TuneCore is a Brooklyn, New York-based independent digital music distribution service, founded in 2005. TuneCore principally offers musicians and other rights-holders the opportunity to distribute and sell or stream their music through online retailers such as iTunes, Deezer, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play, Tidal, and others. TuneCore also offers music publishing administration services, helping songwriters register their compositions and collect royalties internationally.

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  • Happy Wednesday once more, folks. Right on time, we’re back to serve up some TuneCore Artist music videos that are sure to totally distract you from whatever productive thing you were doing way back when you first started reading this very sentence. On a totally unrelated note, would you believe that 18 years ago on … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: April 25, 2018 → The post Wednesday ...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Suzanne Paulinski.]   One of the biggest hurdles musicians face is finding the time and the right strategy to grow their following online. Bots and useless spamming tools may get your numbers up, but they’ll fail to bring you fans who will want to invest in your career. … Continue reading 3 Tips For Getting More Fan Engagement From Your Posts → The post 3...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo.]   The internet is a fickle friend to an artist. On the one hand, a quick glance at success stories that span the genre spectrum – from Dua Lipa to Fall Out Boy to Justin Bieber – shows how the web can help get your career … Continue reading Thinking Locally: The First Step to Success → The post Thinking Locally: The First Step to Success appe...

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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: April 20, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: April 20, 2018 appe...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre.]   Writing great music takes a long time, but recording it is what can really hurt a band, as it can require every dollar a group has to their name. Recording a song or an album in a bedroom is a possibility for some acts, but … Continue reading 4 Tips For Saving Money on Studio Time → The post 4 Tips For Saving Money on Studio Time appeare...

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  • Another Wednesday is upon us, so TuneCore is here to showcase some of the talented members of our artist community by way of their awesome music videos. It provides  the perfect distraction for a long, boring Wednesday afternoon. Fun fact this Wednesday, April 18: back in 1985 on this day, Wham! (yes, this Wham!) were … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: April 18, 2018 → The post Wednesda...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   If you’re reading this, odds are you’ve either just released a new album, or have plans to in the coming weeks or months to do so. So first off, congratulations! Getting to a place where you’re ready to bring your latest project into the world … Continue reading Creating an Album Release Checklist → The post Creating an Album Rele...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira – a regular TuneCore Blog contributor – and it was originally published on The New Artist Model’s blog.]   “How to get your music on Spotify playlists?” That’s the hot question in the mind of just about every indie musician on the planet. And with … Continue reading More Tips For Pitching To Spotify Playlist Curators → The post More Tips Fo...

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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: April 13, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: April 13, 2018 appe...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. For Part 1 of this series, click here!]   In addition to the considerations we addressed in part one of this piece, there are some other clauses an artist should be aware of and include in a live performance agreement. We will now briefly … Continue reading A Brief Look At Live Performance Agreements [Part 2] → The post A Brief Lo...

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  • And we’ve reached another EXCITING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON! Just imagine how much cooler your day would be if it were 1965 and you were in London: on April 11th, the NME Poll Winners Concert took place there and featured a casually cool lineup that included The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Tom Jones, Moody Blues, … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: April 11, 2018 → The post Wednes...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   In and outside of the music industry, the idea of sacrificing money, time and relationships for the sake of achieving goals is seen as being an unavoidable part of working creatively. But extremes can be detrimental to your career in music. It can come in … Continue reading Going All In or Breaking Up: How To Know When To Quit → The po...

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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: April 6, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: April 6, 2018 appear...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Stay tuned for part two next week!]   While there has been a decline in recorded music sales, the live performance sphere of the music business continues to post substantial numbers. For example, in 2016, Billboard Magazine stated that “global “gross box-office revenue” exceeded … Continue reading A Brief Look At Live Performance ...

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  • Good afternoon, bored people of the Internet. We’ve got ourselves another Wednesday afternoon on our hands, which means another round up of TuneCore Artist music videos to keep you nice and distracted from whatever it is you’re supposed to be doing at the moment. You may also want to take this moment to acknowledge that … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: April 4, 2018 → The post Wednesd...

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  • [Editors Note: We’re kicking off a recurring column, titled GROWTH, written by W. Tyler Allen, a music and tech marketing consultant and contributor to the TuneCore Blog. This column will offer practical tips on how independent artists can and should be focusing their efforts not just around professional and personal growth, but specific tactics like growth … Continue reading GROWTH: Essential Gro...

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  • The artist biography is an overlooked but essential piece of your marketing materials. Whether you’re pitching to blogs, trying to book gigs, or putting together your website, it’s important to have an easy-to-read bio that tells the world about your musical career and, more importantly, helps you stand out from a crowd by offering your … Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC: What You Need For Your Artist...

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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: March 30, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: March 30, 2018 appe...

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  • U.S. Recorded Music Revenues On The Rise The Recording Industry Association of America released its recorded music figures for 2017 in April. One major takeaway from the report was a 16.5% increase in retail value from 2016, up to $8.72 billion, and a 12.6% overall rise to $5.9 billion in wholesale revenue collection. If you’ve … Continue reading March Industry Wrap-Up → The post March Industry Wr...

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  • We’ve hit another mid-week lull. It’s almost as if Wednesday afternoons exist just to remind you that Tuesdays and Thursdays aren’t so horrible after all. And if you’re looking for a reason to celebrate, consider that on this day in 2001, Sean “Puffy” Combs officially changed his name to P. Diddy! Before that he was … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: March 28, 2018 → The post Wednesday ...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Read the first installment in this two-part series here.]   Many people have all but given up entirely on email newsletters, and that’s a mistake for many reasons. They are still read by millions of people, and they can be a fantastic way to reach out … Continue reading 5 Tips For Making Your Email Newsletter More Visually Appealing → The p...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Michelle Aguilar.]   Ever notice how the energy of a conversation – particularly about music – spikes up as soon as the word “live” comes up? Seeing an artist live is almost like saying you went to a party and bumped into them. You actually saw them…in real … Continue reading Facebook Live and Tips For Indie Artists → The post Facebook Live and Tips For I...

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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: March 23, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: March 23, 2018 appe...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.]   The music industry has undergone an impressive comeback over the last two years, but that’s little consolation for artists who continue to struggle to find ways to make ends meet in a post-album world. There are plenty of bright spots to be found for new … Continue reading When You Should Consider Signing With a Label → The post When Y...

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  • Happy Wednesday, y’all. We’re officially into Spring, but you wouldn’t know it from the massive snow storm hitting our HQ in Brooklyn! Today we’re unleashing a bunch of awesome TuneCore Artist music videos as usual, but we’d be remiss not to mention that on this day in 1973, the BBC decided to ban ‘teenybopper’ acts … Continue reading Wednesday Video Diversion: March 21, 2018 → The post Wednesday ...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Stop by next week, where Hugh will break down how to make your email newsletter look as appealing as possible!]   For many years, newsletters were the best way to reach a large group of people, as social media hadn’t exploded and taken over the planet … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why An Email Newsletter Is Still a Good Idea → The post 5 Rea...

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  • [Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   Everyone wants to get the major blog placements. The review on Pitchfork, the news post on Alternative Press, the feature on Stereogum. And while all of those are incredible placements to land, many artists seem to be missing a vital key in what can help … Continue reading 5 Reasons Small Blogs Can Launch Your Career → The post 5 ...

TuneCore
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  • 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 … Continue reading New Music Friday: March 16, 2018 → The post New Music Friday: March 16, 2018 appe...

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