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New Music Friday: June 8, 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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6 Ways To Be Taken Seriously as an Artist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.]   Many musicians want to believe that if they create great art, they will be taken seriously. What they are trying to convey to the world will be immediately understood, millions will want to consume what they craft, and everyone in the industry will want to […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: June 6, 2018

Happy Wednesday, y’all. We’re back with another attempt to lift spirits, introduce you to new music, and generally distract you from the usual boring Wednesday tasks. We’re also celebrating the 53rd anniversary of the Rolling Stones dropping their single “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” in the U.S. But if you were a cool, late-sixties teen […]

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Finding and Utilizing Music Opportunities On Campus

[Editors Note: The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.]   Resources found on […]

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3 Tips For Improving Your Stage Presence

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinksi.]   There are a million things you can do to ensure your live performances don’t suck. Whether it’s filming yourself, (so you can watch and critique the playback), shopping for the right outfit, or just making sure you choose the right songs for your audience, there […]

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New Music Friday: June 1, 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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May Industry Wrap-Up

YouTube: New Charts, ‘Artist On The Rise’, Music Credits Even besides the launch of their new steaming service, YouTube Music, the video streaming platform had a busy month. We’ve always known YouTube to be a place where small-time artists and personalities can become viral superstars overnight, drawing many eyes from social media posts and word-of-mouth. […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 30, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Feliz Miercoles! Bon Mercredi! Schönen Mittwoch! Buon mercoledì! You get it. We’ve reached another midweek slump, so TuneCore is here to showcase a bunch of sweet music videos from our pool of awesomely talented independent artists. While we’re here talking indie, let’s give a Happy Birthday Shout Out to an indie icon, Stephen […]

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6 Benefits of Building Playlists & Sharing Them With Your Fans

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.] Some people claim that playlists have replaced the album, and while they do sometimes have a fair point or two, the transition hasn’t happened yet, and it probably won’t for some time. Having said that, now that we live in a streaming-first world, playlists have become […]

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From Local to Regional: Making That Next Step

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo. This is a continuation of last month’s installment about building your local fan base – be sure to give it a read!]   Congrats! You’re starting to really draw a crowd in your hometown and the local press outlets are taking notice. That’s a huge step […]

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