Counting Down the Top 10 TuneCore Blog Posts of 2014

December 31, 2014

With only one day left in 2014, we’re looking back at some of our favorite and most widely-read blog posts of the past year. Look it as further proof that we’re not immune to “End Of Year List Fever”!

So whether you’ve been a loyal reader who wants to re-visit some articles, a fair-weather subscriber who checks in from time to time, or a new TuneCore Artist who’s just getting wise to the knowledge we spread over here at the TuneCore Blog, enjoy! 2015 promises to have more awesome content to come…

10 Ways for Musicians to Stay Healthy on the Road

Because hey, while sitting in a van & eating fast food sounds fun and all, Erin Schrode (Green Guru & Co-Founder of Teens Turning Green) offers some tips for staying healthy on tour & keeping the environment healthy too!

How Ontario-Based Artist SayWeCanFly Is Growing His Career

TuneCore Artist Braden Barrie shares his successful fan-base building process, how he books tours in Canada & the U.S., and how partnering with TuneCore for distribution & publishing administration kicked his music career to the next level.

5 Ways to Keep Momentum Going After a Music Festival

Great job – you made it onto a music festival! Erin Austin of OKSWEETHEART reminds us that just because the fun is over, it doesn’t mean you should go back home and put your feet up.

How Composer Brian Crain Unlocks Worldwide Songwriter Royalties

Got questions about how TuneCore’s Publishing Administration services can help find royalties you never knew existed? Composer Brian Crain is interviewed and shares his experiences.

How Nashville’s Sonia Leigh Is Gaining Traction as an Indie Artist

Sonia Leigh has been on a roll! (And we’re not just saying that because she hung out with us in our Nashville office…) Read this inspiring article & learn more about the country artist’s musical journey.

The Great SXSW 2014 Recap!

If you weren’t able to keep up with TuneCore at SXSW 2014 (either because you were playing it, attending shows, or slept through the whole thing), this recap is everything you need! We’re very excited for SXSW 2015 already.

10 Reasons Why Every Artist Should Be On Spotify

Let’s face it: streaming was a HUGE topic this year. Music blogger Kami Knacke breaks down what she believes to be the benefits of getting your music on streaming services like Spotify.

The State of the Music Industry According to TuneCore Artists

Every once and awhile, TuneCore offers a survey for our artists to fill out, and every time, the results are telling. Check out the results of a Fall survey and see what over 1,100 TuneCore Artists had to say about the state of the music industry in 2014.

Interview: Havoc (Mobb Deep) Releases New Album via TuneCore

You may know him from Mobb Deep, you may know him from his solo career or producing credits. Regardless, Havoc’s production, lyrical and stylistic-influences on modern hip hop are undeniable. That’s why TuneCore was psyched to distribute his latest album & snag an interview with him!

Ron Pope: How I Made $250K From Streaming

Following the turbulent subject of streaming, we shared this guest blog from TuneCore Artist Ron Pope that covers his transition from playing in the subway to touring Europe, and why he sees streaming as an integral piece of the puzzle.

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