I realized that my old account was under a different email address, so I signed out and tried to sign in with my old address. Getting them to care enough to try to rebuild a fan base on the platform is out of the question. Every musician starts out in the new My Space with zero fans. To tell their audience, ' Go back to My Space and connect with us'." Mulligan cites these examples: It's difficult to see how.
It was love at first listen, and upon further research my eyes and ears were opened to a world of genderbending androgyny and sexual ambiguity and above all, feelings! It was like Livejournal set to music, but by people who’ve never used Livejournal.
“36 Degrees” quickly became the soundtrack for the rest of my tortured adolescence.
Even late last year, is you did a search on almost any band - particularly lesser known ones - and their often neglected My Space page ranked in the top 5 results.
"When My Space finally started letting people in to experience the new site, we all realized the same thing.
"I used my old email and password and then it became clear that while I was using my old credentials, it wasn’t really porting over my account. Then I saw the column on the right that prompted me to connect to certain artists. And the only reason they came was because they already had built an audience in My Space’s heyday, concludes Mulligan.
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That's why I decided to create an account and check it out.
And I couldn't believe how easy — and depressing — it was.
When they walked back on for an encore, Molko broke the silence with “In the old days – in the 90s – this is how we used to write songs.
Now we just pay a bunch of robots to do it.” That’s when he ripped into the piano-led rendition of “Teenage Angst” from self-titled debut album and it was beautiful.
While it’s neat, it’s not easy to use and doesn’t feel like it’s worth rebuilding a social graph again," Mulligan, who founded and sold Artist Data and recently launched One Sheet, wrote on Tech Crunch.