Here’s Your Free Songwriter’s Toolbox: Part One

[Editors Note: This article was written by Neal Gomberg and is part one of his three-part songwriting series, The Songwriter’s Toolbox.] You know those articles that claim anyone can write a song? This isn’t one of them. Here’s what those articles should say: anyone can write a bad song. Because the truth is anyone can’t […]

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6 Tips To Writing A Successful Email Subject Line That Will Get Your Message Opened

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.] Getting someone in the media to open an email you’ve sent about your music is nearly impossible these days. Everyone is clamoring for the attention of a relatively small number of writers, editors, playlisters, influencers and bloggers, and it becomes more and more difficult by the […]

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Spotify Canvas: Create Captivating Videos for your Release

Spotify Canvas allows TuneCore artists to easily create and upload videos to complement their releases via the Spotify for Artists app. If you use the Spotify app, chances are you’ve come across some artists’ uniquely captivating video content while jamming out to a new release or a classic hit. These looped videos, ranging from music […]

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How to Boost Your Spotify Streams

ICYMI: TuneCore artists can now create video loops for their Spotify releases with Spotify Canvas! [Editor’s Note: this article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] Spotify is kind of the holy grail for indie artists, isn’t it? In fact, I probably don’t need to tell you how much a well placed Spotify song can mean—odds are […]

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How to Build Partnerships With Local Brands

[Editors note: this article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.] When done well, collaboration is one of the most beautiful ways you can build relationships and build your brand. There’s a reason you see your favorite artists carefully curating who they’ll take on tour with them, or which brand appears in their music video or in […]

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How to Collaborate More Efficiently

[Editor’s Note: this article was written by Sirma Munyar.] With the pandemic re-defining the rules of collaborations in the music industry, it can be tough to assess how to utilize your time wisely. Many musicians love collaborating with other songwriters and producers. Some artists have just found themselves in need to collaborate more often due […]

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7 Ideas for Your Next EP

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.] EPs are often overlooked and usually underappreciated in the music world, but there is so much you can do with a shorter format, especially as a rising talent with limited resources who is constantly trying to give more content to your fans. Writing, producing, recording and […]

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4 Ways to Promote Your Livestream Events on Spotify

[Editors Note: This article was written by Alpert Tuzcu.] Spotify recently announced that it will add livestream events to its ‘events’ tab. With this addition, livestream events can now be displayed on your Spotify artist profile. Moreover, now your followers get notified about livestream events, which is wonderful if you’re building up your following on […]

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Producing & Mixing as an Artist: Getting Started (Part 3)

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Sirma Munyar, and is the final piece in a three-part series. Be sure to check out part one and part two.] In the second part of the series, I explored some arranging and instrumentation strategies for newcomers.  In this final offering, I’m going to introduce processing and mixing techniques every producer […]

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Pitching to Press: The 22-Point Guide

[Editor’s Note: This guide was written by Amit Gurbaxani.] Words 1. Get the essentials of your bio right. It’s shocking how many acts get them wrong. This means making sure to include your full name or names (and in case you have an alias, your real name unless you’re anonymous), the city or cities you’re […]

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