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"Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together."- Edgar Winter
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Bandcamp

Bandcamp | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

"Bandcamp helps artists sell their music and merch directly to their fans, and helps fans discover new music and directly support those who make it."

Couldn't have said it better myself.

 

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Digital Music News - VEVO: What Happens Between an Artist and Their Label Is Not Our Problem...

Digital Music News - VEVO: What Happens Between an Artist and Their Label Is Not Our Problem... | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

We like to think that when we watch a music video through Vevo that our favorite artists are getting paid for our annoyance. But they aren't.

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Dave Grohl in FRESH POTS!

One of many ways to use social media. Them Crooked Vultures used funny in-studio footage to make a short film for marketing purposes.

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Jack White: Blunderbuss | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

Jack White: Blunderbuss | Album Reviews | Pitchfork | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

Review blogs spread the message about new music. In this case, the best album of all time.... cue Kanye...

 

and yes, I see the irony of me using pitchfork as an example.

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Tupac Hologram Full Performance Coachella 2012

Streaming concerts online is a more recent occurance. Youtube's streaming of Coachella allowed everybody to experience the magic of Tupac.

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Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 3, Water Night

Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 3, Water Night | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

Connecting thousands of people from all over the world, this video shows the true power of social media in shaping the future of music.

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'Something Bigger And Louder': The Marshall Amp : NPR

Social media allows users to spread music news quickly. Not everyone has time to stalk the websites of their favorite bands.

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The Black Keys | Facebook

The Black Keys | Facebook | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

Facebook makes it easy to keep up with your favorite bands without interrupting your normal internet rounds.

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Jack White - Love Interruption

Another way to use Youtube. Social media makes music videos for singles readily accessable and you can plug the album in the description.

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The Future of Music

This cool infographic illustrates how music has evolved to fit into a different market than it previously had to inhabit.

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How To Market Your Band Online — Without Being Lame

How To Market Your Band Online — Without Being Lame | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

Music blogs like this allow musicians to share useful tips and tricks. Such as this one about not being lame when shamelessly promoting. 

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Memphis May Fire Studio Update 2

Uploading videos like this to keep fans in the loop allows musicians to take more time in making in album. They keep fans entertained and allow bands to leak pieces of new tracks.

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Jimmy Iovine hopes to put 'magic' in online music

Jimmy Iovine hopes to put 'magic' in online music | Music and Social Media | Scoop.it

Is combining social media and music still in development? 

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