Exclusive Compilation of Tracks Recorded During #TuneCoreStudio Sessions at A3C Festival Released

Nov 11, 2014, 09:35 ET from TuneCore

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A3C 'Beats & Rhymes' presented by TuneCore available for free download

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TuneCore Inc. is releasing an exclusive compilation of nine original singles that were written, produced, and recorded live at the #A3CProAudio sponsored by TuneCore during this year's A3C Festival. The album, A3C 'Beats & Rhymes' presented by TuneCore, is available for free download exclusively on Amazon Music: http://amzn.com/B00PC6WSX4. As the Official Music Distribution & Publishing Administration partner for the A3C Festival, TuneCore worked with the A3C team to create a unique artist experience that brought together producer/artist pairings for special one-on-one studio sessions. 

To craft the tracks, each of the selected artist and producer pairs came together for the first time during an intimate, 3-hour long, creative session. The teams worked closely to identify beats, write lyrics, and perfect the tracks in order to record the songs on the spot.

The final tracks on the album, mixed by Art Roebuck, include:

  • "Rebel" (Produced by M16) by TuneCore Artist SigNif
  • "Last Name" (Produced by WLPWR & Myke Stallone for SupaHotBeats) by TuneCore Artist Chris Rivers
  • "Do It Like" (Produced by Major Seven) by TuneCore Artist Dyme-A-Duzin
  • "Lying" (Produced by The Fr3shmen) by TuneCore Artist ChellaH
  • "Astounding" (Produced by Kato) by ForteBowie
  • "Whatchu Like" (Produced by Black Metaphor) by TuneCore Artist Dutch Rebelle
  • "Talk It (I Live It)" (Produced by V12 The Hitman) by TuneCore Artist Torch
  • "Taste of Life" (Produced by The Fam) by TuneCore Artist Quake Matthews
  • "Freestyle" (Produced by The Fam) by TuneCore Artist Quake Matthews  & Queen of EX

TuneCore is committed to supporting independent artists by providing them with the resources necessary for success as well as offering them exclusive of opportunities to get their music heard by more fans worldwide. With hip-hop being TuneCore's leading genre, both by artist revenue and quantity of downloads and streams, the partnership with the A3C Festival is a natural fit. This year, nearly 50 percent of the artists that performed at A3C, the preeminent hip-hop festival in the U.S., have distributed music through TuneCore.  

"Supporting TuneCore Artists has always been a priority for TuneCore and collaboration with the A3C Festival provided us with an innovative way to do that." said Scott Ackerman, CEO of TuneCore. "It was great to be part of the unique #TuneCoreStudio experience at #A3CProAudio; we're excited to now be able to share the resulting music with the world."

"This innovative partnership with TuneCore to create a studio on-site was such a natural synergy between TuneCore and the A3C Festival," said Mike Walbert, General Manager of the A3C Festival. "We're thrilled with the outcome of the collaborations between the producers and the TuneCore artists and look forward to working together to create more opportunities like #TuneCoreStudio in the future."

About TuneCore

TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers. The company has one of the highest artist revenue-generating music catalogs in the world, earning TuneCore Artists $471.5 million on 10.6 billion streams and downloads since inception. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music worldwide through iTunes, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play, and other major download and streaming sites while retaining 100% of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration and worldwide royalty collection. Additionally, the Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans and get their music heard around the world. TuneCore is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with offices in Burbank, CA and Nashville, TN, and is backed by Opus Capital and Guitar Center. For more information, visit www.tunecore.com.

About A3C

Winner of Creative Loafing's 2014 "Best of Atlanta," the A3C [All 3 Coasts] Festival is a 360-degree celebration of Hip-Hop culture. The preeminent hip-hop festival in the US, A3C has grown from a local showcase to an amazing cultural experience and is celebrating 10 years in the game. Today, A3C is one of the largest hip-hop events in the world with performances from well over 500 artists, including: legends, rising stars, trendsetters, up-and-comers and aspiring talent from across the world. The 5 day festival encompasses all aspects of hip-hop culture: music, art, film, style, education and more. During the day attendees are able to connect with – and learn from – tastemakers, icons, organizations, brands and industry leaders, while the evenings and nights are filled with special events, parties and performances from some of the biggest and best hip-hop artists in the world. For more information, visit http://a3cfestival.com/.

For information contact:
Alisa Finkelstein (afinkelstein@mww.com)
MWW, 212.827.3753

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