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Recap: The Inaugural Mondo.NYC 2016

A week and a half back, music industry professionals, artists, fans and students got together for the first-ever Mondo.NYC Festival at the Kimmel Center on the legendary NYU campus in lower Manhattan. Panels, keynote speeches, presentations and performances from artists dominated the five-day event, allowing members from different sectors of the industry to exchange ideas, […]

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Launch Social Campaigns in Minutes with TwitMusic

Twit_logo_name_dotsWhen you have new music to release, you want your fans to know about it.   And because so many music consumers use social media, promoting your new album or single on Twitter and Instagram can have great reach.  Here’s the problem: setting up these marketing campaigns can be difficult (and pricey) without the support of a big marketing team behind you.  Well…not anymore.

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

Nothing beats the Tuesday blues better than a live show from Nashville-based country singer/songwriter Sonia Leigh.  She stopped by our Brooklyn office yesterday to play a few tunes and chat with us about her journey as an independent artist.  Check out our interview with the successful and incredibly down-to-earth musician, in which she shares how she got to where she is, a little advice on getting radio play,  and how TuneCore is part of her team…

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6 Lessons Learned in Crowdfunding

Midas Whale turned four chairs on NBC’s The Voice and leveraged their popularity to raise $36,442 through crowdfunding upon their release from the show in May 2013.  The folk duo created their debut album Sugar House in 2013, thanks to their beloved backers who are like family to them.  After the incredible success of their last campaign, they’ve launched a new one for their side project Deep Love…

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New Music Tuesday: Aug. 5, 2014

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?

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Update: Track Smarts is Now TuneCore Fan Reviews

You like your songs.  Your girlfriend and grandma like your songs.  But what about someone who has no personal connection to you?  Getting feedback from impartial music fans can be a great way to identify your best tracks, find new markets, and grow your career.

If this sounds good to you, you should check out our newly launched TuneCore Track Smarts powered by SoundOut in our Artist Services Portal.   Track Smarts gets your tracks in front of real music fans to rate and review, and you receive a report per track with reviewers’ actual comments, plus insight and analytics to help you improve your music and advance your career.

Here’s how it works…

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Find Out How Social Club Records Music (Hint: It may not be how you'd expect)

Social Club is one group we can’t seem to get enough of lately.  The Christian hip hop duo from Miami released their latest album, Misfits 2, earlier this year, and  they’re currently on the road spreading their music around the country.  We got a chance to catch up with Marty and Fern to find out how their sound has evolved, what they’re doing to maximize their tour, and why they’ve never recorded a track while being in the same room…

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New Music Tuesday – July 29, 2014

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?

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