May Industry Wrap-Up

Spotify Launches “Spotify Codes” Remember the QR Code Craze? Sure you do! It took place a couple of years back when we began seeing these funny little squares with unique black and white patterns in them all over promotional materials, from the subway to magazines. People could use their mobile device to scan the QR […]

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February Industry Wrap-Up

The cold weather is slowly on its way out and SXSW is on the horizon – must be the end of February! That’s why we’re here to wind down the month in music industry happenings. Just because it was a short month doesn’t mean there was no action – read on to catch the latest […]

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July News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Our stores are gearing up for the second half of the year with some exciting new developments: Spotify attempts to rival Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio by launching two new radio shows on their service. TIDAL caters to both artists and listeners alike at the twelfth annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in […]

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March Songwriter News

By Dwight Brown Spring forward. Get ahead. The publishing industry is becoming an investment goldmine. Artists who applied to a songwriting competition TV show get a wakeup call. A Berklee professor sues Spotify, while Spotify settles with NMPA. A hot debate over the length of copyright terms erupts. There’s a lot going on for songwriters. […]

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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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Scenes From TuneCore's Atlanta Office Opening

Earlier this week on March 1st, TuneCore proudly and officially opened its doors to the public to celebrate the expansion of our newest location: the rejuvenated neighborhood of Edgewood in Atlanta, GA! Kwanza Hall, Atlanta City Councilman for District 2/Fourth Ward, kicked off the ribbon cutting celebration with opening remarks extending his support to the TuneCore Atlanta team and […]

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January Songwriter News

By Dwight Brown A New Year brings more opportunities for songwriters to get ahead. So what’s up? Co-writers are leaving the strongest mark on top ten hits. Spotify wants to do the right thing when it comes to songwriter royalties. The digital age is heaping complications on jazz musicians, but makes composing a snap. Deaf […]

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December Songwriter News

By Dwight Brown The holiday season is a perfect time to look back at the gains and challenges of 2015 and anticipate what direction songwriters should take in 2016. Even in the midst of this rapidly changing digital age, the songwriting industry is booming, the U.S. Copyright Office could get an update, co-songwriters are getting […]

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Rdio Shuts Down: The End of An Era & a Look To the Future

It’s amazing to think of how much the digital streaming landscape has evolved over the past five years. We’ve seen brands rise to the top and become household names, watched major digital music players adjust and adapt, and witnessed at least one hugely star-studded roll out. In fact, even the overall streaming conversation among artists […]

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November Songwriter News

By Dwight Brown It’s that time of year when you sit back and remember the reasons why you should be thankful. For songwriters the top of the list is often the ability to write good songs, share them with appreciative fans and collect songwriting royalties from around the world. This November, as you count your […]

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