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4/13/2021 6:23:21 PM
wow new song - Mick Jagger & Dave Grohl

3/11/2021 5:54:45 PM
my elaborate plan to push music into the stratosphere

1/30/2021 6:52:46 PM
the best song I've ever done?

12/26/2020 12:59:09 PM
Bookmark this for a rainy day.

11/3/2020 7:07:45 AM
This monumental day is crying out for this old FT song.

10/22/2020 11:41:52 AM
Keith Jarrett confronts a future without the piano

10/13/2020 10:28:21 PM
new songs by Stevie Wonder!!

8/4/2020 10:11:04 PM
words and germs and songwriting

8/1/2020 8:40:41 PM
Is it possible to awaken the numb?

7/23/2020 8:37:08 PM
Women are the future of the world.

7/23/2020 5:28:39 PM
Women are the future of the world.

7/14/2020 4:54:24 PM
some songs take many years to gestate

7/9/2020 4:39:42 PM
taking on a rather daunting musical project

6/28/2020 2:14:36 AM
It's like it was all pretty much meant to happen

6/27/2020 10:54:34 AM
Bob Dylan and Neil Young top UK album charts.

6/4/2020 10:41:23 AM
John Lennon - a spokesman for our times

6/1/2020 11:55:32 AM
Courtney Love finally confesses to killing Kurt Cobain

5/27/2020 11:22:42 AM
How's your energy level in these times?

4/30/2020 8:52:29 PM
Ever have a song you just couldn't do right?

4/28/2020 10:05:46 PM
Let's see, should I drink Clorox or work on music today?

4/13/2020 1:25:48 PM
using synthesizers to play brass parts

4/3/2020 12:19:24 PM
RIP Bill Withers

3/31/2020 4:21:19 AM
this ought to be a good time to work on music

3/28/2020 6:27:29 PM
when the singer takes over the crowd

3/27/2020 6:26:25 AM
Bob Dylan releases first new song in 8 years

3/12/2020 4:02:50 PM
masterpiece songs

2/25/2020 9:07:45 AM
I came up with a new name for what we do

2/22/2020 2:55:47 PM
soul situations

2/21/2020 8:02:13 AM
inspiration on the fly

1/1/2020 2:03:27 AM
very Happy New Year from the actual Father Time!

12/29/2019 10:05:35 AM
How much of your true personality do you show online?

12/21/2019 1:20:37 PM
one of the absolute best things about indie music

12/10/2019 11:22:07 AM
the importance of lyrics

12/4/2019 3:11:37 AM
How do you work on songs?

11/9/2019 4:33:14 PM
any fans of Kanye West here?

10/17/2019 9:37:12 PM
If you could eat dinner with any 4 people, alive or dead, who would you pick?

10/3/2019 10:30:37 AM
New single by The Who

9/21/2019 1:26:59 PM
songs that fill you with joy

9/12/2019 10:28:42 AM
How much is your music part of your identity?

9/5/2019 11:03:44 AM

9/3/2019 3:05:25 PM
What's your favorite line of lyric you've ever written

9/1/2019 7:00:21 AM
artistry vs. the attention span dilemma

8/29/2019 2:34:20 AM
Music is the only thing..

3/23/2019 11:47:25 AM
I am no artist.

3/12/2019 6:57:00 PM
finding the right chord

2/25/2019 2:57:59 PM
Rock and roll is unfair

2/19/2019 9:45:34 AM
my new songs are flowin' like tequila

2/14/2019 8:54:38 AM
Guitar solos don't have to be fast to be really cool

2/9/2019 10:18:40 AM
Most people don't care about music anymore

1/15/2019 2:07:19 PM
RIP Carol Channing

1/1/2019 8:39:13 AM
I love indie music.

10/27/2018 6:48:25 AM
the value of being the new guy

10/17/2018 1:42:47 PM
I actually wrote a new song

10/6/2018 10:02:52 AM
more crap

9/25/2018 5:26:27 PM
just personal stuff

2/21/2018 1:19:18 AM
the key to a happy life

2/12/2018 4:07:53 PM
Are you working on anything musical?

2/10/2018 5:18:18 PM
What do you think of this quote - agree or disagree?

2/9/2018 11:28:38 AM
What happened on Feb 9th?

1/31/2018 1:47:11 PM
somebody asked me a question

1/27/2018 11:05:07 AM
This is our time.

1/23/2018 7:27:15 AM
Neil Diamond has Parkinsons, retires from performing

1/18/2018 5:31:28 PM
the day no one had anything to say

1/17/2018 5:55:12 PM
comic books

1/15/2018 6:23:48 PM
IMPeccable Radio plays 24/7

1/13/2018 2:17:24 PM
Everybody excited about the GK Awards show Sunday night?

