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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As Recording Technology Advances, How Does the “Live Experience” Change?

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Sabrina Bucknole. Sabrina has been singing in musical theater for over eight years, and wrote this as a deep dive into how live and theatrical singers can adapt their vocals for the studio and offers five practical tips for singers recording in the studio.]   Seeing a “live” performance has changed in meaning […]

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Interview: 18th & Addison – Pop Punk Power Duo Discuss New Album, Label, & More

18th & Addison are two-piece pop-punk group based in Toms River, NJ. Made up of Kait DiBenedetto and Tom Kunzman (they play live with a drummer and bassist), the duo met after leading respective musical careers and combined their talents for writing punchy, emotional and energetic rock cuts during a time where the genre is undergoing […]

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September Industry Wrap-Up

Spotify Expands Video Features, Partners With Hulu It’s rare that a month goes by without some sort of news around the music streaming platform Spotify’s latest ventures. Last month, we reported on Spotify extending a test to U.S. customers that added videos to their playlists, specifically within its wildly popular “Rap Caviar” playlist. This past […]

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