TuneCore to Donate All New Distribution Revenue on June 2nd to Color Of Change

On June 2nd, 2020, all proceeds from TuneCore’s distribution fee for new releases will be donated to Color of Change.

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Building a One-Sheet? Use This Checklist

[Editors Note: This article was written by Janelle Rogers.] Do you want to be taken more seriously by the music industry? I’m guessing the answer is yes if you’re reading this article. One of the simplest ways to convey a professional band/artist image is through the use of a one-sheet. So what is a one-sheet? […]

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Life During Quarantine: Free Music Resources You Should Know About

If you’re a songwriter or artist who depends on co-write sessions, this period we’re all going through together might be particularly difficult to manage for you. Sure, you can still write on your own, but how do you write when you don’t even go out and live like you used to?

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TuneCore Extends Virtual Mentor Sessions

Time slots for Virtual Mentor Sessions have filled up. Please fill out this form to let us know you’re interested once more appointments become available. Last week, in light of SXSW’s cancellation, we opened up Virtual Mentor Sessions with members of our Entertainment Relations team for artists that RSVP’d to our scheduled events in Austin. […]

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TuneCore Wraps Up 2019

By Kevin Cornell In what feels like the blink of an eye, we’re saying so long to 2019! We’re thankful to be recapping some of our highlights from this past year as we look forward to what 2020 holds for the independent music community. New store partnerships, exciting new service offerings, fascinating new industry trends […]

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iTunes Holiday 2019 Delays & Closures – Plan Ahead!

You read that right, folks! We’re already approaching the holiday season, and once again we’re here to remind you that it’s imperative to be prepared if you’re planning on distributing music during November and December. Like many of us, our pals at iTunes and other digital store partners take time off during the holiday, resulting in potential […]

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New Store Alert: Make Your Music Available in the Chinese Market with Tencent

Hot off the heels of helping our artists break into the Korean music market, TuneCore is thrilled to announce our partnership with Chinese music giant Tencent! Everyone knows one of the biggest advantages indie artists have when distributing their music digitally with TuneCore is reach. With over 150 stores worldwide, TuneCore gives artists the opportunity […]

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The 3 Biggest Business Missteps DIY Musicians Make

[Editors Note: This was written by Suzanne Paulinski.]   As the music industry evolves, more and more responsibility falls squarely on the shoulders of independent musicians who wish to build a sustainable career in music. In order to do that, they must embrace their role as CEO of their own business. For many, this is a […]

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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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Thoughts On How To Approach Music Bloggers

[Editors Note: This article is derived from the “Question and Answer” format found over at MusicPreneurHub.com, a site that connects artists and music industry experts. It was written by Jack Ought, a musician, freelance writer and digital artist from the UK.]   1. Start With Empathy I’d say start with empathy. Empathy is a vital skill for dealing […]

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