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Do you think torrenting your own music is a good way to gain fans?

Discussion in 'Torrents' started by HereComesTheDrop, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. HereComesTheDrop

    HereComesTheDrop Junior Member

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    I am a musician and have for years used torrent sites to promote my music. It's tough for me to tell if it's made much of a difference in my popularity giving away my music for free through torrents. Do you think there is a certain medium/site aside from the piratebay that I should be looking at?
     
  2. mickyfu

    mickyfu Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Myspace and youtube. Torrents, people have to be looking for you. With Myspace, Youtube, people will link to you or subscribe, this does not happen with torrents. I would say you are more than likely wasting your time with torrents.
     
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    alternatesword Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    True. OP, Try the soundcloud and reverbnation as well.
     
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  4. HereComesTheDrop

    HereComesTheDrop Junior Member

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    thanks guys. i have all of those types of accounts already. i suppose i just need a better way to promote to people who don't already know my music. maybe keywords for the torrents.
     
  5. bigkapp

    bigkapp Regular Member

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    It might be able to work! Try mixing your music with other well known artists. Basically crating your own mixtape with a voice over(DJ), screaming your artists name and promoting your music.
     
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  6. HereComesTheDrop

    HereComesTheDrop Junior Member

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    Yea, I've put out a few mixtapes before and gave the a capellas to DJ's
     
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    yeah i think it's a good idea
     
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    elecsho Power Member

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    If people are looking for these torrents they would have to know you already. I say try youtube to market your music and boost your videos.
     
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    I say it's a good idea as long as you put in the torrent info keywords what your music sounds like, such as popular bands they might be already looking for.