Why Basic Shows Often Aren’t Enough To Make An Impact

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] The rapid transformation music is currently undergoing is changing not only how audiences listen at home and work, but also how they experience it in a live setting. There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to giving fans a truly memorable live show in 2018, […]

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Join TuneCore at A3C Conference 2018!

It’s almost that time again. Each October, thousands of hip hop artists, producers, fans and industry professionals ascend upon Atlanta for A3C (All 3 Coasts) – part conference, part festival, with attendees from all corners of the world. A3C has remained a staple in the world of independent hip hop, acting as a meetup for […]

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New Music Friday: September 21, 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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TuneCore Partners With TouchTunes/PlayNetwork

Today, we’re excited to announce that TuneCore has partnered with TouchTunes and PlayNetwork – two curated platforms that are welcoming submission considerations from independent artists of all stripes. Now when you distribute your next release, you’ll see the option to send your music to these two services. TouchTunes is the largest in-venue interactive music and […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: September 19, 2018

Happy Wednesday once again, friends! We’re back delivering up some awesome TuneCore Artist music videos – new and not so new – to remind you of the insane audio visual talent that exists in our robust indie community. Speaking of music videos and rock history, today happens to mark the 16th filming anniversary of the […]

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7 Of the Healthiest (Fast) Food Options On Tour

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo. In this piece, Angela breaks down some of the healthier options in the world of fast food on the road, and some might surprise you. If you’re here to gear up on knowledge before you hit the road, be sure to read our recent Tour Survival […]

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New Music Friday: September 14, 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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Your Tour Survival Kit

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] Call me old (I’m 33), but touring inspires about as much dread in me as it does excitement these days. Yes, it’s an opportunity for me to connect with audiences, meet other musicians and share my art with the world, but even the thought of it […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: September 12, 2018

Happy Hump Day, y’all. It’s here, that moment of afternoon haziness that creeps in mid-week and makes ones eyelids feel about twenty pounds each. Instead of zoning out on social media or actually falling asleep sitting up, why not dig on some cool music videos from TuneCore Artists? As always we’re covering all genres, so […]

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Self-Expression or Listener Alienation? The Delicate Balance of Writing Music For an Audience

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   Why do you make music? This seems like a simple question, but it’s really not. Some artists do it in hopes of getting love, money or admiration and others do it simply because they feel like they have to. Not two artist’s motivations for creating […]

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