of this digital blog it is safe to assume that you at least reasonably comfortable with … Continue reading Why Clicks Matter in Music
On this day waaaay back in 1960, four dudes from Liverpool began a 48-night performance run at the Indra Club in Hamburg. The rest was history! What that has to do with music videos? Absolutely nothing. But we thought we’d hit you with a cool factoid to distract you from how bored you are. Before … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: August 17, 2016
TuneCore is excited to share that in Q2 of 2016, our collective base of independent artists earned $44 million – a 24% increase from the second quarter of 2015. That means that since TuneCore launched in 2006, TuneCore Artists have earned $733 million from 36.5 billion downloads and streams. Once a contentious point of consideration … Continue reading TuneCore Artists Earn $44 Million in Q2 2016
[Editors Note: This blog was written by Liam Farrell, Manager of Sync on TuneCore’s Publishing Administration team, and it was originally featured on Music Connection.] This past May, I attended a panel discussion on the current state of sync. It was a real who’s-who of gatekeepers from the sync world; a PRO exec, some big name publishers … Continue reading Think You Have a Song That’s Syncable?
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? Free Lunch Isaiah Rashad Hip Hop/Rap I’ve Got a Way Kelsey Waldon Country, Folk Sadler Vaden Sadler Vaden Alternative, Rock Just … Continue reading New Music Friday: August 12, 2016
[Editors Note: This is the first in a series of articles on organization written by Debbie Stanley. Vote for Debbie’s “Time Management For Musicians” Panel to be held at SXSW 2017.] The most essential organizational skill for a DIY musician is time management. Organizing your data and your belongings are important too, but those also require first organizing … Continue reading The #1 Skill Artists Need To Get Organized