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Wednesday Video Diversion: September 5, 2018

It’s Wednesday, summer feels over, and you’re likely coming up to a midday energy slump. Good thing TuneCore is here to deliver a new round-up of awesome music videos from our diverse community of independent artists.  And as always, we’re not going to leave you hanging without something music history-related to be psyched about. Today […]

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5 Things To Bring to Every Live Show

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.] Putting together a live show isn’t easy. You’ve got to find the right venue, pitch to and book the venue, promote the show, rehearse for the show, lug your gear to the show, and then perform! With so many moving pieces, not to mention the nerves […]

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New Music Friday: August 31, 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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August Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: August 29, 2018

We’re back wishing you and yours a very happy Wednesday, but also as always, bringing the heat! (The heat, in this case, being a bunch of awesome TuneCore Artist music videos for y’all to vibe out on and hopefully avoid the temptation of taking a midweek nap.) Would you believe that on this day, two […]

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3 Training Exercises to Help Develop Your Ear

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G Ira.]   Let’s talk about your ear. Your ability to hear properly is perhaps the sole thing that allows you to create, write, and perform music – and your most valuable asset as a musician. And yet, many musicians don’t take the time to develop their […]

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New Music Friday: August 24, 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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How to Get Through a Show When Everything Goes Wrong

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and originally appeared on Soundfly’s blog, Flypaper.] The thought of playing a show fraught with performance mistakes, sound problems, and an unengaged crowd is one that keeps musicians of all stripes awake at night. It makes perfect sense, too! After spending god knows much time, money, […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: August 22, 2018

Late August Wednesdays are especially tough, aren’t they? Well, I guess not if you’re Kjell Henning Bjoernestad. Who is Kjell Henning Bjoernestad, you ask?! He’s the famous Norwegian Elvis impersonator who today is celebrating the 15th anniversary of setting a world record when he performed Elvis hits non-stop for TWENTY-SIX HOURS. So that’s gotta be […]

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How Starting Small Can Help You Reach Big Goals In Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   When a new artist starts making music seriously, they often have dreams of signing with a big label, touring the world and sailing off into the sunset in a yacht filled with cash. Okay, that’s an extreme characterization, but thinking big and believing an artist’s […]

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