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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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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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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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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