1/11/2018 11:47:32 PM
when Led Zep met the King

1/5/2018 5:08:04 PM
What are your musical goals for 2018?

1/3/2018 9:44:48 AM
Spotify sued for billions

1/1/2018 7:12:58 AM
Happy New Year from Father Time himself..

12/19/2017 8:22:01 AM
Name 10 songs you wish you had written

12/15/2017 7:53:23 AM
Music is the cure

12/14/2017 1:30:29 PM
Anybody have any idea what the end of net neutrality will mean to IMP?

12/12/2017 8:08:49 AM
The story behind one of my songs.

12/9/2017 2:35:23 PM
What do you think is the greatest earworm, the catchiest song of all time?

12/8/2017 6:11:04 AM
I added a bunch of newer songs to IMPeccable Radio

12/7/2017 3:22:03 PM
Will killing Net Neutrality hurt indies?

12/6/2017 8:36:14 AM
my music career

12/5/2017 9:43:37 PM
that glossy look in their eyes..

12/4/2017 3:32:09 PM
RIP Ian McLagen

12/4/2017 9:26:07 AM
the GK nominations are kind of lacking lately, c'mon peeps

12/4/2017 7:06:46 AM
Is it ever too late to change?

12/3/2017 2:59:35 PM
Holiday brainwashing

12/3/2017 2:58:09 PM
What was the greatest day of your life?

12/1/2017 4:30:57 PM
Neil Young changed online music forever today

11/29/2017 5:05:16 PM
the sex police state

11/29/2017 4:26:38 AM
an indie I ran into on facebook lets loose with his frustrations, what do you think of his vantage point?

11/28/2017 9:54:57 PM
Neil Young concert streaming on facebook Dec 1st at 8:00

11/21/2017 9:50:42 PM
RIP David Cassidy

11/21/2017 5:49:34 AM

11/17/2017 1:11:48 PM
Thanks a lot, Verity!

11/17/2017 7:06:24 AM
I confess

11/16/2017 1:59:39 PM
some thoughts on your Golden Kayak nominations

11/9/2017 4:27:56 AM
I was a little down tonight so I..

11/9/2017 2:43:07 AM
Not that anybody gives a crap, but..

11/6/2017 12:01:02 PM
my concert is cancelled

11/4/2017 9:16:51 AM
new Neil Young song that is pretty amazing..

11/3/2017 4:13:22 AM
songs about honesty

10/28/2017 11:32:39 AM

10/26/2017 7:16:18 PM
Is it worthwhile doing a full-length record anymore?

10/25/2017 4:03:24 PM
RIP Fats Domino

10/25/2017 2:43:52 AM
Should artists continue to promote their older material?

10/23/2017 10:05:45 PM
new item on the front page

10/22/2017 2:00:10 AM
we made a site fix.

10/20/2017 3:19:34 PM
a big event

10/18/2017 9:37:30 PM
Ageism and Sexism are just as bad as the other isms.

10/17/2017 10:42:04 AM
Is this one of the keys to Francesca's success here?

10/17/2017 9:59:48 AM
How many here listen to IMP on their phones and devices?

10/13/2017 3:32:01 AM
Come one, come all, line up to read my latest blog

10/12/2017 7:31:16 AM
Eminem revolutionizes hiphop at the BET hiphop awards.

10/12/2017 7:15:13 AM
Who is the indie walrus?

10/11/2017 1:13:25 PM
Most folks see me as a rock-and-roller, but..

10/7/2017 3:14:42 PM
video festival

10/6/2017 11:51:34 AM
Stupid facebook.

10/3/2017 3:39:43 AM
300 million

10/2/2017 4:04:07 PM
RIP Tom Petty :(

9/29/2017 3:02:43 AM
The incredible, shocking Facebook code I was amazingly lucky to crack

9/28/2017 4:42:12 PM
I want to change social media.

9/27/2017 8:28:54 PM
A demo for a new love song, does this have any potential do ya think?

9/27/2017 5:52:56 PM
Don't try to tell me I'm old.

9/26/2017 5:59:24 AM
Neil Young's acceptance speech for the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame a few days ago

9/25/2017 1:04:33 AM
The MonaLisa Twins raise their game even further with totally new swingin' 3D Single!!

9/18/2017 11:26:52 AM
You got a brand new car but you're still livin' with your mother

9/13/2017 12:45:12 AM
"Maybe the guitar is over." - Eric Clapton

9/12/2017 2:29:01 PM
If you had to pick 3 bands or acts to be the only music you could listen to, who would they be?

