TuneCore Fan Reviews Now Offering Updated Reports

Back in January of last year, we rebranded our awesome Artist Service – known before then as “Track Smarts” – to its current name, TuneCore Fan Reviews. With that news, we also introduced the capability of getting TuneCore Fan Reviews for unreleased albums, EPs, and singles – great news for anyone who wants to take advantage […]

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TuneCore Artists Earn $44 Million in Q2 2016

TuneCore is excited to share that in Q2 of 2016, our collective base of independent artists earned $44 million – a 24% increase from the second quarter of 2015. That means that since TuneCore launched in 2006, TuneCore Artists have earned $733 million from 36.5 billion downloads and streams. Once a contentious point of consideration […]

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5 Tips To Avoid Ruining Your Mix With Muddy Sound

[Editors Note: This article was written by Scott Parsons and was originally featured on the LANDR Blog, of which he is the editor of! Make to check out LANDR Instant Mastering for an afford way to polish your new tunes.] Just like Moms say: ‘leave the mud outside.’ A muddy mix sounds bad. If there’s mud […]

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Why Cover Songs Are Great for Indie Artists – When Done Right!

The term ‘cover song’ evokes various feelings from music fans and creators alike. Say you head out to a bar or restaurant with friends only to find the night’s entertainment is a cover band of some sort – while the snobbier music fans may roll their eyes, for a majority of patrons it means one thing: […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: March 23, 2016

It’s Wednesday again, and the dust from SXSW 2016 has settled. But guess what? That doesn’t mean you need to ‘settle’ with being bored in the middle of the afternoon. Wherever you are, turn up the volume and enjoy this eclectic round-up of TuneCore Artist videos: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqazdpdtR_A] Jessi Teich, “Wildfire” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQ9PLB8c_EE] Bugsy, “Hometown” […]

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Interview: Pr0files – New Album, SXSW Trip, & More

Longtime pals Lauren Pardini and Danny Sternbaum originally collaborated on music under the moniker The Boy Traveler, alongside Sonny Moore (who’d later to go on to be known as Skrillex). After going on to create music separately – Lauren working with DJ Khalil, Danny with his band Baby Monster – it wasn’t until 2013 that they […]

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Closing Out a Strong 2015: TuneCore Artists Earn More Than $142 Million

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2016 — TuneCore Artists earned $36.8 million from digital streams and downloads in Q4 2015, capping off another strong year of sustained growth, which saw independent artists on TuneCore earn over $142 million, a 7 percent increase from 2014. Publishing revenue for TuneCore artists was up 47 percent in 2015 and sync revenue […]

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75 Tips & Tricks to Get Your Music Out of the Bedroom

[Editors Note: This is a fun, inspiring list written by Rory Seydel that was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. Think of it as a fun, creative exercise that’s meant to get you thinking differently about the way you make music!] Sometimes you need a little inspiration to kick start the process. Here are 75 light-bulb inducing ideas. 1. Ignore […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: December 23, 2015

Just a couple of days out from Christmas, and we’re celebrating in probably the least traditional fashion ever: showcasing our weekly round up of TuneCore Artist music videos! Consider this wonderful excuse to get distracted our little gift to you. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh7sCnTqDDc] Red Letter Hymnal, “Hoverboard Song (EDM/Dubstep Version)” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Mz5ycsxOXE] Blackbear, “City of Dreams” […]

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How To Ask For Feedback

[Editors Note: This article was written by JP Remillard and was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. JP is a mastering engineer with over ten years of experience, a musician, and a label owner. Polish the sound of your next release using LANDR Instant Mastering!] Feedback: you need it. Especially if you’re trying to get better […]

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