Join TuneCore at A3C Conference 2018!

It’s almost that time again. Each October, thousands of hip hop artists, producers, fans and industry professionals ascend upon Atlanta for A3C (All 3 Coasts) – part conference, part festival, with attendees from all corners of the world. A3C has remained a staple in the world of independent hip hop, acting as a meetup for […]

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July Industry Wrap-Up

France and U.S. See Uptick in Music Streams Across The Board We’re always excited to report on developments and advancements in the music streaming world, and in July, we were not disappointed! Let’s start with France: with recorded music sales numbers from the first half of 2018 in, it’s been announced that the major music […]

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Introducing: Facebook Monetization for TuneCore Artists

Today, we’re excited to announce a service offering unique to TuneCore Artists: Facebook Monetization. The idea behind this service is to ensure that you get paid for allowing Facebook and Instagram to use your music across their platforms. Facebook Monetization is 100% free for TuneCore Artists – simply head to your dashboard, sign-up, and select […]

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Independent Venue Week U.S.: Booking & Performing Tips

Since 2014, the U.K. has been annually celebrating the unsung heroes that make our enjoyment of local live music happen: independent music venues. Each year, bands, labels, venue owners and promoters kick off Independent Venue Week – a week of awesome shows at participating venues, and it’s been a major success for all parties involved. […]

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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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