Is YouTube Still the Enemy for Music? Was It Ever?

When YouTube first arrived in 2006, people flocked to the site to watch videos of cats, babies, and stunts gone awry, and, in those early days--no one imagined that YouTube would, and could, eventually upend the entire music business. Since the, YouTube and record labels have existed in what could best be described as an [...]

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Repetition in Songwriting: Too Much, or Not Enough?

Songwriting is a mysterious process that many have tried to explain. Sometimes songs arrive fully formed in the composer's head--other times, they can take years to develop. Repetition is an important element in many successful songs--it hooks the listener with a phrase, lyric, or musical idea that creates a melodic, lyrical, or rhythmic connection both [...]

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The New Impending Copyright Crisis for the Music Business

The advent of streaming has no doubt mostly been a positive development for the music industry, allowing consumers and music fans to stay connected to the artists and songs they love with the click of a few buttons, while simultaneously combating piracy. But another nascent threat looms on the horizon, in much the same way [...]

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Tunedge Music…Oscars Edition!

Did you tune into the Oscars on Sunday night? If so, you may have noticed that tracks from the Tunedge catalog were on full display during E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" shows. 5 different tracks including "Groovin'", "Modern Fletch", "Funky Fly", "Space Disco" & "Almost Home" were featured throughout E!'s daylong coverage beginning with [...]

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Musicians: Don’t Do This On Twitter!

With the advent of social media, musicians now have to navigate a new media landscape to promote their music, network with peers, and connect with fans. However, despite the relative ease a platform like Twitter, there's a right and wrong way to utilize it effectively. Hugh McIntyre at Tunecore wrote a great piece called "5 [...]

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Tunedge Partners With Eventworks4D

With all of us spending the last year in lockdown and quarantine due to the pandemic, there's a lot of information and misinformation circulating about the virus. Tunedge has partnered with Eventworks4D for a COVID 19 Kiosk video. Eventworks bills itself as a leader in "holographic event technology. Eventworks has produced holographic presentations for the [...]

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How to Break Bad Songwriting Habits

Bad habits: we all have them. Hygiene, diet, not taking care of ourselves--the older we get, the more we realize how detrimental these bad habits can be. But bad habits can also spill over into our professional lives--in this instance, songwriting. There's a great new piece over at Soundfly about how to break bad songwriting [...]

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