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New Music Friday: January 15, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM ONLAP, Sawyer Fredericks, Dondria & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASE to be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:FIFTEENONLAPROCK “TuneCore has totally changed our path as an independent alternative rock band. Before, music distribution was almost entirely through the sale of Physical CDs in concerts or in […]

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The Don’ts of Building an EPK

[Editors Note: This article is part two of the series, “The Do’s and Dont’s of Building an EPK by Hugh McIntyre. Be sure to read part one here.] When you’re creating your EPK (electronic press kit, for those not familiar with the acronym), or any promotional materials, for that matter, there are a lot of […]

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How to Build and Connect With an International Audience

[Editors note: this article was written by Alper Tuzcu.] In the last few years, the music industry has transformed into a global platform for artists, listeners, and organizations. This exciting change in the industry is largely due to the widespread use of large platforms such as YouTube, Spotify, and Apple Music aiming to reach listeners […]

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New Music Friday: January 8, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Megan Davies, Russ feat. Lil Baby, Boyce Avenue, Nigel Roxbury & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASE to be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:MEGAN DAVIES “I’m a singer-songwriter living in Nashville. My big break came on YouTube. For a camera-shy girl from Pennsylvania, that was a surprise. But the […]

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December Industry Wrap-Up

Out with the old, in with the new: 2021 has finally entered the ring, leaving 2020 and all of its chaos behind. With so much happening over the past 12 months, it’s understandable to have missed out on a headline or two. Check out the latest and greatest music industry highlights from December below. How […]

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The Dos of Making Your EPK

[Editors Note: this article was written by Hugh McIntyre– stay tuned for part two, “The Don’ts of Making Your EPK”.] Some musicians feel that in 2020, an EPK (electronic press kit) is unnecessary…but for the most part, they’re incorrect. Sure, your fans and those in the industry can usually find most of the information they […]

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Why The Popularity of Live-Streamed Concerts is Here to Stay

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] Nothing like 2020 has been usual for the world, and the music industry hasn’t been an exception. By now, we’ve all grown accustomed to the mass cancelation of in-person events like festivals, shows at venues, and even local open-mic nights, but it’s important to remember just […]

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5 Strategies to Release New Music in 2021

[Editors note: this article was written by Alper Tuzcu.] 2020 was a year when the music industry changed forever, and releasing music has too.  When the pandemic started in early 2020, things were still unclear and many album releases were postponed. By fall 2020, major and indie artists were releasing music again and they focused […]

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TuneCore’s 2020 Playlist

As 2020 finally comes to a close, we’re looking back and celebrating the standout work of our artists. We’re so proud of every TuneCore artist who embodies what it truly means to be #IndependentAF. Be sure to follow @tunecore on Instagram to keep up with all that’s to come in 2021! Cheers! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING […]

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TuneCore End of Year Highlights

As 2020 comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate and reflect back on what made this year so impactful for TuneCore artists. We owe it to our community of talented and passionate artists to have been able to conquer all that we’ve achieved together this past year. While it’s important […]

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