According to this article, the mandatory switch in Facebook to the "Timeline" view is causing a huge drop off in traffic on band's pages. You know, if they wanna drop me a few stock options -- I've got some ideas to fix that.
According to Astronautalis' facebook page, he has "started a new band this week with my friends Arson Only, S. Carey, and Bon Iver [Justin Vernon]...already finished tracking for the album. so excited about this."
Mello Yello is holding an interesting, American Idol-esque contest where singers, songwriters and bands can upload their original songs and performances to facebook. The winner is chosen by fans and gets $25K. Check out all the information here.
PMToday have fueled rumors of a reconciliation after they put their facebook page back up, posted pictures of drums, and started responding to wall posts -- that includes one saying they need "time" to make new music.
Looks like Craig Owens is writing a new album. He recently posted on facebook that, "Yes, I'm writing a new record. No, it's not I&G. No, I can't say what it is." Come on Craig, you wanna tell little 'ol me, right?
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Update: Craig would like to know what album/project you think he should write next.
I get the marketing reason behind it -- but I really am getting tired of having to "like" a band in order to hear music. I'll like something once I like it. I prefer less friction when trying to hear new music. Maybe it's just me. Anyone else with me?
Southern Lights posted a new song titled "Comfort In the Quiet" on facebook. Their new EP Bring Me Peace, produced by Erik Ron (Panic! At the Disco, D.R.U.G.S., I the Mighty) is now available on iTunes.
Facebook today has launched a "listen with" feature that, when clicked, will let you listen to what your friend is currently listening to on Spotify or Rdio - together, note for note. A group can join a chat together, and listen to the same music, at the same time. Look out Turntable.fm.