9/8/2017 11:07:27 PM
Ever been lovesick?

8/30/2017 5:43:22 PM
Tell us about the new song(s) you're working on.

8/22/2017 12:55:58 AM
There aren't as many protest songs as there used to be.

8/20/2017 2:07:02 PM
RIP Jerry Lewis

8/18/2017 4:32:24 PM
All purpose NFL and college Football thread

8/17/2017 11:35:00 PM
Repairing Willie Nelson's guitar

8/14/2017 12:48:35 PM
My absolute favorite Stevie Wonder song!

8/8/2017 7:18:20 PM
RIP Glen Campbell (who has a page at IMP)

7/22/2017 4:36:06 PM

7/19/2017 8:37:12 PM
Critique my domain site, anybody?

7/18/2017 12:19:08 AM
Identity crisis, anyone?

7/16/2017 11:22:25 AM
Good stories about your songs

7/15/2017 12:32:48 PM
a band called Sweet

7/15/2017 12:15:48 PM
the technological gods know the truth

7/14/2017 1:11:10 PM
What's your favorite line of lyric you ever wrote?

7/10/2017 7:06:41 PM
What's the craziest thing you've ever done in the name of art?

6/30/2017 11:35:16 AM
Everybody has one song that they feel got underappreciated, one that deserved more love, right?

6/28/2017 8:41:50 AM
Who is the best artist in the world from 2000 to 2017?

6/26/2017 10:22:26 AM
the joy of a simple song

6/24/2017 9:55:35 PM
the price you pay

6/15/2017 9:50:25 AM
Yoko pushing and receiving songwriting credit for Imagine is really lame imo.

6/2/2017 4:18:36 PM
Do you consider yourself musically versatile?

5/29/2017 1:24:41 PM
Wonder Woman Schmunder Woman

5/28/2017 4:39:33 PM
here's a cool site for music lovers

5/27/2017 4:39:21 PM
Pipeline Bad Boys

5/24/2017 4:28:54 PM
Does video obscure the music?

5/22/2017 6:08:34 AM
in the jingle jangle mornin'

5/17/2017 11:16:13 AM
Coming clean.

5/16/2017 7:03:19 AM
Would you consider yourself well-adjusted?

5/5/2017 12:12:53 PM
Few ever stand back to see the big picture.

4/29/2017 11:59:18 PM
Even I don't care anymore what's been goin' on with me

4/20/2017 2:02:11 AM
When did headphones kill stereos?

4/18/2017 3:47:48 AM
I can't believe how shamelessly this jackass Harry Styles ripped off Badfinger.

4/16/2017 3:48:53 AM
The greatest love that never was

4/15/2017 2:43:46 PM
Is it sexist to call somebody sweetie?

4/12/2017 4:53:28 PM
I am coming to hate large corporations.

4/11/2017 10:34:31 PM
Corporate Search Engine bullshit is getting me down

4/11/2017 8:01:10 AM
facebook facts - sometimes your illusions can f you up.

4/9/2017 9:38:31 PM
Catch up on the news on the political pipeline

4/9/2017 4:55:39 AM
Music is obsolete

4/6/2017 4:45:41 PM
Don Rickles RIP

4/6/2017 12:26:52 AM
insidious tunes

3/29/2017 8:37:51 AM
Do you consider yourself a rebel?

3/26/2017 3:48:30 PM
Do nothing to dilute the strength of the final vision.

3/23/2017 11:31:53 AM
a crucial note to all songwriters

3/23/2017 1:17:15 AM
Trump is going down and it ain't gonna be pretty.

3/22/2017 3:32:44 AM
Does the "internet law of proximity" suppress the progress of indies in their quest to make something happen?

3/15/2017 6:16:10 PM
If you heard a song as great as your favorite Beatles hit coming from an indie, what would you do?

3/13/2017 4:56:15 PM
How often?

3/6/2017 5:12:33 AM
My new blog is fiction, in the bizarro world. In other words it's realer than your mom.

3/5/2017 2:43:56 PM
new news about Sgt. Pepper ?

3/5/2017 1:34:20 PM
my first new release since like July

3/5/2017 3:19:20 AM
Anybody here see the movie Whiplash?

3/4/2017 2:28:01 AM
Elton says American radio is ageist.

3/3/2017 4:50:33 PM
songs you wrote with interesting lyrics

2/25/2017 3:57:27 PM
I'm a rock star

2/11/2017 10:40:08 AM
Will IMP usher in the next Beatlemania?

2/9/2017 12:34:49 PM
Happy Birthday Carole King

2/8/2017 8:24:24 AM
Sacred songs.

2/8/2017 6:40:14 AM
I'm a man without a country right now.

