The Music Industry Belongs to the Hypercreators

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Ryan Kairalla, an entertainment lawyer based in Miami, FL. He recently published Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music Industry and also hosts the Break The Business Podcast.]   “You can’t use up creativity, the more you use the more you have.” […]

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Buying Social Media Followers – Should You Do It?

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Hugh writes about music and the music industry and regularly contributes to Forbes, Sonicbids, and more.]   These days, musicians aren’t just selling their art, they are selling themselves. Fans don’t just want to hear songs every so often and go see your live show, they want to […]

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6 Essential Tools for Indie Artists

By W. Tyler Allen Being a DIY musician in today’s industry requires, work and hustle — but it’s possible. Straight up, it’s completely possible to become a successful independent artist in today’s digital landscape. How exciting is that?! You can make it, but like any profession or task, you need tools. Throughout my career working […]

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Why You Should Treat Your Music Career Like a Startup

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rory Seydel and originally appeared on the LANDR Blog. Remember – if you need your songs polished instantly, give LANDR a try!] The music biz is still the wild west — Here’s how to be an outlaw. Howdy stranger. Music promotion and growing your career as an artist is the most […]

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Store Update: Rhapsody is Now 'Napster'

If you were born before the late 80s or early 90s, the word ‘Napster‘ is synonymous with completely disrupting the way anyone with access to a computer equipped with dial-up Internet service could consume music. Sketchy song titles, people mixing up  artists like “Soft Cell” and “The Clash”, slow downloads, and the first-ever DIY ‘mix CDs’ once those ‘burners’ came long – […]

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TuneCore Helps Present CMU:DIY at The Great Escape This Weekend

16th May 2016 – TuneCore UK announced today a partnership with The Great Escape festival to present CMU:DIY, a dedicated ‘DIY Day’ designed to educate, guide and support UK independent artists and emerging musicians. TuneCore, the leading independent music distribution service, will co-host CMU:DIY on Saturday 21st May at 10:30am. The ‘DIY Day’ will provide […]

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10 Totally Uncommon Ways to Better Your Mixes

[Editors Note: This article is written by Sacha-Léo Shenkier and it was originally featured on the LANDR Blog. Polish your tracks instantly and affordably with LANDR Instant Mastering!] Think Like a Listener In the era of modern editing and correction tools, infinite tracks, and no outside-world time constraints, it’s super-easy to get carried away and disappear down […]

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Getting Social Series: Tyler Allen Discusses Social Strategy & Digital Presence

We understand that when you’re writing, rehearsing, recording and eventually distributing new music, social media isn’t always a top priority. However when it comes to building excitement around and promoting that new release, it should be one the first things that comes to mind! Think about it: people who follow you on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, […]

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Interview: Manafest Talks Sync Placements & Collecting International Revenue

Canadian-born MC Manafest has enjoyed success in marrying Christian hip hop with varying sub genres of rock music, never failing to provide an energetic, uplifting and enjoyable experience for his listeners. He’s got 7 studio albums under his belt since 2003, his most recent being The Moment, released in August of 2014 & distributed by TuneCore. Manafest is the perfect example of an […]

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New Music Tuesday: Jan. 6, 2015

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? Alivenwell Sterlen Roberts Hip Hop/Rap, R&B/Soul Only Love Is Real MC Yogi Hip Hop/Rap, Pop #Nightmade ReFF Dance Fire and Stone The […]

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