Bandsintown Offers Discounts For 5 Top Artist Services

As part of the launch of its new Bandsintown For Artists platform, which includes free fan messaging, analytics and more, Bandsintown has partnered with a curated group of services and platforms offering special discounts to musicians and their teams and designed to help grow a career in music. The first… Continue Reading

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CD Baby, Tunecore, DistroKid Add Rapid Apple Music For Artists Verification

Top 3 DIY music distributors CD Baby, Tunecore and DistroKid have all added rapid Apple Music For Artists verification, unlocking the platform’s expanded analytics for their artists. To be eligible, artists must use the same email address and password that they use for their distribution account when signing up for… Continue Reading

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Why You Need To Double Check Your Distributor When Releasing New Music

Jay Gilbert and Michael Brandvold share real-world experience on why you need to double-check your distributor every time you release music on this new episode of the Music Biz Weekly podcast. Continue Reading

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How to Turn a $147 Song into a $79 million Tour (Or: How Songwriters Are Getting Stiffed On Live Music Royalties)

TuneCore’s Chris Dampier explains the measly rewards being passed to songwriters from sell-out concerts
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Why Physical Promotion, Release Formats Are Still Important

Living in the age we are, many musicians may be tempted to invest their time and money solely in digital promotion, but eschewing more archaic forms of promotion like vinyls, shirts, and stickers in favor of targeted social media ads and playlist promotion can sometimes backfire. Here we look at… Continue Reading

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Self-Releasing Music: A Beginner’s Guide

Jumpstarting a career in the music business is a challenging feat, requiring a massive amount of time and energy for something that could ultimately fall flat. Failure at this early stage can often be the result of a lack of industry experience – luckily we have some tips for avoiding… Continue Reading

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Rules For The High Road To Music Success

Long term planning and careful preparation goes a long way toward achieving success in music. Erin Frankenheimer, Manager, Entertainment Relations at TuneCore looks at three guideposts to help artists navigate the music industry’s choppy waters. _____________________________ Guest post by Erin Frankenheimer Manager, Entertainment Relations at TuneCore Most independent artists know… Continue Reading

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How To Be The Next Music Business Unicorn [Kedar Fredric]

As an independent artist, there’s a lot to be learned from the startup world in relation to how you manage your career. here Kedar Frederic illustrates some valuable principles from startup culture, and how artists can effectively integrate them with their careers. ________________________________ Guest post by Kedar Frederic, VP Business… Continue Reading

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TuneCore Upgrades Music Publishing Administration Service

TuneCore has announced enhancements to its Music Publishing Administration services including faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection and an improved ‘splits’ process. Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for its distributed artists. TuneCore is the first company… Continue Reading

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