Avoid Dead Ends: 6 Tips For Successful Touring as an Independent Artist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo.] If you were to survey one hundred independent musicians who have spent at least a full year touring, I’m willing to bet that at least 75 of them are going to say the experience did not live up to their expectations. Touring is arduous, it’s difficult […]

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How To Write a Press Release That Grabs Attention

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] Odds are you know about the importance of a well engaged social media presence, a set of killer hi-res photos, and a captivating bio that tells the story of who you are and what it is you’re all about. But what about press releases? It can […]

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New Music Friday: May 17, 2019

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? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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3 Ways To Bust Through Procrastination

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.] More often than not we procrastinate when we’re afraid of an outcome. That’s why we can go and go and go, but when the end is in sight, we slow down; are we ready for what’s to come? Even when we’re excited about an outcome, there’s always […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 15, 2019

Happy Wednesday once again, y’all. We’re back and coming in hot with another round up of awesome TuneCore Artist music videos. And while we’re at it, let’s acknowledge the 1982 kick off of Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonders’ SEVEN WEEK run at #1 on the U.S. Singles Chart with their duet “Ebony and Ivory”. While […]

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Make a Big Impact by Tapping Into Local Promotional Opportunities

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.] These days, no matter how big or small your fanbase, all musicians are international artists. Social media gives you the power to connect with music fans all over the world and reach people on the other side of the planet who may not even speak […]

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5 Things To Think About Before Your Next Photo Shoot

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. As a music journalist who regularly deals with photo assets, Hugh offers advice to artists that’ll make things easier on them and the folks they pitch to. Next month, he’ll break down what you can feel free to skip.] When you set up your next photo […]

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New Music Friday: May 10, 2019

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? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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Getting What You Want – Without Burning Bridges

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.] Have you ever felt taken advantage of by your boss, but you struggle to speak up, afraid to bite the hand that feeds you? What about being in a band where other members aren’t respecting what you have to say, but speaking up feels like you’ll […]

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TuneCore Launches New Music Publishing Administration Updates & Features

TuneCore is announcing exciting new enhancements to the  Music Publishing Administration services we offer artists. These include: faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection, a new and improved ‘splits’ process, and more! Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for artists who wanted to […]

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