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09:42 PM on 04/30/12 
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Kevin Wayne
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Seen tonite on Tumblr:



" myspace, thank you for the beautiful folk music radio.
my night is now complete :)"



Contrary to claims to the contrary, it's finding an audience. If you're on there, I bet someone has heard you!



03:01 PM on 05/02/12 
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This guy promoting myspace really reminds me of this.



Also, I was in a band that was once the number one unsigned band on myspace for about a week and a half, and my sales stayed about the same. Bandcamp has absolutely improved my music career.
06:07 AM on 05/03/12 
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I wish MySpace was paying me to tell the truth, like that guy is. He's still giving you the straight up story, anyway.

Improvements MySpace has made to it's functionality:


*No more auto-play, unless you use an embedded player from another site such as SoundClick (bad side is HipHop morons can still put players random comments section. This only applies to abandoned profiles.)

*No more external html. Still has more individuality than Fb, and I can still reasonable make my page look like "me." Background, marquee, fonts, colors, widgets, etc are all still at my discretion.

*No need to go on a users page to friend request them. You can do it from their Avatar because a popup offers you that opportunity. It's a bit shaky, but go on one users friends list and start requesting their friends. There are "Friend" & "Follow" links everywhere.

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No need to go on a users page to send them a message. Even if they have profile 1.0 or 2.0, you still can avoid the nasty html that slows you down.

*Easier to surf to a users friend, photos, playlists, etc using the tabs on the right of the profile. Bad side is you can no longer hide any of those things unless you have a private profile.

*Comments MUCH easier to make. You stay on the same page the whole time! Remember when you had to go through 2 or 3 pages in order to put it though, and THEN go back on a profile just to see it?

*Still are allowed to promote yourself through friend requests. They have limited it somewhat, but it's not near as bad as
Fascist Facebook.

*MySpace player works fine for me. It keeps on playing and delivering posts to my Twitter just fine. Fix your system.

*If you have a Band page, you can switch to the new Home Page system and not have to deal with the endless scrolling Stream. I guess this hasn't been made available to non-bands, yet.

*Profile Comments section now keeps a lot of strange html from wreaking havoc with your design (except imbedded players.) Now it partially hides linked pics and you just click "Show more" to see 'em.

*No more running into the dreaded "White Wall" that says the problem had been forwarded to the tech support section.

*No more down time for repairs with Email, Photos, Comments, Bulletins, etc.

*No more Pac-Man @3am!

*Promotional interaction with Reverb Nation Fan Reach. LOTS of artists still use that regularly, although it's died down, probably due to spamming complaints.

In short, there doesn't seem to be any truth to the scuttlebutt that site functionality is in the toilet. MySpace is at the peak of it's functionality and ready to rumble!



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09:11 PM on 05/06/12 
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Started a thread about the hazards of being on Fb, here:

http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthre...ost1075 88952
02:16 PM on 06/03/12 
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Interested in having your band go head-to-head for a week with the winner getting to be the featured artist for my site the following week?

Check it: http://tpm2.brookiellen.com/2012/tpm-cagematch-week-3/
10:59 AM on 06/19/12 
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I've started a music blog for doing features, reviews, and a few other things I haven't quite got ready yet. At the moment there's not a ton of content quite yet, but I'm updating it daily and I'm gonna be improving it as much as possible.

If you're in a band and would like to me to review your music or do a spotlight on you, send me something via email--Id love to help you in promotion and spreading the word!

Also, I'd appreciate it if you guys could check it out and then give me any suggestions, criticism, comments, advice...the more I hear back the more I can improve it.

Website: http://songsforthemtosing.wordpress.com/
Email: Songsforthemtosing@gmail.com
Twitter: @SongsForThem
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Songs-...37877419657689
07:49 AM on 06/22/12 
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The Jukebox is a music blog where you’ll find news, videos, free downloads, tours, music reviews, interviews, new music, and signed/unsigned bands. You’ll also find daily, weekly, and monthly features such as Album Talk, Artist of the Week, and Artist of the Day. If any band wants to be featured on the site email us, we'd be happy to feature you.

Site: the-jukebox.com
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03:56 PM on 07/13/12 
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Thanx for the info
07:01 AM on 07/20/12 
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You can also try to get featured/reviewed on http://undergroundpunk.tumblr.com/
08:41 AM on 07/24/12 
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MyMusicCloud = Total Music Freedom
MyMusicCloud is giving you the opportunity to win 2 tickets to the concert of your choice! Simply click on the sweepstakes tab on our page to enter and be sure to check out the link below to improve your chances of winning! http://www.mymusiccloud.com/sweepstakes/
10:16 PM on 07/24/12 
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You can post your music and enter into promotion competitions. It's pretty cool, your songs get a lot of plays and I'm pretty sure it only counts it if it plays all the way through the song.
01:00 AM on 08/08/12 
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DJZK an up and coming Artist/Audio Producer just released his new, highly anticipated LP on August 2nd. "Taste of Time" which is comprised of numerous rappers and singers is filled with 100% original music appealing to the genres of Electronic Music and Rap.

Download the entire album at http://www.mediafire.com/?afa3eqr2pdjket5

Or listen to DJZK's Soundcloud Channel to download and comment on individual tracks: http://soundcloud.com/djzkmusic

View the DJZK Datpiff Page: http://www.datpiff.com/DJZK-Taste-Of...pe.380512.html

Also please like the DJZK fan page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/DJZK/...7979887?ref=ts

WWW.DJZKMUSIC.COM
01:06 PM on 08/11/12 
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What's up everyone!

I'm Charlie from a newer website based out of Detroit. We do music reviews, show coverage through video and photo, music news and everything music. If you'd like us to review your music and help spread the word about your music, shoot me and email at charlie@metroscenedetroit.com and i'll take a look at it and we can talk!

www.metroscenedetroit.com

EDIT: Dead link
08:55 AM on 08/18/12 
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This is awesome thank you so much!
03:31 AM on 08/22/12 
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Well if he can promote himself here, so can I!

PLEASE VOTE FOR MY VIDEO HERE: http://tinyurl.com/kevinwayne Please support me in The Kinks Cover Competition for a chance to go to London and meet & record with Ray Davies! Thanks! Facebook or Twitter or sign up for the site is required to vote.





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