New Music Friday: October 5, 2018

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? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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3 Essential Tips For Navigating the Music Industry Like a Pro

[Editors Note: This article was written by Brittany Brave and was originally featured on Flypaper, the Soundfly Blog.] Understanding the politics of the music industry can often take an artist from “doing alright” to “successful.” It’s the deciding factor between working musicians and budding superstars. In addition to writing, producing, and performing, there are certain […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: October 3, 2018

Happy Wednesday once again, artists and video lovers alike! Before we dive into each week’s dizzying array of awesome music videos from TuneCore Artists, we always like to tie in some interesting musical history. Well, today we’ll be combining that with a little #WednesdayWisdom for you artists out there that may feel their time has […]

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5 Important Priorities for New Artists

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.] 1. You Have to Build a Team […]

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Big Music Cities vs Small Music Communities: How To Decide What Cities To Focus On During Tour

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] At any given moment, there are thousands of new bands across the world routing tours in hopes of creating momentum for their music. While the world’s biggest music cities seem like can’t-miss destinations for new ambitious bands with a lot to prove, investing the time and […]

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New Music Friday: September 28, 2018

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? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it […]

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September Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: September 26, 2018

Happy Wednesday, universe. We’re back where you left us last week: here on the TuneCore Blog promoting some of the finest talent in our community of independent artists and their wonderful music videos. Of course while we love promoting our artists, we also love keeping internet scrollers out there distracted and in discovery mode. We’re […]

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Why Basic Shows Often Aren’t Enough To Make An Impact

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] The rapid transformation music is currently undergoing is changing not only how audiences listen at home and work, but also how they experience it in a live setting. There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to giving fans a truly memorable live show in 2018, […]

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Join TuneCore at A3C Conference 2018!

It’s almost that time again. Each October, thousands of hip hop artists, producers, fans and industry professionals ascend upon Atlanta for A3C (All 3 Coasts) – part conference, part festival, with attendees from all corners of the world. A3C has remained a staple in the world of independent hip hop, acting as a meetup for […]

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