Why Clicks Matter in Music

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Davin Riley, CEO of MSCLVR, one of the Artist Services provided by TuneCore that allows artists to track URL clicks and earn extra commission. Learn more about MSCLVR here.] As a reader of this digital blog it is safe to assume that you at least reasonably comfortable with […]

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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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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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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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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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What Really Happens When You Master a Track?

[Editor’s Note: This blog is written by Steve Reble, and was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. LANDR’s Instant Mastering tool can help you fine-tune your next single, EP or album and is available through TuneCore before you distribute!] The challenge of home producing is that, what you want your audience to hear, is rarely what they will hear. When I […]

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Dos and Don'ts of Demo Submission

{Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Thomas Sontag, A&R at Turbo Recordings and MixGenius. It was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. With LANDR’s Instant Mastering tool, you can give your recordings a more polished sound in minutes!] During my eight-year tenure at Turbo Recordings, I would guess that I’ve received over 50,000 demos, and […]

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From the TuneCore Community: Artists Weigh In On Using LANDR Instant Mastering

Mastering is a key part of the music making process that often goes overlooked, misunderstood, or simply avoided for feasibility reasons. TuneCore continues to offer professional mastering services, in which your songs are sent to engineers at Universal Mastering Studios, but in order to provide multiple solutions for artists, we recently introduced MixGenius’ LANDR Instant Mastering service. […]

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The 8 Things That Should Be In Every Band's Digital Press Kit

[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Dave Cool, Director of Artist Relations at Bandzoogle, and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Check out Bandzoogle to learn more about how you can build a truly unique website for your music & brand!] There are many different kinds of people that will be visiting your website, but […]

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