New Music Friday: May 22, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Mariah Carey, Black Note Graffiti, Chetta, & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:Black Note Graffiti Inch X InchBlack Note GraffitiRock, Alternative  “Being an independent artist means you are putting everything you have out there and being vulnerable.  TuneCore has made […]

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Life During Quarantine: How Other Artists Are Coping

In this piece for our on-going “Life During Quarantine” series, Sirma Munyar chats with some of her fellow artists as to how they’ve been coping with being cooped up.

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How to Pick the Point of View of Your Song

Great songwriting is about creating an experience for the listener, in order to guide them through the journey of your song. A story can be told from multiple perspectives, and it is up to the songwriter to decide which point of view works best for that particular message.

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3 Hacks to Improve Your Home Recordings

In this article, Rob Mayzes shows you three mic hacks that’ll improve your recordings and make your home studio sound better than ever!

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New Music Friday: May 15, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Daniel Caesar, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Smalltalk & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE:DANIEL CAESAR SPOTIFY SINGLESDaniel CaesarR&B/Soul The Canadian native and Grammy award-winning R&B artist’s latest ‘Spotify Singles’ release, features a live recording of his song Cyanide and a cover of […]

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Life During Quarantine: 4 Music Skills to Develop While You’re Stuck at Home

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and provided exclusively for the TuneCore Blog from our friends at Soundfly!] By now, it’s clear that COVID-19’s impact on musicians and the music industry is deep. The virus has cancelled shows and entire tours, delayed record releases, and put physical distance between musicians across the […]

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New Music Friday: May 8, 2020

FEATURING NEW RELEASES FROM Shakey Graves, J.NAzario, Kelly Price & more! SUBMIT YOUR UPCOMING RELEASEto be featured on TuneCore’s New Music Friday Blog! NOTE: You must be a TuneCore Artist with a valid email address associated with your TuneCore account to qualify. THIS WEEK’S FEATURED RELEASE HOMESICKJ.NAzarioHIP HOP/RAP, R&B/SOUL “Someone asked me, ‘What if you woke […]

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Italian MC Vacca Sounds Off on TuneCore and Independent Success

Italian hip hop artist Vacca (aka Alessandro Vacca), has been releasing music independently since 2003. Born and raised in Italy, Vacca relocated with Kingston, Jamaica but rose to become one of Italy’s earliest rap stars.  At a time when MySpace ruled – and it did – Vacca was ranked as the most popular Italian artist […]

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Life During Quarantine: Generating Revenue During a Pandemic

With an entire industry feeling the heat from COVID-19, artists may be grappling with just how to go about making money these days. How can they supplement ticket sales with revenue in a way that doesn’t feel inappropriate?

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TuneCore Partners with NetEase Cloud Music to Help Artists Reach Chinese Fans

As more opportunities arise to reach fans in the growing Chinese digital music market, TuneCore has secured a partnership with streaming service NetEase Cloud Music to help independent artists do just that. NetEase Cloud Music is one of the fastest-growing music platforms in China, with over 800 million registered users.

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