Wednesday Video Diversion: June 20, 2018

Another week, another Wednesday. If you’re staring a screen right now, it’s likely that those eyelids are increasing in weight. That’s why we’re back to offer up some sweet TuneCore Artist music videos for your viewing pleasure! Additionally, we find ourselves on June 20th, which happens to be a pop music powerhouse of birthdays: Anne […]

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Streaming Fraud and You: A Quick Guide

By Kevin Cornell   Over the past decade, we’ve watched music streaming rise as a prominent method in which fans consume their favorite songs and albums, and perhaps even more importantly, how they discover their new favorite artists. Once debated by artists big and small, there’s now an overall consensus that music streaming is not […]

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Building a One-Sheet? Use This Checklist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Janelle Rogers.]   Do you want to be taken more seriously by the music industry? I’m guessing the answer is yes if you’re reading this article. One of the simplest ways to convey a professional band/artist image is through the use of a one-sheet. So what is a […]

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New Music Friday: June 15, 2018

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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Using Instagram Stories to Promote Your Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.]   Creating awareness for your music is a delicate balance between promotion, and authentic and genuine connection. On one hand, you need to wear the marketing hat – you need to be sharing your work and encouraging fans to support you in some way. And […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: June 13, 2018

Happy Hump Day, y’all! Today’s round up of TuneCore Artist music videos happens to also fall on the birthday of Alanis Morisette’s 1995 album, Jagged Little Pill. Now old enough to buy cigarettes and lotto tickets, Jagged Little Pill was an absolute FORCE. It sold 30 million copies worldwide and helped our girl Alanis become […]

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The Types of Music Criticism You Should Be Paying Attention To

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   Thirty years ago, if you were an artist interested in learning about what strangers thought about your music you’d have to either ask for the opinion of someone at one of your shows or wait for a review to pop up in a newspaper or […]

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3 Tips To Make Your Merch Stand Out

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   Think about it: when was the last time you bought a piece of artist or band merch that you were really excited about? I don’t mean a CD or a vinyl, I mean something totally unique that made sense for the band and the band […]

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New Music Friday: June 8, 2018

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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6 Ways To Be Taken Seriously as an Artist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.]   Many musicians want to believe that if they create great art, they will be taken seriously. What they are trying to convey to the world will be immediately understood, millions will want to consume what they craft, and everyone in the industry will want to […]

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