[JPL] MySpace

louisx at verizon.net louisx at verizon.net
Fri Jun 15 14:36:30 EDT 2007


All of this stuff is great -- MySpace, Facebook...You can get great music 
and historical info fromYoutube and augment it by contacting the person who 
posts the video. It's not only great for radio, it's influencing musical 
styles and generating interesting collaborations.  As for what's cool -- I 
don't think most of us found jazz by following the latest trend.


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Nice to read that Facebook will soon be streaming.  As someone who is not a
twelfth grader and not a programmer either - may I just add that like Jae I
have had the great pleasure of being introduced to amazing music from arond
the world.  Musicians and music that I doubt I would have ever found
otherwise.  In many cases they have become friends and we have exchnaged
songs and other information. It's been a wonderful experience. I hope
Facebook will be as advantageous to artsts as myspace has proved to be.
Lainie Cooke
www.myspace.com/lainiesmusic



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From: Brian T Dwyer btd220 at nyu.edu
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:05:32 -0400
To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
Subject: Re: [JPL] MySpace


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I was about to mention Facebook.  Although it doesn't allow you to stream
music, it is becoming a mutated MySpace, recently
adding the feature like Top Friends and becoming open to evryone, not just
college students.  You no longer need a college
email address or a college network to sign up.  The point is, there are
Facebook users that are now 5 years out of college and if
you want to reach the younger market, which seems like the best way to keep
these late-night, cheap jazz clubs alive (you
know, the ones like Tonic that are fading quick), you have to get your name
out on Facebook.  They will be streaming music
soon, I guarantee it.  What's nice though is facebook is not filled with
all the clutter and spam of myspace.  None of those ads
in the comments and no seizure inducing backgrounds.  It's a very direct
route to jazz fans, or music fans.  And just imagine if
it last even 4 more years, where you can really introduce yourself to a
more defined market, ages 16-30.  I don't mean it to
come off as to businessy, but it's a great way to cultivate a healthy love
of jazz in a younger generation, which I'm a part of.

Brian

----- Original Message -----
From: jturton at comcast.net
Date: Friday, June 15, 2007 12:32 pm
Subject: Re: [JPL] MySpace
To: Jazz Programmers Mailing List <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>

> This Week's JPL Sponsor: The New JazzWeek
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> It's become uncool with 12th graders and even some younger mostly
> because College is right around the corner and they're migrating to
> Facebook, which is where you'll find the College kids.  My son moved
> on last summer as we started the College  process and most of his
> friends have followed. He doesn't use his myspace page any more.
>
> Jeff Turton
> WFNX Jazz Brunch
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> From: "Eric Hines" <ehines at message.nmc.edu>
> > This Week's JPL Sponsor: The New JazzWeek
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> > Relaunching this summer
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> > MySpace kind of reminds me of AOL years back: it's kinda cool
> because it serves
> > as an entry-level "web 2.0" portal. But, truthfully, I find MySpace
> to be
> > cumbersome, (often) ugly, and inconvenient.
> >
> > The whole "friends network" element, is a bubble that's about to
> burst. And from
> > what I hear MySpace is already uncool with savvy 12th graders. So I
> think we can
> > expect it to go the way of aol fairly soon.
> >
> > --eric
> >
> >
> > Eric Hines
> > General Manager
> > WNMC 90.7 FM
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