What is the Best Microphone for Recording Vocals? $3,000 vs. $100 Mics

[Editors Note: This is blog was written by Scott Wiggins and it originally appeared on his site, The Recording Solution, which is dedicated to helping producers, engineers and artists make better music from their home studios.] You may be asking yourself: What is the best microphone for recording vocals? I want to ask you a few questions first. Does expensive […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: June 1, 2016

Happy first day of June, people! It’s getting warmer in Brooklyn, but we know that sunshine isn’t enough to keep the boredom at bay sometimes. So once again, we’ve come through to offer a whole blog post of high level distraction in the form of TuneCore Artist music videos – just in time for you to […]

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May Songwriter News

By Stefanie Flamm As the days get longer and we gear up for summer, there’s some exciting news happening in the music publishing industry: A new deal could mean improved songwriter royalty distribution from DJ remixes and mashups. ASCAP stands by their songwriters, all the way to Capitol Hill. MediaNet works with SOCAN to provide […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 25, 2016

Happy May 25th! Did you know that the two musical icons Lauryn Hill and Paul Weller share this date as a birthday? Well, in their honor, we invite you to get completely lost in the mid-week afternoon haze that has no doubt taken over by now and enjoy these awesome music videos: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pR83SfI0P8] Ayo Jay, […]

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4 Pro Tips to Find Music Supervisors and Get Your Foot in the Door (That Actually Work)

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Paul Loeb and was originally featured on the Sonicbids Blog. Paul is a producer and founder/CEO of both DropTrack and No Ego Records.] Now, more than ever, songwriters and producers hunger for visual-media placements as opportunities for sync licensing surge and traditional record sales from CDs and downloads sag. […]

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New Music Friday: May 13, 2106

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? Fenham Dread(lock) EAT FAST Alternative, Rock #Beast Demun Jones Country Four Feet In the Forest Ziggy Alberts Singer/Songwriter, Folk Coloring Book Chance […]

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April Songwriter News

By Dwight Brown As spring settles in, songs, activists and artists are creating news. The iconic civil rights song “We Shall Overcome” may be headed to Public Domain territory. Government regulations are stymying songwriters, but there may be a way out. Led Zeppelin may have a “Whole Lotta Love” for borrowing tunes. There’s a lot […]

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6 Reasons Why Vinyl Is Popular Again

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Jessica Kane. Jessica is a music connoisseur and an avid record collector. She currently writes for SoundStage Direct, her go-to place for all turntables and vinyl equipment, including VPI Turntables.] Whether it is audiophiles, an older listener trying to recapture their youth, or younger listeners searching for an authentic […]

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Interview: Ghost Against Ghost's Christopher Bono

Ghost Against Ghost is the brainchild of New York City-based composer/songwriter/producer Christopher Bono. He began performing his ambient, electronic wall-of-sound compositions around the city with multimedia components in 2008. Recently Bono released Ghost Against Ghost’s EP Unarm, and it began receiving critical acclaim from outlets like Stereogum and Ghettoblaster Magazine this year, and was kind enough to answer […]

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TuneCore Sync Placements Q1 in 2016

We’re extremely proud to be able to help our TuneCore Artists get their music out to the world in the form of synchronization licensing. From TV shows and movies to video games and advertisements, sync placements are one of the most sought-after successes among independent artists. In an effort to celebrate and showcase these licenses, we’re […]

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