Parallel Compression: A Powerful Technique in Music Production

[Editors Note: This article was written for the TuneCore Blog by our friends at SoundOnTime – a blog for music production enthusiasts.] In the world of music production, compression is a widely used technique. In order to raise the overall level of a certain signal to make particular elements pop out in the mix, it […]

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New Music Friday: May 18, 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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How To Write and Produce a Hit Song In 2018

[Editors Note: This article was written by Omar Zulfi of DeviantNoise.] Let’s be real – there’s not really a blueprint to writing a hit record. It’s an extremely tough thing to do. And of the thousands of songs put out every day, an extremely tiny amount manage to rise to the top. To be fair, […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 16, 2018

Another booooring Wednesday afternoon calls for another sweeeeeeet round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos. And while we’re celebrating greatness, let’s give a big warm birthday to Jonathan Richman! Between his thoughtful and some times zany solo work and epic 1977 release with The Modern Lovers – not to mention countless appearances in Farrelly Brothers films […]

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The Importance of Diversifying Your Music Promotion Efforts

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] It’s a complicated time to be making music. Factors like music fans en masse increasingly favoring playlists over traditional albums, and our ever shortening attention spans, make the act of promoting a new single or album tricky business these days. However, one thing couldn’t be more […]

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4 Tips for Producers Interested in Writing Music for TV

[Editors Note: This is a guest post from Jin Wooh of The Pro Audio Files. For more info on how TuneCore can assist you with your publishing administration and sync needs, click here.] Have you ever wondered how to get your music on TV? Before I became a film and TV composer, I had no […]

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New Music Friday: May 11, 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 Sites That Can Help You Determine Your Brand

[Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinksi.] It can be frustrating building a career in music when there are so many pieces to the puzzle that need your focus, and all you’d rather be doing is making great music. Thankfully, with modern technology, you can have a bit of an easier time creating […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: May 9, 2018

Predictably, we’ve arrived at yet another Wednesday afternoon here at the TuneCore Blog. As you might know, this is our favorite time of the week to distract everyone from their least favorite part of the week by offering a round up of TuneCore Artist music videos and random bits of music history. Like today, for […]

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The Power of Community in the Music Industry: How To Make It Your Key To Success

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   Let me know if you’ve heard this one before: “the music industry is a cut throat business.” I’m sure you’ve all heard that (and felt it) since your entry into the industry. Is it valid? Sure. It really can be an unforgiving, selfish place. But […]

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