How To Mix Bass Properly

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog by JP Remillard, and it originally appeared on the LANDR Blog. We’ll continue to share awesome content from LANDR in order to help educate TuneCore Artists who are producing, recording, and engineering their tracks!] After seeing millions of tracks come through LANDR, I’ve found a trending problem — Mixes […]

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6 Tips For Selling Your CDs at Gigs

By Dwight Brown Selling CDs at gigs can be a cash cow. You’ve got a wide profit margin because the cost of CD Duplication is minimal compared to the price fans will pay for them. And, selling CDs gets your music out there to fans who will recommend your music. Tempt audiences at your performances, […]

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5 Tips for Cherry-Picking a Professional Mastering Studio

By Dwight Brown Mastering enhances the OVERALL sound of your music. Professional mastering can give your tunes the same high-quality sound that big labels get for their recordings, priming them for downloads, streaming, radio play… According to Jeff Strong’s guide Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, which has a chapter called Hiring a Professional Mastering […]

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6 Tips For Mastering Live Music

by Dwight Brown The gig was magic. The audience ate it up. You want to save that moment and pass it on in a single, EP or album. So, how do you capture the magic of a live performance and transfer it to tracks that will have that ‘feels-like-it’s-live’ sound? Master the music before you […]

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Music Review Services: What's Their Place in an Artist's Strategy?

By Alex Horowitz As many musicians know, there’s no shortage of services out there offering artists feedback on their music from unbiased sources.  Of course, that begs the question — just how useful are these services, and what role can they play in your development as an artist? To better understand the potential value of […]

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TuneCore Artists Earn More Than $35Million in Q2 of 2015!

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 — Leading digital music distribution and publishing administration service provider, TuneCore, announced today that TuneCore artists have earned more than $35 million in Q2 of 2015, a 6 percent increase versus the same time in 2014. Since 2006, TuneCore Artists have earned more than $576 million from over 18.7 billion downloads and streams. International discovery is vital for […]

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How to Reach Music Industry Influencers the Right Way

[Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post by Cortney Harding (Director of Media Relations for Muzooka) and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Remember – if you’re looking to build a great artist website, Bandzoogle is your first stop!] We’ve all seen the old cliche — a plucky, struggling artist takes the stage at a […]

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LANDR Jump-Starts with a Big Upgrade!

As you may have already heard through the news, our friends at LANDR made a huge step forward. Their growing team of visionary tech-wizzards has updated the algorithm that will make your masters sound better than ever – starting today. Masters with More Color, Clarity, and Focus This LANDR update marks a massive leap forward. […]

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10 Totally Uncommon Ways to Better Your Mixes

[Editors Note: This article is written by Sacha-Léo Shenkier and it was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. Polish your tracks instantly and affordably with LANDR Instant Mastering!] Think Like a Listener In the era of modern editing and correction tools, infinite tracks, and no outside-world time constraints, it’s super-easy to get carried away and disappear down […]

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SEO for Musicians: 3 Tips To Optimize Your Website Content

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Melanie Kealey and was originally featured on the Bandzoogle Blog. If you’re looking to increase your online presence, Bandzoogle is THE place to go to build your artist website!] Making your website rank well in search engines can seem like a daunting task. Now more than ever, people look […]

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