June 14, 2019: New Music Friday

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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Set the Clocks with Spotify’s Timed Release Feature

When you’re getting ready to release a new single or album, we all know there’s a ton of things to consider: Which stores and streaming platforms will you be distributing to? What kind of pre-release press campaign are you going to run? What kind of content on social media are you going to share to […]

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What’s In a Name? 4 Tips For Choosing Your Artist Name

Picking an artist name isn’t easy. But there are some things to keep in mind that could really benefit you when fans search for your music online and in streaming platforms!

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Wednesday Video Diversion: June 12, 2019

Happy Hump Day folks! Back at it with a wonderful wind-down of TuneCore Artist music videos. Over here at TuneCore HQ we’re also taking a moment of silence in honor of the 20th anniversary of Oasis paying Gary Glitter $340K for using his lyrics – wait for it – “Hello, hello, it’s good to be […]

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Is Songwriting a Talent or a Skill?

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shaun Letang, founder of Music Industry How-To. MIHT is a resource for musicians and music industry professionals.] At times, you’ll be tempted to look over at your neighbor and wonder how it is that they’re able to write so many incredible songs. “They must be naturally gifted”, you […]

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Know Your Rights: A Simple Guide to Digital Royalties

[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by TuneCore’s Director of Publishing Administration, Chris Dampier. It was originally posted by our friends at Soundfly on the Flypaper Blog.] Have you just released the greatest track ever? Congratulations! Do you have any idea how you will get paid what you’re owed and not get ripped off? Through […]

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Add Lyrics To Your Instagram Stories Today!

Good news, artists – this week, Instagram announced a new feature that allows users to add lyrics to their Instagram Stories. Instagram and Facebook have been making it easier and easier for fans and artists alike to share music and promote discovery. This update is sure to be a fun new way for artists to […]

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June 7, 2019- New Music Friday

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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Creating Community Within Your Fan Base

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] Back in 2014, there was something worth setting my alarm for every Thursday at 6am. There was a purpose behind that extra little spring in my step, the way I smiled as I got ready, and rushed out the door around 7:30am. I was living in […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: June 5, 2019

Happy Wednesday once again, folks! This week we’re back with another round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos to distract and delight. We’re also celebrating the fact that on this very date just 55 years ago, the late great David Bowie released his first ever single! It was “Liza Jane” and credited to Davie Jones with […]

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