Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

More Music, Less Attention

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

The Internet has been hailed as a revolutionary tool for independent music, and accused of causing the demise of the established order. There is no doubt that it has changed the way we interact with music, but is the emerging trend of ‘continuous partial attention’ actually an improvement?

The Tweetest Thing – Bands On Twitter

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

When Twitter first emerged, I was one of many people who greeted it with significant scepticism. After all, why should anyone want to sift through an endless array of comments about how satisfied a complete stranger was by their breakfast/shower/airbag? However, now that Twitter has gained a larger audience, it seems to be an ideal platform for bands to connect with potential fans…