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Twitter for musicians – revisited

Three years ago, Steve & Dubber talked about Twitter as a conversational medium, how it had been misrepresented in the mainstream press, and what its potential was for independent music. Recently, we revisited that conversation, and thought we’d try and...

The time has come: It’s ‘Quit Myspace Day’!

Photo by captain simon’s mandolin Exactly one year ago, I wrote a blog post about the fact that Myspace has failed musicians and fans alike. Recently, after speaking to the Head of Music for Myspace, I wrote another blog post explaining that Myspace is not just...

Myspace – now with glitter

The first thing you should know about the Product Manager for MySpace Music is that he’s an independent musician. He’s in a band called Big Kid. That’s him playing the drums. He also writes most of the songs. I found that both encouraging and...

In defense of Twitter

Steve Lawson from Andrew Dubber on Vimeo. You’re probably aware that I use Twitter. In fact, I’m a bit of an evangelist for it. I think it’s up there with Email and RSS as one of the few absolutely killer online appliances – and pretty much a...

Ooizit

Ooizit is a social networking site aimed at promoting UK bands to UK audiences. That’s pretty much the whole pitch. What do you think? Do we need another social network? Do we need another site for ‘unsigned bands’? What’s great about Ooizit?...