(Warning: this post gets a bit geeky, so make sure you involve your webmaster if you’re unclear or uncomfortable making changes to your music website.) Yesterday I mentioned that if you’re using a Flash music player on your music website, you should always offer your visitors a way to download the free Flash plug-in. This […]
For embedding streaming audio into webpages, I prefer to use a Flash music player. The main reason for this is compatibility; I don’t have to worry that the listener doesn’t have a particular audio player installed, and the Flash plug-in is installed in approximately 98% of browsers out there. I’m not a Flash programming guru, […]
Bob Baker has produced an e-book on using MySpace as a music marketing tool. Lots of interesting ideas, from how to set up a MySpace profile to tips from musicians in the trenches. (Disclaimer: I’m one of them, and quoted in the book. Yay me!) In the past I’ve written about my own MySpace experiences […]
It’s worth noting that Sandi Thom, whose webcast concerts from her basement caught the attention of RCA/SonyBMG last week, had a publicity company working the press angle. That’s not to say her story isn’t legit or success is undeserved, but it kinda takes the wind out of the sails of those “made it big on […]
My girlfriend found these two DIY recording links on O’Reilly’s MAKE weblog: How to make your own sound dampeners. How to make your own microphone pop screen. Lots of other good links in MAKE’s music category archives.