2/7/2017 6:33:56 PM
February 7th, the day the Beatles arrived in America

2/7/2017 12:47:56 PM
Do you mind it when songs have the F word in them?

2/6/2017 6:42:26 PM
About the precious kind of internet denizen who avoids clicking links like they're germ-infected.

2/6/2017 4:34:16 PM
Is this the worst record of all time?

2/6/2017 5:25:04 AM
I'll take rock over that GaGa pop slop any day of the week.

2/5/2017 7:41:58 AM
Listening to music in your car

2/4/2017 11:41:29 AM
What's the max age for new rock stars?

2/4/2017 1:36:34 AM
a big plug for..

2/3/2017 1:33:20 AM
new blog about free speech

2/2/2017 12:22:23 PM
Respect and disrespect

1/31/2017 1:23:46 PM

1/29/2017 5:34:27 AM
another new, purgin' blog, hop on the crazy train

1/27/2017 11:40:40 PM
What's your relationship with the world of social media?

1/27/2017 7:09:01 AM
Every Dog Has His Day - My Conversation with Bob Dylan

1/27/2017 2:19:24 AM
looking for Celtic sounding songs today?

1/23/2017 7:18:38 PM
an indie song that never fails to make me happy

1/21/2017 9:00:23 AM
The women's rally is live now, watch it, it's unbelievably great.

1/21/2017 6:22:27 AM
This song goes out to all the women marching today

1/20/2017 12:21:39 PM
Isn't it strange remembering the music moments of your life? These all happened in a car.

1/18/2017 1:29:54 AM
Trent Reznor speaks out about today's artists, I like what he said.

1/15/2017 4:20:12 PM
IMPeccable Radio runs 24/7, 365, all indie, all the time, all you folks.

1/15/2017 1:31:34 PM
Turn on, the show is rolling!

1/13/2017 4:38:19 AM
confessions of a man who may have a plan

1/8/2017 9:14:04 PM
Meryl Streep just showed at the Golden Globes why artists need to be political

1/5/2017 2:49:15 PM
Bob Dylan accepted my friend request.

1/1/2017 6:30:31 AM
the sexist world

12/23/2016 4:19:41 PM
I had what seems like an amazing artistic breakthru today

12/23/2016 11:08:03 AM
Bubblegum for a New Era

12/19/2016 2:10:42 PM
It's only a rumor.

12/14/2016 9:30:01 PM
Get your inspiration right here.

12/8/2016 2:17:18 AM
RIP John Lennon

12/4/2016 1:17:07 AM
uh oh, he's back on his horse

11/20/2016 8:46:15 AM
When did you first know that you were cool?

11/19/2016 8:25:01 AM
Beatles break-up letter from John to Paul and Linda sells for big bucks at auction

11/2/2016 6:38:20 PM
See a 3D exhibit of Bob Dylan's paintings

10/29/2016 11:10:22 AM
Take some time and listen to my whole page

10/28/2016 5:34:17 PM
Dylan accepts Nobel Prize and says he will show up to claim it.

10/27/2016 1:19:40 AM
Spotify says genres are out, videos are in, and your tempo run gets a playlist

10/26/2016 12:34:33 PM
Obama and Hillary to release secret government info about UFOs and aliens

10/23/2016 7:22:23 PM
Neil Young and Metallica play Mr. Soul at Bridge Concert

10/13/2016 6:45:01 AM
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

10/7/2016 12:19:13 PM
my alltime favorite bass line in a song

10/6/2016 2:21:47 PM
video clip from first new Stones record in over a decade just released

10/4/2016 11:14:25 AM
Joni Mitchell Tribute Thread

10/3/2016 11:59:04 AM
magical soul music

9/27/2016 9:59:45 AM

9/23/2016 6:48:18 AM
a complex, totally epic song by an underrated band

9/10/2016 1:39:10 PM
Smells Like Teen Spirit was released 25 years ago today.

9/8/2016 6:58:26 PM
Kim Jung[Un bans sarcasm

8/27/2016 12:14:25 PM
Love To Rock Ya

8/22/2016 10:32:36 PM
So was your summer as good as you had hoped?

8/11/2016 5:43:56 AM
I saw Sir Paul in concert last night!

8/8/2016 6:30:52 AM
Does your mind have to be in a certain state to work on music?

8/2/2016 4:25:20 AM
how to use a station in a self-promotional way.

7/31/2016 4:03:58 PM
a new indie paradigm about what constitutes a new song

7/27/2016 5:59:17 AM
Mariah Carey will only enter a restaurant if her own music is playing!

7/23/2016 5:54:18 AM
a brand new song about my sista Eve

7/15/2016 4:38:44 AM
Prayers are not working.

