June 6, 2013
I would guess that many music and production artists, digital or not, have taken at least a small amount of time to record and host their files online. If not for the purposes of sharing, then simply to have has a personal repository. Since not every DJ and producer is a good visual artist, creating a personal website from scratch is not as easy as pressing record and producing a song. That is why artists run to websites like Soundcloud or Bandcamp in order to host their files and biography. It is much easier to have it in a single place without needing to maintain it like a true website.
Of course, once an artist makes a small name for themselves, they will want a personal website and it should be more personal than a Soundcloud profile. Many DJs and producers will simply opt to pay upfront to have someone …
May 12, 2013
If you’ve tried to make an information page for DJs through Facebook, you have likely run into some issues here and there. Sure, you can make a fan page where your fans give you thumbs up in approval – but other than posting some pictures and some updates, there is little else you can do to make it more interactive. If you have a video, then you can upload that through their system – but if you have a song that you want to stream through the website itself, you’ll have to look for a third party application to handle that business. The issue stems from the way that Facebook is built, which isn’t as friendly to music as it is with videos and pictures.
Twitter has expanded their community with a dedicated music expansion. This means that their webpage will actually allow streaming music that isn’t directed through some …