I've been having an ongoing debate with some staff and friends about whether or not it's time for bands to delete their myspace profiles once and for all. I mean, you've got one side that says "well it's still a platform for posting some music" - and then you have my side which is: "any other platform out there is better than myspace." The first impression someone gets when they google your band name should not be myspace. I would make the argument that bands should still have their own domain name and internet presence. Then, with that, the should be active on a variety of social media websites. Their main page can be a hub to all those other "social" sites. However, I'm willing...
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants will be releasing their upcoming new album, Ultra Euphonic, in late spring and will be available to download for free on their website. Within the week, they'll also be releasing four new songs for free download as well.
Billboard has launched the Uncharted Music Chart, which tracks developing artists not on sales but on song streams, page views and fans on myspace, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm, and other sources.
Freshman 15 posted all of their first full length album Throw Up Your Hands For One Night Stands on myspace along with the songs that are supposed to be on their new EP. Also, follow them on Twitter and become a friend on Facebook.