Finding Time In Your Day to Create Music

Even if you’ve found time during quarantine to make more music, there will come a time where new habits can be helpful in carving out time during your day to create.

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New Music Friday: May 22, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Mariah Carey, Black Note Graffiti, Chetta, & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:Black Note Graffiti Inch X InchBlack Note GraffitiRock, Alternative  “Being an independent artist means you are putting everything you have out there and being vulnerable.  TuneCore has made […]

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Life During Quarantine: How Other Artists Are Coping

In this piece for our on-going “Life During Quarantine” series, Sirma Munyar chats with some of her fellow artists as to how they’ve been coping with being cooped up.

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How to Pick the Point of View of Your Song

Great songwriting is about creating an experience for the listener, in order to guide them through the journey of your song. A story can be told from multiple perspectives, and it is up to the songwriter to decide which point of view works best for that particular message.

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3 Hacks to Improve Your Home Recordings

In this article, Rob Mayzes shows you three mic hacks that’ll improve your recordings and make your home studio sound better than ever!

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New Music Friday: May 15, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Daniel Caesar, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Smalltalk & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:DANIEL CAESAR SPOTIFY SINGLESDaniel CaesarR&B/Soul The Canadian native and Grammy award-winning R&B artist’s latest ‘Spotify Singles’ release, features a live recording of his song Cyanide and a cover of […]

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5 Lessons Indie Artists Can Learn From Entrepreneurs

We’ve long said that you should treat the management of your music career as if it was a startup business. Why not tune into what successful folks in other areas of business are up to?

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Life During Quarantine: 4 Music Skills to Develop While You’re Stuck at Home

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and provided exclusively for the TuneCore Blog from our friends at Soundfly!] By now, it’s clear that COVID-19’s impact on musicians and the music industry is deep. The virus has cancelled shows and entire tours, delayed record releases, and put physical distance between musicians across the […]

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Where Should I Invest My Money as an Artist?

How do you know where to concentrate your funds? For instance, if you only have a set budget of say, $2,000, where do you put that? What if it’s only $200? Do you hire a publicist? Do you go on tour? Do you get press photos? Check out Angela Mastrogiacomo’s piece to start a plan!

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New Music Friday: May 8, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Shakey Graves, J.NAzario, Kelly Price & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! NOTE: You must be a TuneCore Artist with a valid email address associated with your TuneCore account to qualify. THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE HOMESICKJ.NAzarioHIP HOP/RAP, R&B/SOUL “Someone asked me, ‘What if you woke […]

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