On May 15, Lee Foss’ SoundCloud and Facebook experienced a sharp rise in followers. Why? We dig into his profiles to find the reasons and what he can learn for the future. [Read more…]
Tale Of Us employs a ‘less is more’ strategy to raise their online profile, always favouring quality over quantity when using social media
Jamie Jones started 2014 with a bang – in the form of a huge increase in social media followers. How did he do it?
The surging house musician and producer, Jamie Jones, has received a number of accolades, including the title of world’s foremost DJ by the magazine Resident Advisor. He’s put out heaps of remixes, three studio albums, and heads a record label whose sound has seeped its way into nightclubs across the world. How does he get his music out to the most ears? It’s a simple equation really. By combining great music and frequent shows with an electric social media presence he extends his reach past clubgoers, delivering it to music-lovers of all tastes.
Dutch dance act Noisecontrollers have seen a substantial increase to their social media following over the last month, with more than 25,000 new fans. Taking a look at the statistics graph below, which charts the rise in numbers, and pitting the values against the content posted on their social media sites, it is not immediately apparent why there has been such a rise in their following over the month of January.
Thanks to Soundcloud, sharing your music has never been so easy. This online audio distribution platform that enables users to upload, record and promote their music, has a global reach; it has never been easier to reach a worldwide audience with your music. And while every musician wants to see some revenue for their music, offering free Soundcloud downloads has the potential to vastly boost your number of followers. [Read more…]
Despite using his social media accounts relatively infrequently, DJ Carl Cox boasts a huge number of followers; and his numbers increase daily. We explore why.
Mark Hill, artistically known as Artful.DJ (previously of the band Artful Dodger) is a name that will be familiar to many electronic music fans. He has released music since the 1990s to commercial and underground success gaining loyal sets of fans along the way. He harness’ social media to connect and promote and recently employed a Twitter #followback incentive to help promote his most recent single, I’m in Love. Did this incentive gain traction, what can be learnt and what could be improved?
Frontliner (real name: Barry Drooger) is a Dutch DJ from Amsterdam. Since he started producing back in 2005, he has created the hits “Halos” and “I’m The Melody Man”. From 2008 onwards he produced as Frontliner and, in a relatively short amount of time, he has made a name for himself – and he has played onstage at festivals such as Defqon.1 and Referze.
But 2013 has arguably been Frontliner’s most successful year to date. He has worked hard both inside and outside the studio, preparing the groundwork for a number of hits.
Dutch progressive house producer and DJ, Sander Ketelaars a.k.a. Sander van Doorn, is known for his cross-genre electronic dance music which ranges from melodic trance through to tech house. Since 2004 he has made massive inroads into the scene and gained worldwide recognition as a top DJ.