5 Strategies to Release New Music in 2021

[Editors note: this article was written by Alper Tuzcu.] 2020 was a year when the music industry changed forever, and releasing music has too.  When the pandemic started in early 2020, things were still unclear and many album releases were postponed. By fall 2020, major and indie artists were releasing music again and they focused […]

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TuneCore Tuesdays: E.T. (Eric Tyler)

We’re back with another installation of our latest series, TuneCore Tuesdays, which aims to highlight artists and other music professionals who are writing, recording, and hustling on their own terms. By showcasing creatives doing it their way all over the globe, TuneCore Tuesdays aims to empower and inspire our diverse community of artists.  This week […]

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TuneCore’s 2020 Playlist

As 2020 finally comes to a close, we’re looking back and celebrating the standout work of our artists. We’re so proud of every TuneCore artist who embodies what it truly means to be #IndependentAF. Be sure to follow @tunecore on Instagram to keep up with all that’s to come in 2021! Cheers! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING […]

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TuneCore End of Year Highlights

As 2020 comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to celebrate and reflect back on what made this year so impactful for TuneCore artists. We owe it to our community of talented and passionate artists to have been able to conquer all that we’ve achieved together this past year. While it’s important […]

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How to Transform What You Think About the Most Into Meaningful Music

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] What’s on your mind? On the surface, it’s a question that seems to have nothing to do with making music, but your thoughts are actually what should be shaping your music the most. We talk a lot about how important authenticity is in music, and it […]

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Mechanical Licensing 101

[Editors Note: This article was written by y Justin M. Jacobson, Esq.] There are a variety of relevant and appropriate licenses required when releasing a song within the music industry. This article explores one of the most commonly acquired licenses, the mechanical license.  This type of license (the right or permission to do something) is […]

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TuneCore Presents: Holiday 2020

Get into the holiday spirit with these TuneCore artists! Listen to their tributes to beloved classic holiday hits and original songs that embody what the holiday season means to them! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASE to be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! VIDEO SPOTLIGHT All I Want For Christmas Is You (cover)Jennel Garcia

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New Music Friday: December 18, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM G YAMAZAWA, Black Note Graffiti, Doiran Duta, Nigel Roxbury, & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASE to be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:DURHAM VS EVERYBODYG YAMAZAWAHIP HOP “Being an independent artist is an uphill battle, but I love the grind and the idea that I’m in […]

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Unbabel Partners with TuneCore for Global Multilingual Support to Empower Independent Artists

Unbabel helps leading independent digital music distributor boost SLAs, customer satisfaction scores while scaling dramatically TuneCore pays artists 100% of their revenue earned from streaming and store partners  Unbabel for Zendesk reduces response times by weeks San Francisco, CA and Brooklyn, NY—December 15, 2020—Unbabel, the AI-powered, human-refined translation platform that enables multilingual customer service at […]

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How to Build Your Music Career in Under an Hour a Day

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo, founder and CEO of Muddy Paw PR.] I get it, you’re strapped for time. And yet, in between the  9-5, the gigs, the daily little curveballs life throws at us, you’re trying to figure out how to make time to actually grow your career. Not just […]

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