On October 16, 2006, the tone of the messages changed.Brenden Mulligan created Onesheet, a tool that enables musicians to create beautiful web presences in two minutes. My Space decided that they would erase the audience that the bands had built and ask them to start over. A Godsend A site called My Space launched in 2003 and immediately got the attention of the music industry because it was the easiest way for a musician to set up a web presence with songs, blog posts, tour dates, etc.With the App Store for i Phone scheduled to role out later today, a newspaper report confirms the rumored official My Space client is true.
The Oak Harbor demographic latched onto the My Space platform.
When I logged in, to my surprise, found that many of my high school friends and people from my hometown of Oak Harbor, Washington are still active users of the service.
I began to think about how I had ridiculed people for still using My Space, but had forgotten to dig deeper into why they are still there and not on Facebook.
Before that he founded and sold Artist Data and spent years working in the traditional music industry. I was working at a record label at the time, and My Space was truly revolutionary.
An asset that bands, record labels, and interns spent countless hours building: their fan base. But before we get to that, relax in your favorite armchair as I tell the tale of what My Space meant to the music industry.