Why Getting in Touch With What Drives You in Music is Essential for Sustaining Your Career

In part two of a three part series, Patrick McGuire dives further into the importance of creating a sustainable music career.

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Why Not Trying is Worse Than Failure in Music

You’ve been at it for years and haven’t seen any concrete success in music. What keeps you going? This article is Part 1 in a TuneCore series about building a sustainable music career.

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What Makes a Great Songwriting Workflow

While there isn’t a single right way to tackle your own workflow, the goal should be to have a consistent process that helps you finish songs in a way you’re happy with, without tearing your hair out.

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Feel Uncertain About Things? The World Needs You to Make Music About it

Music makes us feel less alone, and that’s a power we shouldn’t take for granted, though musicians often do. If you feel uncertain about the state of the world or even just what’s going on within the confines of your own life, you’re not alone.

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5 Tragically Overlooked Preparations To Make When You Start Songwriting

Check out this list of overlooked steps in the multi-stage creative process known as songwriting from our friends at the Flypaper Blog!

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When to Reach Out for Help in Your Music Career

Subscribing to a DIY ethos doesn’t mean ignoring all opportunities to reach out for help! Patrick McGuire breaks down the times in your music career when it makes sense to connect with others for support.

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Closing Corporate Clients: A Home Studio Owner’s Guide [Part 1]

In Part 1 of another two part piece on home engineering & production, Gary Gray gets back to basics on what’s truly possible from the comforts of a home studio.

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7 (Other) Blogs To Inspire Your Songwriting Process

While the TuneCore Blog is always there for you when it comes to career advice and education, we’re happy to spread the word about other great songwriting resources!

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Why Songwriters Should Be Embracing Authenticity – Not Trends

Patrick McGuire offers songwriters some advice for creating meaningful music and why authenticity matters.

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4 Tips For Creating a Productive Songwriting Routine

Great songwriting takes time and practice. Getting down a solid routine for creating music on your own time is crucial for growth!

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