Artist Management Series: Paul Steele

In the finale of our Artist Management Interview Series, we chatted with music industry vet Paul Steele, founder and CEO of Good Time, Inc. Paul has been working with artists in some capacity for about 15 years, getting his feet wet in college. Handling management for Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Judah and the Lion, Ellie […]

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Artist Management Series: Adina Friedman

As we continue to plow through the month of July, we’re thrilled to offer the third installment in our “Artist Management Interview Series”, this week featuring Atom Factory‘s own Adina Friedman. Adina comes to the plate with prior experience working for Atlantic Records, Warner Music, and the Artist Organization. On top of that, she has assisted […]

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Artist Management Series: Mark McLewee

We’re back with the second installment of our Artist Management Series, where we’ve been talking with current managers of independent artists about their day-to-day roles and responsibilities, how their coveted position has changed over the years, and the lessons and misconceptions they’ve encountered. Last week you got to learn about Vanessa Magos at New Torch Entertainment, and […]

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Artist Management Series: Vanessa Magos

Like almost everything in the music industry over the years, the role of artist managers has changed. As independent artists gain more traction and power, there’s more at stake and more responsibility. All of this translates to the need for business development in pushing an artist’s career forward. And that means being on-call, setting expectations, negotiating deals […]

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4 Essentials of Self-Management [Belmont University Series]

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform. This piece speaks to the process […]

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Amazing Radio and TuneCore Launch “Inside Track,” a New Radio Series for Independent Artists

NEW YORK, November 18, 2020 – Amazing Radio, the world’s only radio station playing 100% new music and owner of legendary music festival CMJ, has partnered with TuneCore, the leading independent music distribution service owned by Paris-based Believe, to launch a radio series called “Inside Track,” to provide artists with advice on how to succeed. […]

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5 Important Priorities for New Artists [Belmont University Series]

[Editors Note:The following is an installment in our series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.] 1. You Have to Build a Team […]

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Tips For Developing Your Artist or Band “Story” [Belmont University Series]

[Editors Note: The following is an installment in our monthly series of a partnership between TuneCore and students at Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University. In an attempt to offer new insight and educational content for independent artists, we’re excited to give these music industry professionals of the future a journalistic platform.]   WWOD? […]

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Part 1: The Artist & Manager Relationship – A Look At Recording Industry Management Agreements

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Justin is an entertainment and media attorney for The Jacobson Firm, P.C. in New York City. He also runs Label 55 and teaches music business at the Institute of Audio Research.]   UPDATE: Read Part Two of this series examining the Artist & Manager Relationship here. We […]

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September 2020 Industry Wrap-Up

by Julia Gomberg Another month is behind us and you know what that means: we’re dropping a hand-selected group of headlines aimed at keeping independent artists aware of what’s happening in the music industry each month. Check out what you might have missed in September! COVID-19 Spawns New ‘Livestreamers’ Chart for Music IndustryIndustry trade publication […]

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