Myspace and success?

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Myspace and success?

Post by heavensdaw » Sat Jul 12, 2008 10:56 pm

:?:

I'm interested....

Anybody here had any..... Generated from theirs?

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Post by heavensdaw » Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:01 pm

By 'success' I mean anything out of the norm.. Recording deal.. Live work.. Movie/Video/Game/Ad work.. Etc..

Basically not just a bunch of new 'friends'..

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Post by beatpoet » Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:16 pm

I run gigs so the first point of contact is often myspace, but thats about it.


myspace is just a small part of a very big picture, it's easy to look up people there as their music is on the front page, and everyone seems to be on it, but that's about it.

If any artists world is myspace then they're fucked, myspace has be attributed to a few success stories but that's not really the full story.

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Post by beatpoet » Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:18 pm

Fuck, I'm repeating myself, but that's about it.

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Post by djshiva » Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:43 am

yes. have gotten quite a few gigs, and made a few contacts through myspace.
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Post by dysanfel » Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:33 pm

Do gigs, recording deals, internet and airwaves radio play, and print media promotion count?
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Post by 808bob » Mon Jul 14, 2008 12:47 am

myspace is a waste of time.....full of time wasters and people who are bored and .....i cant stand it......
its good for finding people and networking.....tho.......
you really need to work it......THEN is helps and does good things
for you.......when i dont do anything or email anyone, nothing
happens, but when i actively reach out to people, self promote,
communicate......etc..............then good links info are made.

its just a big mess. takes too long to load pages.
too many auto responses.
too much crap on there.
people aint got time to listen to your tracks.
like me = i never listen to ANYONES music.
so i dont expect anyone to listen to mine, anymore.
too time consuming.

its only good for well established or up and coming people
who are getting success already, as the fan base grows.

and it good for keeping in touch with people you meet.
bands and industry people. friends of friends of friends etc.

you can get to some real important/professions/successful
people on there.
you would be surprised who i just spoke to on there just
the other day.

myspace is for small timers.
big timers dont bother with it.

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Post by Angstrom » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:01 am

808bob wrote: you can get to some real important/professions/successful
people on there.
you would be surprised who i just spoke to on there just
the other day.

myspace is for small timers.
big timers dont bother with it.
They can treat schizophrenia now, you know.

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Post by heavensdaw » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:09 am

Angstrom wrote:
808bob wrote: you can get to some real important/professions/successful
people on there.
you would be surprised who i just spoke to on there just
the other day.

myspace is for small timers.
big timers dont bother with it.
They can treat schizophrenia now, you know.

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Post by heavensdaw » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:20 am

So is it any good then?.... for getting success... I mean....

Say you work it for 1- 2 hrs a day...

Do companies use it to check out what's going on?

Or is it just some kinda lame virtual social club... :roll:

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Post by 808bob » Mon Jul 14, 2008 2:54 am

F**k myspace
f**k facebook

if you have talent and make good tracks.
get them to the right people.
go out and hunt them down.
hand cd's out.

ive managed to get CD's to my heroes.
you have no idea.
if you wanna reach someone you can.

f**k this thread.
jesus.
do waht you want.

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Post by dysanfel » Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:15 am

808bob wrote:F**k myspace
f**k facebook

if you have talent and make good tracks.
get them to the right people.
go out and hunt them down.
hand cd's out.
Hunt down 'the right people' and hand out CDs? What are these 'right people' going to do for you? Throw money at you? Give you a big record contract? No one is going to do shit for you. Take your career into your own hands and promote. While you chase 'the right people' who don't give a fuck about your music, I'll continue build a fan base through myspace and sell my music and make money. Your way sounds like wishful thinking. Myspace is a legitimate tool for promotion. If your successful 'the right people' will come to you.
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Post by a1studmuffin » Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:35 am

MySpace is a fantastic networking tool for musicians. Apart from allowing you to promote yourself to other artists/people that like your music, it acts as a kind of electronic business card which anyone can look up easily. I've had plenty of opportunities + music relationships start through it.
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