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A more inclusive

music industry     The team behind Independent Venue Week have now launched Independent Venue Community, and it’s essentially a way to bring more audiences over to grassroots music venues. The project hopes to bring more people from underserved areas & communities which will initially target across six specific strands: early years; young people; the […]

Submitting Artwork the Right Way

So you don’t get rejected Submitting Artwork For audio and mixed media releases, images must be square (1:1 aspect ratio) Dimensions of 3000×3000 pixels @ 300dpi are recommended (this is preferred by Apple Music).  DO NOT use pictures that you do not have the licence for – no one wants to get sued!    Pushing […]

Become a TikTok Superstar

If you fancy it TikTok is slowly, but surely, becoming an extra limb to most musical artists out there. This is probably a story that you’re sick of hearing, especially if you’re not on TikTok, but let us assure you, there is a space for you and your music to build a community on the […]

T.F.I Friday

Another week full of releases As another week comes to an end, we just wanted to let you know that that a few more belters have been released into the world. Notably from our catalog, there’s new music from Big Narstie, Julian Marley, BVRGER, George Hennessey & more! So if you fancy, sink yer earbuds […]


ARE CHANGING       We are happy to announce that from now, our royalty payout threshold will be lowered from £100 to £50. This will allow us to pay out more artists and get your hard earned royalties into your pocket. We have also made a few changes to our royalty payout process to […]

Reels are getting a Makeover

Meta have freshened up Reels on Instagram, implementing a variety of exciting new features which are sure to leave you even more addicted to your smartphone than ever before…     Reels are Now Up to 90 Seconds Long: Reels can now be up to 90 seconds long, giving you the chance to develop a […]


THE STUFF YOU MISSED (27/05) Hey all, Here’s a run down of the weirdest and wonderful news from the music biz this week, featuring black holes, virtual ABBA and Harry Styles.  ABBA BECOME ABBA-TARS Everyone’s favourite Swedes – Benny  Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Björn Ulvaeus are travelling back in time on their reunion […]


DISTRIBUTION 101   What Is Distribution? “Music distribution” – sounds complicated right?  In reality, it’s a super simple, super useful process  that makes sure your music is available in all the right places. Distribution is all about “delivering”  your music to DSP’s (digital streaming platforms).  These platforms like things to be done a certain way, and […]


BUT WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK     Spinning out after getting stabbed in the back by Spinnup? Their policies have changed and they’re giving your music the boot, but here at 3tone, we’ve got your back. Our distribution process places YOU, the artist, at the heart of everything we do.  We’re not an invite only, […]