7/13/2016 11:28:09 AM
well I have something really cool to report

7/10/2016 6:02:30 AM
old songs with magical melodies

7/8/2016 8:13:18 AM
I'm having a crappy assed summer

7/7/2016 7:41:06 AM
What's your standard for what you consider original music?

7/5/2016 10:02:56 AM
Do you want everyone to like you?

7/4/2016 4:38:03 AM
Starting over again, that's what artists do.

7/3/2016 6:27:27 AM
I was at that concert..

6/24/2016 4:34:35 PM
I have found the perfect gimmick for my music career.

6/23/2016 5:09:26 PM
I wish this woulda been me.

6/23/2016 5:03:44 PM
Led Zep wins.

6/23/2016 8:35:21 AM
When The Bubble Bursts

6/22/2016 11:13:57 PM
Maybe the 60s have finally come back after all this time.

6/18/2016 4:37:40 AM
intros to songs you like and you're not even sure why

6/15/2016 8:44:48 AM
You Tube hates my guts.

6/15/2016 7:46:15 AM
No Way To Say Goodbye

6/14/2016 9:09:49 PM
Father Time's iPod

6/14/2016 9:37:45 AM
Destroying the 2nd Amendment

6/12/2016 9:38:54 PM
What's your favorite Beach Boys song?

6/9/2016 9:31:49 PM
I got tickets to see McCartney

6/5/2016 9:58:09 AM
Karen Carpenter

6/3/2016 2:19:15 PM
on Muhammed Ali

6/3/2016 8:24:20 AM
Reading this put a big grin on my face

5/30/2016 12:27:46 PM
Do bad encounters on the internet stop you in your tracks?

5/29/2016 6:30:50 PM
Spotify is deeply anti artist.

5/29/2016 8:56:11 AM
I'm changing my signature song

5/26/2016 9:47:08 PM
Good and evil finally clash for real.

5/26/2016 7:26:07 PM
There's no scientific proof for this

5/26/2016 10:35:57 AM
My new musical goal. I want to be on a postage stamp.

5/21/2016 5:15:42 PM
paging Lyin Dan

5/19/2016 11:24:51 AM
I had an absolutely crazy idea this morning

5/19/2016 4:01:01 AM
How much do you believe of what the media says?

5/8/2016 8:51:54 AM
Can a song be important?

5/6/2016 6:35:32 AM
Two riders were approaching, the wind began to howl

4/27/2016 8:34:47 AM
sail me like a wild wind blowin'

4/26/2016 7:22:24 PM
Old music is outselling new music for the first time in history

4/24/2016 5:53:18 PM
post a video of a song you think everybody could stand for hearin'

4/23/2016 10:43:41 PM
and the boss says..

4/22/2016 2:43:22 AM
Prince - came in as a censored pariah, leaves as a public icon

4/19/2016 5:47:29 PM
Dare to be creative

4/19/2016 8:41:05 AM
My public image is about to take a huge hit.

4/19/2016 2:37:30 AM
songs where the video makes it harder to enjoy the song

4/18/2016 6:01:43 AM
Is the rock and roll mentality in society fading out?

4/17/2016 12:41:05 PM
this song moves me

4/15/2016 1:27:10 PM
Coachella working on concert including McCartney, Stones, Waters. Dylan and Neil Young

4/15/2016 6:29:45 AM
Name 5 things that are weird about you.

4/15/2016 2:12:16 AM
when your own songs don't sound like you no more

4/15/2016 1:37:54 AM
Flea does bass version of National Anthem

4/9/2016 12:29:39 PM
an update on my music..

4/4/2016 8:51:23 AM
my attempt at recording my own folk standard

4/3/2016 10:59:40 AM
What does Dark Side of the Moon mean to you?

4/2/2016 9:46:13 AM
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore

4/1/2016 3:15:30 PM
sometimes I wonder f the muse itself is more responsible for great music than the actual artist

4/1/2016 3:00:28 PM
just an update to let ya all know what I've been working on

4/1/2016 5:07:21 AM
If you set out to make the greatest record of all time and succeeded, would anybody realize it?

3/31/2016 8:52:42 AM
She is the queen

3/31/2016 2:43:51 AM
Did you ever look at your past residences on Google Earth?

3/29/2016 8:24:31 AM
I knew this before but it became all too clear yesterday

3/27/2016 12:22:27 AM
top "Billboard 200" artists of all time

3/25/2016 8:36:44 AM
BEATLESEX covers an FT song and this one has Elvis the King overtones

3/23/2016 2:41:23 PM
Ever lose a set of lyrics that mattered to ya?

