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New Music Friday: December 14, 2018

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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End of Year Guide To Launching Your Career

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] So here we are. We’ve reached the end of another year, and odds are you’re either celebrating the major wins that 2018 brought, scratching your head at some of the hiccups you ran into or, if you’re like most of us, doing a bit of both. […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: December 12, 2018

It’s Wednesday once again. We survived another week! However sometimes, the middle of the week can make it feel like the prospect of the weekend is completely out of reach. That’s why we use every Wednesday here on the TuneCore Blog to provide you some much distraction by way of music videos from our diverse […]

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Why Faking Your Fanbase Never Pays Off

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] In 2018, the practice of buying fake social media followers, likes, comments and even song streams is a popular one not just with musicians but also with politicians, business leaders and non-famous people alike. For musicians, it’s something usually done in the hopes that the purchased […]

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6 Live Performance Tips For Drummers

[Editors Note: This was written by Gideon Waxman.] Performing live is a lot of fun! But it can also be stressful if you are not prepared, as things can often go wrong when you least expect. Besides having all your equipment in check, your mindset on stage might be holding you back from reaching your […]

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New Music Friday: December 7, 2018

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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10 Compression Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Mixes

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rob Mayzes.] Over years of teaching others how to mix, I’ve noticed 10 compression mistakes come up time and time again. These common mistakes can ruin your mix if you don’t know how to avoid them. In this guide you’ll learn what these common compression mistakes are and how […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: December 5, 2018

Happy Wednesday! As we prepare to present you with an all new round-up of wonderful TuneCore Artist music videos, we also reflect on the anniversary of The Jesus and Mary Chain being banned from a U.S. television appearance before they even got to shoot it! The band, (one of Scotland’s finest, in this editor’s opinion), […]

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A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements [Pt. 2]

[Editors Note: This article was written by Justin Jacobson, Esq. This is the second in a two-part installment reviewing different types of publishing agreements. To catch up on Part 1, click here.] In Part 1, we examined administration agreements and began looking at co-publishing deals. We will now look at additional matters related to co-publishing […]

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How One Bad Day Turned Me Into a Fraud

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.] You ever get that feeling when things are gliding along smoothly, you’re elated things are going your way, but you just can’t shake that feeling that things are about to fall apart? And then, in the blink of an eye, all the confidence you were riding high […]

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