From the Stage to the Studio: How To Adapt Vocals For Recording
[Editors Note: This blog was written by Sabrina Bucknole. Sabrina has been singing in musical theater for over eight years, and wrote this as a deep dive into how live and theatrical singers can adapt their vocals for the studio and offers five practical tips for singers recording in the studio.] Singers who have a lot of experience performing […]
How To Kick Out a Band Member
[Editors Note: This is a guest blog post written by Mason Hoberg. Mason is a freelance writer who covers music-related topics and is a regular contributor to Equipboard.] It happens to every band eventually. A bandmate might have an overinflated ego, or become unreliable, or even just lose interest in the project. Regardless of the underlying reason, […]
Amanda Palmer, Independent Musician
On September 11, Amanda Palmer—AFP to fans and friends—will release Theatre is Evil with TuneCore providing digital distribution. If you don’t know Amanda Palmer, you should; the successes of her career can serve as inspiration for many DIY performers.
Rdio increases catalog to over 18 million songs; adds TuneCore and other new partners
Rdio increases catalog to over 18 million songs; adds TuneCore and other new partners. The partnerships with top independent music aggregators connect over a quarter-million artists to fans in 13 countries
Gadgets We Like: Soundrop.fm Makes Spotify A More Social Experience
Are you a big Spotify listener? Soundrop.fm is a free app for the iPhone, iPad, and iTouch that turns Spotify into a more social experience. With the app you can create a listening room for playlists you’ve created, or check out some of the public rooms to hear specific types of music and hang with thousands of music fans.
Double Your Income… No Really
By Ari Herstand
When you’re on tour, merch is your #1 income generator. This can’t be stressed enough. Believe it. Bands stress over their guarantees and door splits and turnouts. If you want to survive financially with your music you must understand the importance of merch sales and approach it as such. I’ve played shows where 10 people showed up, but they had such an amazing time and I stressed the merch to them that all 10 people bought something averaging about $15. That’s $150 in merch sales. That’s good for any night.
#TCVideoFridays – August 10th 2012
It’s #TCVideoFridays today on TuneCore! Check out a few awesome videos from some talented TuneCore Arists.
But first, a quick reminder! TuneCore can distribute your videos to iTunes. For more info, click here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.