The Perks of Living in L.A. as a Singer-Songwriter

[Editors Note: This blog was written by TuneCore Artist and Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Uri Grey.] I’m like most singer-songwriters. I’m from a small city that no one really ever thinks about, and I was on the path to pursue one thing, until music took over my life. I started writing songs seriously in high school, […]

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Interview: The Sweeplings and the Art of Songwriter Collaboration

We never get sick of hearing about the interesting ways that artists get together to begin making music independently. While there’s always something to be said about, say, a brother and sister taking their childhood collaborative hobby on the road, or three friends who have been playing in the garage since seventh grade, we’re living […]

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Interview: Justin Klump on His New Album & Finding The Small Successess

Singer/songwriter Justin Klump found his love of music as a teenager and applied his work ethic toward making it his life ever since. He’s got three independently released albums (distributed via TuneCore!) under his belt and his self-titled fourth coming this Friday, May 13th. With success on SiriusXM’s The Coffeehouse, iTunes’ Singer/Songwriter Charts, and over 100,000 miles of touring […]

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Nashville: Indie Artist Forum & TuneCore Live Breakdown

TuneCore Indie Artist Forum We’re less than two weeks out from our second ever Indie Artist Forum (Saturday, February 20th) at the Acme Feed & Seed, and this time we’re taking the fun to Nashville! With so many hardworking independent music makers living in one place, it only makes sense that we’d choose this city to […]

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5 Tips for Making Merch Work For You

By Stephen Babcock 1. If you’re gigging, you need to sell merch (merchandise) If you plan on playing shows, you need merch. Anyone who has ever been to a concert or show knows that the best acts always have some kind of merch (T-shirts, posters, caps, etc.) to sell to fans. Whether it’s the local […]

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