Beginner’s Guide to Self-Releasing Music

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform. This piece speaks to the process […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 22, 2019

Happy Wednesday once again, folks! As always we’re back in action, providing a weekly round-up of awesome TuneCore Artist music videos. This very day in music history across the past few decades marks the beginning of some significant Chart runs: Ace Of Base’s “All That She Wants” (1993); “Silly Love Songs” by Wings (1976); Sticky […]

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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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