Introducing YouTube Music – YouTube’s New Streaming Service

YouTube has long been the go-to platform for all things video – whether it’s series, news, music videos, viral user generated content or everything in between. Along the way, it also became a hugely popular destination for just general music streaming and discovery. Meanwhile its parent, Google, established its own streaming and download service Google […]

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October Industry Wrap-Up

Spotify Adds Playlist Pitching Options, Partners With Google & Launches New App October was a busy month for Spotify! They’ve announced some recent updates that impact fans, labels and artists. For music fans who use Google and Android smart devices, an advanced partnership now allows Spotify subscribers to use voice command control of the app […]

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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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October News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm As everyone ramps up for the music industry’s busiest time of the year, both our store partners and the music publishing world at large have some exciting new updates: Amazon amplifies their existing digital music platform with a brand new streaming service, specially designed to work with their Echo devices. Kesha has […]

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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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NEW STORE ALERT: Kuack Media Group

Here at TuneCore, we’re always keeping our eyes and ears out for new, exciting streaming services and digital music stores to offer independent artists access to. As the way in which consumers all over the world choose to listen to and discover new music evolves, we too must evolve to help creators reach new fans […]

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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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March News From Our Store Partners

By Dwight Brown It’s spring. It’s a time for growth. Change is in the air at our digital stores. New Google Play Music app adds YouTube video search. CÜR streaming launches and targets the tech savvy crowd. Spotify finds a new way to highlight emerging artists. Rhapsody is growing faster than daisies on a spring […]

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Spotify Helps Artists Celebrate Their "Year In Music"

As Spotify has continued to dole out new updates and features throughout 2015, the massively popular music streaming service is ending the year in style. On top of the recent addition of Fan Insights and Artist About Pages, Spotify has rolled out their “Year In Music” feature, aimed to give fans and artists a look at the […]

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