TuneCore Partners With TouchTunes and PlayNetwork

Today, we’re excited to announce that TuneCore has partnered with TouchTunes and PlayNetwork  – two curated platforms that are welcoming submission considerations from independent artists of all stripes. Now when you distribute your next release, you’ll see the option to send your music to these two services. TouchTunes is the largest in-venue interactive music and […]

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TuneCore UK Partners with MOBO Unsung

By Nathan Barley Phillips   We are really pleased to announce that we have partnered with MOBO Unsung, the annual UK talent competition brought to you by the incredible team behind The MOBO Awards! The competition is open to all unsigned and DIY artists and features some incredible opportunities – to be considered, fill out […]

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How To Build a Buzz on Spotify

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo.]   The idea that streaming services, and in particular Spotify, are integral to a successful music marketing campaign no longer comes as a surprise to anyone who has been following the industry for the past few years. For a lot of artists, the idea of getting […]

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Introducing: Facebook Monetization for TuneCore Artists

Today, we’re excited to announce a service offering unique to TuneCore Artists: Facebook Monetization. The idea behind this service is to ensure that you get paid for allowing Facebook and Instagram to use your music across their platforms. Facebook Monetization is 100% free for TuneCore Artists – simply head to your dashboard, sign-up, and select […]

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Using Instagram Stories to Promote Your Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.]   Creating awareness for your music is a delicate balance between promotion, and authentic and genuine connection. On one hand, you need to wear the marketing hat – you need to be sharing your work and encouraging fans to support you in some way. And […]

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The Most Important Piece of Equipment in Your Home Studio?

[Editors Note: This article was written by Dom Morley, a 20-year industry veteran and owner of The Mix Consultancy. Dom is a Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer, and has worked with artists like Sting and Adele, as well as producers such as Tony Visconti and Mark Ronson.]   If I were to ask you “What […]

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Introducing YouTube Music – YouTube’s New Streaming Service

YouTube has long been the go-to platform for all things video – whether it’s series, news, music videos, viral user generated content or everything in between. Along the way, it also became a hugely popular destination for just general music streaming and discovery. Meanwhile its parent, Google, established its own streaming and download service Google […]

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Introducing: Two-Factor Authentication For TuneCore Accounts

At TuneCore, our biggest priorities are helping independent artists get their music online and making sure that they keep 100% of the sales revenue owed to them. But of course just as the digital music landscape evolves, so too do the realms of online privacy and security. We value our artist community and want to […]

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How Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion and Discovery

[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] As music streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music continue to transform and revitalize the music industry, artists are just beginning to fully comprehend the seemingly limitless potential of new music discovery and promotion technology in 2018’s musical landscape. Songwriters and musicians continue to struggle to financially cope […]

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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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