SXSW 2018: Local Picks – Best Of Record Stores, Tacos, Venues and More

[Editors Note: This article was written and compiled by Amy Lombardi, TuneCore’s Director of Entertainment Relations.]   We want to help you make the most of your time at in Austin, TX while you’re at SXSW, so we compiled lists from local experts on very important topics such as record stores and tacos. So you’ll feel […]

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Getting Ready For Your SXSW Showcases

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo.]   SXSW 2018 is just around the corner and, if you’re performing at the conference this year, it’s time to start preparing. While a lot of your focus should be on maximizing your entire time in Austin (and the number of breakfast tacos you’re going to eat), […]

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SXSW 2018 – Best Practices for the Biggest Fest

[Editors Note: This article was written by TuneCore’s Director of Entertainment Relations, Amy Lombardi.]   You’re heading to SXSW, one of the world’s largest music festivals and conferences. Well, whether you’re a veteran of South by, or taking your first trip to the Lone Star State, here are a few suggestions for making the most of the […]

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Networking At SXSW: Keep Those Connections After the Festival Ends

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   Flash forward to a couple of weeks from now: you’ve made it through the brilliance and chaos of another SXSW, and you between all the showcases, panels, and parties, you managed to make a few strong connections that you’d like to hang onto. So, how do […]

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Join TuneCore at A3C Conference 2017!

TuneCore is excited once again be heading to Atlanta for one of the biggest and best festivals celebrating hip hop each year, A3C 2017! Taking place from Wednesday, October 4th through Friday, October 6th, A3C (All 3 Coasts) is part conference, part festival, and garners attendees from all corners of the world. From labels and other […]

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Some Post-SXSW Thoughts From TuneCore’s Staff

A couple weeks back, a group from of TuneCore staff members trekked down to Austin for SXSW 2017. We had a great set-up in the SXSW Artist Gifting Lounge, where we were able to connect directly with artists – getting feedback, answering questions, providing promotional/social media consultations, and in some cases, just explaining what we’re […]

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Scenes From SXSW 2017

We’re only a couple days in and so far, SXSW 2017 has been a blast! Tons of amazing live music moments, a sweet set-up in the Artist Lounge where we’re connecting with our artists, and super educational and informative panels. We thought we’d check in and show off some of the fun we’re having in […]

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5 Tips to Prepare for SXSW

[Editors Note: This blog was written by W. Tyler Allen, a music and marketing consultant and contributor to the TuneCore Blog.] SXSW is one of those events that has become synonymous with the music industry. The festival and conference is one of the best known events in the US that centers around technology and music. […]

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Your Stress-Free SXSW Kit

With SXSW 2017 kicking off this week, we thought it would be cool to offer our friend Debbie Stanley’s “Stress-Free SXSW Kit” infographic, covering everything an indie artist or band will need during their time in Austin for health and comfort, communication, and overall preparedness. Debbie is the author of The Organized Musician and owner […]

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Time at SXSW

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo.Rich is a freelance writer and editor, and is the co-founder of 24West, a full-service creative agency focusing on music and tech.] 2017 seems to be a bit of an odd year for SXSW. Between the visa controversy and the fact a good number of traditionally cornerstone […]

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