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Interview With Me

by: Nancy Baym

Hypebot has just wrapped up running a three-part interview with me about music and online fandom. Read it here:

Part 1

Part 2

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Oh, That Fickle Internet

by: Nancy Baym

The New York Times has an article about shifting goals for musicians playing SXSW which, for reasons that aren’t quite clear, uses most of its words addressing the role of the internet. They begin by affirming the importance of blogs, but shift quickly to the “the internet is fickle” meme that was fairly common  a year or two ago. They focus in particular on the band Crocodiles:

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Relating to Fans Means Helping Them Relate to Each Other

by: Nancy Baym

Here, for your reading pleasure, is a PDF of the talk I gave at MIDEMNet last week titled Making The Most of Online Music Fandom. Bruce at Hypebot, one of the excellent people I met there, was kind enough to do a near-instant writeup.

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New Contributors: Nancy Baym (1/7)

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