3/23/2016 8:27:11 AM
When Musical Titans Collide :) (Lesley covers an FT song)

3/22/2016 2:22:41 PM
on jazz

3/19/2016 9:05:59 AM
Hurray for me, I recorded some tracks today!

3/19/2016 7:24:50 AM
If you could sit down to a meal with 4 music artists in all history, who would you choose

3/19/2016 7:22:25 AM
Is this the best soul song since 1980

3/18/2016 2:04:22 PM

3/18/2016 1:14:12 PM
chasing the fire

3/18/2016 5:29:27 AM
It Comes When It Comes

3/8/2016 8:40:30 PM
RIP George Martin

3/7/2016 8:48:40 PM
unusual love songs

3/7/2016 2:09:22 PM
What are your side hobbies?

3/2/2016 8:33:29 AM
The day the fab four played a gig to 18 people

3/2/2016 8:28:33 AM
Here's Dylan at his absolute coolest.

3/1/2016 1:43:16 PM
Rust Never Sleeps

2/26/2016 3:53:26 PM
the big 4 are..

2/25/2016 3:43:34 PM
the ultimate showdown between Smart America and Stupid America

2/22/2016 2:36:11 PM
a true story

2/18/2016 2:39:43 AM
IMP late night club

2/12/2016 11:07:27 AM
Did choreographed dance moves kill rock?

2/11/2016 12:10:28 AM
66% of Republicans voting in New Hampshire support not allowing muslims in the country.

2/8/2016 12:46:14 PM
I wish there weren't any Super Bowl halftime shows

2/7/2016 12:06:19 AM
Is this a tour de force performance or what ??!

2/6/2016 3:41:30 AM
the most unbelievable moment I ever experienced at a concert

2/5/2016 1:54:06 PM
Which genre is better music?

1/31/2016 6:09:52 PM
the making of Bohemian Rhapsody

1/31/2016 8:23:35 AM
Amy Winehouse

1/30/2016 7:14:08 PM
Sign this petition to arrest Rick Snyder for poisoning the water in Flint Michigan

1/29/2016 9:00:18 PM
Brian Wilson hears somebody covering one of his songs..

1/27/2016 12:20:07 PM
What is your signature song if you had to pick one?

1/25/2016 1:46:46 PM
details on Brian Wilson's upcoming Pet Sounds tour

1/24/2016 8:02:04 AM
name some small things that make you happy in life

1/23/2016 10:53:53 PM
George Martin pays a visit to Brian Wilson

1/23/2016 8:20:43 AM
David Bowie's top 25 albums, care to share yours?

1/19/2016 10:56:45 AM
What do you think about the Oscars boycott?

1/15/2016 12:11:21 AM
a songwriter's dream

1/14/2016 7:27:37 PM
This is just spectacular, in my opinion

1/11/2016 1:05:04 PM
a flashback to the time I was on American Top 40!

1/2/2016 7:20:46 AM
Billie Jo MacAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge

1/1/2016 12:12:17 PM
the video that lit up the New Year's Eve Party I was at last night

12/31/2015 12:44:34 PM
paging Lyin Dan

12/26/2015 9:30:07 AM
I'm frustrated with the time-released aspect of music

12/26/2015 4:44:23 AM
crap I've been thinkin' about

12/18/2015 3:48:20 AM
Happy Birthday Keef!

12/16/2015 8:16:44 AM
New Promotional Item for Sale!!

12/12/2015 12:43:36 PM
List your top musical heroes here, dead or alive

12/11/2015 1:34:21 PM
Where does early 70s soul music rank as far as the best music ever created?

12/4/2015 9:02:56 AM
Soaked in Bleach, on the Cobain murder, is on Netflix now

12/3/2015 11:59:53 PM
Stratocaster made of cardboard

12/3/2015 1:54:19 AM
Rubber Soul was released 50 years ago today

12/2/2015 6:13:12 PM
parts of songs you love more than the rest of the song.

11/29/2015 6:02:39 AM
Tim Tebow's hot girlfriend, a former Miss USA, dumped him for wanting to stay a virgin

11/27/2015 5:09:33 PM
female starlets and their turntables

11/21/2015 6:27:19 AM
I've got a jukebox running constantly in my head.

11/20/2015 2:46:14 AM
Bernie Taupin interview I found interesting

11/19/2015 3:36:50 PM
top 100 billboard hits of the Hot 100 era

11/16/2015 6:04:52 AM
missing some of my prized possessions

11/15/2015 1:36:28 AM
Lennon/McCartney created poster for Monterey Pop Festival

11/12/2015 12:05:52 PM
Post your most Beatleesque song

11/12/2015 4:06:33 AM
Happy 70th birthday Neil Young

11/3/2015 2:02:46 PM
on surviving..

