music fans

Biting and Feeding the Hands That Feed: Audience-Musician Interactions Online

We know that audiences are engaged in all kinds of practices online that change the ways they relate to one another and to the things they’re into. But how does all that affect the people they’re talking about – and sometimes talking to?

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Facebook Takes Rage Against the Machine to Christmas No.1

Guest Post by: Charlie Osmond

Rage Against the Machine (RATM) have just had their first UK Number 1. They got it thanks to an extraordinary underground Facebook campaign, beating X-Factor winner Joe McElderry.

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CD Baby Podcast Interview

by: Nancy Baym

CD Baby have posted a half hour DIY Musician Podcast interview with me. It was a good interview and is available for streaming or download. Here’s their blurb:

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Amanda Palmer Don't Need No Stinkin' Label

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Relating to Fans Video Stream

by: Nancy Baym

Here is a streaming video of the talk I gave at MidemNet about how to understand and relate to music fans online. Enjoy!

 

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Fan Labor: Exploitation or Empowerment?

by: Nancy Baym

Hi there. Remember me? Ok, so I’ve been an epic blogging fail lately. But there’s a good reason! I’ve been writing full length things. Like the 2 papers I’m about to share here.

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Fan Culture and Public Service: Media versus Broadcasting

by: David Jennings

radiolabs - DJe.pngAll through last week the smart people at BBC Radio Labs published a series of research summaries under the heading "fan cultures in radio".

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The Professionalisation of Amateur Fan Production

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Swarmteams: Capturing the Buzz of Trusted Fans

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Building Swarms of True Fans

by: David Jennings

I wrote last year about Swarmteams cross-platform messaging service, and its application for coordinating networks of fans. Swarmteams is running a pilot project for the music industry this year, supported by NESTA, and going under the name of SwarmTribes®.

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