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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 28, 2018

Happy last-Wednesday-of-November! Heading into the colder months, we reflect back on the hilarity of The Shangri-Las’ “Leader Of The Pack” being banned by the BBC due to its coverage of death in its lyrical content. On this day in 1964, it went to Number One on the U.S. Singles Chart, nevertheless, and the ban was […]

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5 Quick Psychology Hacks to Improve Your Cover Art

[Editors Note: This article was written by Berta Melder.] Some people say you should never judge a book by its cover. However, the cover is the first thing we see so there’s no surprise it actually affects our decision. When we look for music online, we also see dozens of different album covers. We look […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 21, 2018

Happy Wednesday, video addicts! This week we’re providing some visual and audio stimulation via our TuneCore Artist community and their wonderful music videos. We in the States are also preparing for our Thanksgiving holidays, a time spent with family, friends, and an aggressive amount of food. If you’re celebrating, we’re wishing you a happy holiday! […]

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How To Overcome Vocal Fatigue Before a Recording Session

[Editors Note: This article was written by Gavin Whitner and originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog.] Vocal fatigue is one of the most compromising conditions a singer or vocalist can face, and when it comes to recording, anything less than your best performance just won’t do. Some describe vocalists and singers as athletes, and you […]

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New Music Friday: November 16, 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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The 4 Best Facebook Practices for Artists in 2018

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Be sure to read his takes on the ‘4 Best Twitter Practices for Artists in 2018′, too!] At this point, Facebook can feel like something of a joke in the social media world. Sure, it’s still the biggest platform, but it almost feels like it’s going […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: November 14, 2018

Another Wednesday, another round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos! We’re all over the map this week – as usual – to bring you the best in audio visual distraction and brighten up your hump day. K. Sparks, “Say Less” Calling Glory, “Heartbeat” Sainty Baby & Distruction Boyz, “Usenzani (feat. Azzi)” Cherokee, “Goddess” Seth Cook, “Let’s […]

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A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements [Pt. 1]

[Editors Note:This article was written by Justin Jacobson, Esq. UPDATE: Check out Part 2 of this series here.] In a prior two-part series, we examined the traditional songwriter and music publisher relationship, including reviewing some standard clauses that an artist would find in many publishing arrangements. In this first installment, we will explore a few […]

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S.T.A.G.E.S. of Email Marketing [Pt. 6]

[Editors Note: This is the sixth and final volume in a multi-part series by Cheryl B. Engelhardt, singer/songwriter, composer, and the owner of the music career consultation site In The Key of Success. In this series, Cheryl breaks down the key S.T.A.G.E.S. of email marketing for independent artists – we invite you to follow along and catch up, […]

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New Music Friday: November 9, 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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