How To Use Data to Boost Plays and Generate New Revenue Streams

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Alper Tuzcu.] Have you ever wondered why some songs get streamed and playlisted more than others? Ever wondered how you can increase your streaming revenue and create new ways to receive a steady paycheck every month? By using the data provided by streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple […]

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Life During Quarantine: How to Stave Off Musical Burnout

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and is part of our ongoing Life During Quarantine series.] For optimistic musicians, the temptation for viewing COVID-19 as a creative opportunity to stay at home and make lots of music is too strong to resist. You might think that more time at home means more […]

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Life During Quarantine: 4 Music Skills to Develop While You’re Stuck at Home

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire and provided exclusively for the TuneCore Blog from our friends at Soundfly!] By now, it’s clear that COVID-19’s impact on musicians and the music industry is deep. The virus has cancelled shows and entire tours, delayed record releases, and put physical distance between musicians across the […]

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Life During Quarantine: Generating Revenue During a Pandemic

With an entire industry feeling the heat from COVID-19, artists may be grappling with just how to go about making money these days. How can they supplement ticket sales with revenue in a way that doesn’t feel inappropriate?

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Producer Spotlight: Dom Morley on the #MusicMadeMe Podcast

We’re back with a socially distant episode of the #MusicMadeMe Podcast, and this week we’re spotlighting GRAMMY Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer Dom Morley. Dom has experience working with Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, Adele and tons of other musical heavyweights. In this conversation, TuneCore’s UK Country Manager Nathan Phillips chats with Dom about his engineering […]

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Basics of Home Recording – TuneCore Live Session [Recap + Stream]

Home recording has exploded in recent years. While artists of all stripes have been finding themselves in the engineer seat since this whole DIY music thing started, there’s no denying that the evolution of software/hardware, digital collaborative opportunities and accessible educational resources have allowed artists to take their home studios to the next level. For […]

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TuneCore Partners with NetEase Cloud Music to Help Artists Reach Chinese Fans

As more opportunities arise to reach fans in the growing Chinese digital music market, TuneCore has secured a partnership with streaming service NetEase Cloud Music to help independent artists do just that. NetEase Cloud Music is one of the fastest-growing music platforms in China, with over 800 million registered users.  While you already know that […]

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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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Life During Quarantine: The Pressure to Be Productive

Tips for navigating a time when everyone’s naively telling you now’s the time to get it all done!

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