In addition to Greene, who was once one of the most downloaded artists on MySpace music
, PingTank's founding team includes Derek Myska, a software engineer who is the company's chief technology officer, Christopher Dawes, general manager, and multi-platinum music producer and company president Lars Halvor Jensen.
Erotica is now available for purchase on Amazon, Itunes and also available for streaming and/or download on Spotify, Google Play, Rdio, Xbox Music, Rhapsody, eMusic, Simfy, Muve Music, MySpace Music
, iHeartRadio, Nokia, MediaNet, VerveLife, Wimp, Sony Music Unlimited, Gracenote, 7Digital, Juke, JB HI-FI, Slacker, Bloom and more.
Also used are tweets that include the bands' Twitter handles, page views on MySpace and number of plays on their MySpace music
players and on YouTube.
Contenders including Lala, Zune, Myspace Music
, SpiralFrog and many others have tried and failed in the past.
Merlin commenced operations in May 2008 and since then has struck deals with a number of digital services including Rdio, Spotify, MySpace Music
, Sky Songs, Catch Media and Simfy.
On his Myspace music
page, he has listed some of influences as Bob Dylan, Sean Cannon and Beethoven.
The internet sensation told MySpace Music
that Beyonc would be his ideal woman, dubbing the bootylicious diva "super hot".
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About a thousand MySpace Music
members in a prime, youthful gadget-loving demographic were packed in front of the stage when hot US band Weezer strode out in matching white track suits.
Now I have more than 449,000 friends on MySpace Music
What followed was a snowball effect of unstoppable progress - the featured artist spot on MySpace Music
, a giddy response from listeners making everyone who is anyone in the music industry take notice, tons of gig offers coming their way that eventually led to their recent tour with Joe Lean and the Jing Jang Jong, plays on Radio 1 and Xfm, write-ups in the NME and tips for success from local and national press.
That helped pave the way for the recently announced MySpace Music
joint venture with Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group.