11/3/2015 11:20:04 AM
Who is the good guy and who is the bad guy?

11/2/2015 2:02:36 PM
What would you do if you had a time machine?

10/30/2015 10:31:56 PM
a dim view of the future of the universe

10/30/2015 3:17:31 PM
new record coming out - Elvis the King with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

10/28/2015 11:12:32 AM
Did Facebook kill the internet?

10/23/2015 12:06:32 AM
Do you still carry around psyche remnants of your youth?

10/21/2015 9:43:07 AM
songs where the singer takes on the role of an outlaw

10/19/2015 1:44:01 PM
Is an artist better off not caring if folks listen to his or her music?

10/16/2015 5:55:41 AM
Do you try to sell your music? Hope to sell your music?

10/15/2015 6:23:35 AM
an interesting thing Brian Wilson has talked about

10/14/2015 12:34:05 PM
something I'll never understand

10/12/2015 6:10:08 PM
a story I just read about Patti Smith

10/11/2015 6:17:58 PM
Belief in one's own music - a large segment of music society regards this as almost criminal

10/9/2015 12:12:02 PM
my new band's new video, check it out..

10/8/2015 2:52:30 AM
I think the Cubs are going to win the World Series

10/5/2015 7:01:30 AM
I hate the attitude "I've seen it all"

10/3/2015 7:06:35 AM
Suggestions wanted from all for this music career question

10/2/2015 10:25:07 PM
Keith Richards documentary on Netflix is really great

9/24/2015 12:01:19 PM
the mystery of the magical melody

9/19/2015 11:05:53 AM
concept albums thread

9/15/2015 7:24:43 PM
What's your favorite album of all time ?

9/13/2015 10:27:52 AM
a new station and a challenge to you all

9/12/2015 12:48:42 PM
I wish I was 20 years old

8/30/2015 3:04:46 PM
Did metal music usurp the craziness out of rock?

8/23/2015 6:00:55 AM
using your art (music) to solve your issues in life

8/5/2015 12:46:18 PM
Keef Richards says Sergeant Pepper was rubbish!

7/16/2015 1:51:10 PM
Another mass shooting on same day Aurora mass shooting goes to verdict.

6/22/2015 11:56:50 AM
I wrote this protest song less than an hour ago

6/18/2015 1:55:24 PM
remembering my safety deposit box

5/30/2015 12:36:51 AM
so what musical projects do you have on tap for the summer ?


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Father Time

5/8/2016 8:51:54 AM

Can a song be important?

Can it change the way people think?

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 9:32:45 AM

YES! Absolutely! Without A Doubt!

There has been several songs throughout the history of recorded music
that touches people's emotions, and psyche',
and to them listening to a particular song at a particular point in their lives
may had changed the direction of the path in life they were previously on,
many for the better!

Well written lyrics, with a strong message, have been known to stop someone from committing suicide, or stop using drugs, or treating their loved ones better, and so on. To that person, that song was important!
It reached out to them personally at a crossroad and made them think to apply
that "advice" or "suggestion" in their lives.
It doesn't matter whether the song was a Pop song, a Country song,
a Christian/Gospel song, etc,.
What matters is the Words and how they reach someones heart and thoughts.

In a way, songs the listeners deem Important can be triggers for Important moments in their lives! Weddings, the birth of a child, the day they met the love of their life, or the lost of a loved one, whether by break-up, or death.
That song, listened today, takes them back to that Important moment in time.

I'd like to think I myself had written and recorded a song or two that someone took to heart and it helped them in one way or another. I think we all do as writers, to reach out to the masses and create a song that they can relate to, a song they will hear and feel it was written especially for them! That is why I write and record songs. So others can relate to and if I am told some of my songs had helped others at crucial times in their lives, then I know I've succeeded as a writer!


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5/8/2016 10:17:39 AM

The alphabet song is important because it teaches kids the building blocks of reading and writing. Letters. And once a kid can read and write that kid can grow up with the ability to change the way people think. I would have to say that it is, perhaps, the most important song ever written. So my answer to your questions is - Yes!

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5/8/2016 10:26:08 AM ---- Updated 5/8/2016 10:27:58 AM

'Eve of Destruction' by Barry McGuire was pretty important, too.

AND 'Do Re Mi' from Sound of Music.

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 10:40:48 AM

Good Examples Laree!
One teaches kids the alphabet,
the other teaches us about music notes!

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5/8/2016 11:30:11 AM

Now we need a great math song and a science song!

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negative tendencies

5/8/2016 11:49:55 AM

Rumor has it there's an important song coming to this site soon.

