iTunes Holiday 2019 Delays & Closures – Plan Ahead!

Each year around the holidays, our friends at Apple/iTunes takes some time off. That means it’s time to plan to get your November and December releases planned!

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August Industry Wrap-Up

Catch up on all the music industry headlines from August 2019 that matter to independent artists of all genres!

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TuneCore Announces New Distribution Features

What’s the old expression…”If ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Yeah, well, we’re not really into that here at TuneCore. Today we’re announcing some cool new features that we’ve added to TuneCore’s digital distribution process that we’re sure our artist community will dig! Apple ID Mapping This ever happen to you? You’re excited to release a […]

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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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February Industry Wrap-Up

Our monthly look back at news from the music industry – distribution, streaming, publishing and other topics that matter to the our community of independent music makers.   Apple Music Eyes Eventual Leading Spot With 36 Million Subscribers As music streaming becomes more popular among fans each month, independent artists are seeing the benefits – […]

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iTunes Holiday 2017 Delays & Closures – Plan Ahead!

You read that right, folks! We’re already approaching the holiday season, and once again we’re here to remind you that it’s imperative to be prepared if you’re planning on distributing music during November and December. Like many of us, our pals at iTunes and other digital store partners take time off during the holiday, resulting in potential […]

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Music Streaming Platforms & Mastering – 3 Guiding Concepts

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Alex Sterling, an audio engineer and music producer based in New York City. He runs a commercial studio in Manhattan called Precision Sound where he provides recording, mixing, and mastering services.] Background: As an audio engineer and music producer I am constantly striving to help my clients music sound the best […]

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September News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Streaming isn’t going away anytime soon, and it seems like all of our store partners have been stepping up their game to better accommodate the rapidly-evolving music streaming industry: Spotify shatters previous streaming records with 40 million active subscribers. Apple Music gets a makeover in the wake of the iPhone 7 and […]

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August Songwriter News

By Stefanie Flamm From Rio to the US Presidential election, it’s been a busy summer for everyone, including songwriters around the world: Rio turns out to be as much a competition for artists looking to get sync placement as it is for the Olympic athletes. Donald Trump stirs even more controversy by using “We Are […]

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