How I Grew My YouTube Channel's Subscribers From Zero to 5,000
[Editors Note: This article is written by Nate Maingard. Nate is a modern troubadour and live-streamer. He’s been on the music scene since 1998 and right now he is in the top 50 musicians on Patreon. He is a guest lecturer at SAE, Ovation Award Winner and Gold VIP live-streamer on Periscope. This article is part of our collaboration with MusicpreneurHub.com – […]
Wednesday Video Diversion: February 1, 2017
Aaaaaand February is suddenly upon us. Looking beyond the still-groggy-start to a new year and crummy cold weather, we’re pleased to drop a great new line-up of music videos featuring a bunch of awesome TuneCore Artists! So join us in our weekly ritual of internet distraction and wonderful music and visuals: Loose Buttons, “Thrill” Ryan Upchurch, “Outlaw” Jacquelyn […]
Wednesday Video Diversion: October 26, 2016
It’s Wednesday afternoon. You’re bored and about to lose focus on everything you’ve been working on all day. We trust you’ll snap back into it, but in the meantime, enjoy a pleasant round-up of TuneCore Artist music videos! VYCES, “Devil” Pussy Riot, “Straight Outta Vagina (feat. Demi Mo & Leikeli47) Jonathan Hoyle, “Know It’s You” […]
A House For Lions: Raising Money Their Own Way
Bands and artists are finding continued success with fan-funded platforms like Kickstarter and PledgeMusic. When indie rock band A House For Lions was looking into the different crowdfunding platforms available to help raise money for their debut album, they found another option. Mike Nissen, the band’s guitar player (and designer), did a little digging to find out if a Wordpress plugin existed to help with their approaching campaign. Sure enough, he found Ignitiondeck, a Wordpress plugin that lets you to implement a crowdfunding campaign without any fees (except the cost of the plugin itself and small PayPal transaction fees) or middlemen.
How To Start: An Interview With John Strohm
Where to start? When to start? How to start? These are the questions that come up so often. The questions raised by anyone who feels his or her music should be heard, but is unsure of the appropriate next steps.
I recently had the opportunity to interview my good friend John Strohm. John is uniquely qualified to speak to the above questions. Sure, John is now a successful entertainment attorney— representing, among others, Grammy winners Bon Iver, and one of the most successful independent (and by that I mean their own label, distro through TuneCore) artists of all time, The Civil Wars—but long before John became a man of law, he too was an independent artist working his way through the same issues and opportunities that you may be.
DIY Comedy Musicians: The Midnight Beast
The Midnight Beast, a comedy music trio from London, is taking social media by storm. Since their YouTube parody of Ke$ha’s popular “Tik Tok” went viral in 2009, the group’s YouTube subscribers and video views continue to rise quickly. Read on as The Midnight Beast (Stefan Abingdon, Dru Wakely and Ashley Horne) discuss their self-titled comedy series airing now on E4, their thoughts on being a DIY band, and their advice for other independent artists.
#TCVideoFridays – August 10th 2012
It’s #TCVideoFridays today on TuneCore! Check out a few awesome videos from some talented TuneCore Arists.
But first, a quick reminder! TuneCore can distribute your videos to iTunes. For more info, click here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.