Where Should I Invest My Money as an Artist?

How do you know where to concentrate your funds? For instance, if you only have a set budget of say, $2,000, where do you put that? What if it’s only $200? Do you hire a publicist? Do you go on tour? Do you get press photos? Check out Angela Mastrogiacomo’s piece to start a plan!

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How TuneCore’s Entertainment Relations Team Physically Connects the Music Industry

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] For musicians and industry professionals alike, working in today’s digitally driven music climate often feels isolating, even for those hailing from famous music destinations like New York or Los Angeles. TuneCore supports artists by getting their music on the world’s most influential digital music platforms, but […]

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Developing a Mindset To Kick-Start 2020

2020 is upon us and we’re serving up some tips to stay motivated and harness a positive mindset as you set out toward a productive year of making music.

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It’s Not Me, It’s You: How To Transfer Your Releases to TuneCore

Ready to ditch your distributor and move your releases to TuneCore? Keep 100% of your revenue once you follow these easy steps for transferring your releases and switching distributors!

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Radio Promotion Part 2 – Matt Reilly (KUTX) & Howard Petruziello (Red Light) on the #MusicMadeMe Podcast

While radio play can feel totally out of reach for a lot of independent artists, there’s a lot to learn about the relationship between music/program directors, promoters, and artists themselves.

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New Store Alert: Break Into the Korean Music Market with Music Island

TuneCore is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Music Island to get your releases on six digital music stores/streaming platforms throughout the Asian market. Everyone knows one of the biggest advantages indie artists have when distributing their music digitally with TuneCore is reach. With over 150 stores across the globe, TuneCore gives artists the […]

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TuneCore Launches New Music Publishing Administration Updates & Features

TuneCore is announcing exciting new enhancements to the  Music Publishing Administration services we offer artists. These include: faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection, a new and improved ‘splits’ process, and more! Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for artists who wanted to […]

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TuneCore Artists Hit Cash Record: $1.5 Billion in Revenue

TuneCore today announced that its artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 2018. This brings total distribution revenue to $1.5 billion, 100% of which was paid to TuneCore artists. Distribution income for artists reached $308 million in 2018, a 28% year-over-year increase. In addition to distribution income, […]

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Your Fans Want to Hear Your Narrative: Crafting a Story for Your Music Career

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.] When it comes to promoting your music, it’s easy to focus on social media, writing emails to your fans, and exciting album launches. But often, the more subtle elements – like crafting an incredible bio or developing your image – are overlooked or put on […]

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Join Us At SXSW 2019 For Our #MusicMadeMe Mixer!

Heading to SXSW 2019? Swing by Javelina on Friday, March 15th for the #MusicMadeMe Mixer It’s that time again! Each year, thousands of independent artists descend upon Austin, Texas to perform, network and learn during the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) conference. Whether they’re ‘official’ showcasing artists or simply showed up to perform wherever they […]

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