Wednesday Video Diversion: May 16, 2018

Another booooring Wednesday afternoon calls for another sweeeeeeet round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos. And while we’re celebrating greatness, let’s give a big warm birthday to Jonathan Richman! Between his thoughtful and some times zany solo work and epic 1977 release with The Modern Lovers – not to mention countless appearances in Farrelly Brothers films […]

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Personality Dynamics: Why Communication and Respect Are Vital For The Health of Your Band

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   Many serious bands happily sacrifice money, relationships and careers in the hopes that they’ll find an audience for their music. But while focusing on the musical parts of being in a band is important, the way the musicians who form a band respect and communicate with […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: January 3, 2018

Happy New Year, all! Welcome to the first Hump Day of 2018 – while it should be the most energized we’re going to get all year, it’s entirely likely that half of you are falling asleep as you read this. Fear not – we’ve got a great line up of TuneCore Artist music videos to […]

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A Look Back at TuneCore in 2017

Where did this year go?! It feels like just last week we were cheering about all the accolades and big moments that made up TuneCore’s big 2016, but here we are entering into a new year once again. One thing that never seems to change is the ability of all the artists that make up […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: December 20, 2017

Happy Wednesday! We’re slingin’ more TuneCore Artist videos like we do every week. And of course like every week we’re also acknowledging weird musical history moments. For instance, did you know that on this day in 1969, folk legend Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison when she got picked up by the coppers […]

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Digital Marketing Tools & Resources for Independent Musicians [Part 1]

[Author: Raj Shah *]  Part One of a two-piece article that aims to break down tools that independent artists can utilize in their digital marketing strategies – all available at their fingertips! The hard truth about success in music is that the modern artist must be 51% marketer and 49% musician. In today’s world, the […]

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New Music Friday: December 8, 2017

TuneCore Artists are releasing tons of new music every day. Each week we check out the new TuneCore releases and choose a few at random to feature on the blog. Is your hit next? Follow Music Made Me – a Spotify playlist that’s updated every Friday with new releases from TuneCore Artists – stream it below! Wolves Story of the […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: December 6, 2017

Happy Wednesday once more, readers and music video lovers. Today we’re celebrating “Underrated Drummers Month” and wishing Rick Buckler, drummer of British trio The Jam, a happy 62nd birthday! Who are The Jam? Only one of the finest rock outfits to come out of the 1977-82 UK punk/Brit-pop era, (if you ask this editor, anyhow). […]

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Why Playlists Are More Important Than Ever

[Author: Patrick McGuire *]  In 2017, the playlist has become an integral part of not just music but our culture at large. While radioplay and the blogosphere still have the power to bring attention to an artist, playlists are becoming a steadfast way for more and more listeners to discover and consume music. This isn’t […]

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Mix Buss Compression Made Easy!

[Author: Scott Wiggins *]   How many of you are completely terrified of doing anything to the mix buss, aka “stereo buss” “2 buss”? It is real easy to mess up an entire mix with too much processing, in particular, mix buss compression. Over the years of searching the internet creeping on my favorite mixers […]

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