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 11:58:46 AM ---- Updated 5/8/2016 12:03:21 PM

Laree, here's song about Math! LOL


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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 12:01:31 PM

...And several songs about Science!


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5/8/2016 12:25:39 PM

You will LOVE this!


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Father Time

5/8/2016 12:35:59 PM

How about one that's not an educational song? :)

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5/8/2016 12:41:22 PM

HAHAHA, I was thinking that this was not the thread you had in mind when you started this thread.

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 1:37:36 PM

That was great Larree! Calculus Rhapsody, lol

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 1:47:09 PM

Father Time,
I don't think anyone can pin down which is an Important song,
I think that depends on the listener on an individual level.

While certain songs do stand out as Important, for instance,
such as "God Bless The USA" that came out after and somewhat about 9/11,
but would it had been an important song had the tragedy not occurred?

Some may say "I Want To Hold Your Hand" was an important song because
1): It pulled America out of a national mourning following JFK's death
2): It introduced the new excitement in Pop music called The British Invasion
3): It was basically the "trigger" for many young lads to start their own bands, etc.

What may be considered important to some may not be to others.
Like food, certain songs are an acquired taste. :-)

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5/8/2016 2:16:01 PM ---- Updated 5/8/2016 2:17:17 PM

'Importance' can have an entirely different definition to a music listener depending on if the listener is a musician or a non-musician.

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5/8/2016 2:34:47 PM

Here's an important song for ya! :D

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Richard Scotti

5/8/2016 2:45:16 PM

When Dylan sang: "Your sons and your daughters are beyond your command", that was all I needed to reinforce my rebellious spirit and validate my efforts to do my own thing and not the thing my parents wanted me to do. Apparently many other kids felt the same way. I guess the song The Times They Are A'Changin' was (and is) an important song.

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The Jay Dyall Project

5/8/2016 2:55:25 PM

A Great Example!
Dylan wrote many songs that people related to
and considered Important in their lives!

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5/8/2016 6:10:25 PM

Dylan was one of the last pure folk artists and one of the first ones, and definitely the first significant one, who crossed over to the dark...I mean rock side. And back in those days, people were looking for meaning and guidance in their music. Today, not so much.

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Father Time

5/8/2016 9:20:41 PM

You just gotta stick the meaning in their faces and make em submit.

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5/9/2016 4:13:12 PM

Impotant songs stuck in someone's face don't produce.

Now, important ones might.

Neil Young's "Ohio" did.

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5/9/2016 4:58:38 PM

I love Ohio...but this was the last song I played live and it means the world to me...


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5/9/2016 5:04:12 PM

LyinDan, what was it again..Whiskey and what???

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5/9/2016 6:13:00 PM

Honey, Em. It's great.

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Bob Elliott

5/9/2016 8:37:37 PM

Every good song is important.

Subtract them all from the world, and what world would you have left? A world with no good songs? Yikes. That would be hopeless.

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Bob Elliott

5/9/2016 8:38:18 PM

The body of good work in art changes and shapes the way people think every moment.

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Two Silo Complex

5/10/2016 8:28:22 AM

If a song is created by you then it was important enough regardless of what other people think of it.

I do think that a song can change moods, leave impressions, and cause people to think of things differently on occasion.

If the song finds one listener who truly loves it that is a great accomplishment.

The fact that you loved the song enough to nurture it, feed it, and grow it until it became a song that is created makes it important.
Two Silo Complex,

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5/10/2016 3:54:16 PM

LyinDan, thanks for the whiskey/honey recipe. One of the reason's why I freaked out when I read your last post is because I am on a Greyhound bus to Ohio!!!!. The bus driver does not like my loud voice...I could not even say Happy Birthday to my mother-in-law..for Christ sake..is this the Third Reich or Peter PAN Bus,,, not sure ...anyway.. nice country...Lyin Dan , American Lesley Jane Rob..Silverwood Studio, Ken,Two Silo Complex , Chandra, Good luck America..One dude with a bad hair cut and one bus driver certainly does not impact my idea of who I was, who I am and always will be., Thank you for being likeminded people...it makes this journey fun HALLELULJAH...


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5/10/2016 4:39:09 PM

never got to read your last post, Em, haha. Let's all (including you) be glad you're on the bus and not behind the wheel. Same for me. Except I'm not behind the wheel or on the bus :)

Anyhow, sorry for your UnAmerican (and yet, very American) reception on the bus.

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5/10/2016 4:41:52 PM

Hey, why don't you stream the Kayak Top 25 while you ride, it's great.

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5/10/2016 5:35:26 PM ---- Updated 5/10/2016 5:48:03 PM

Hey LyinDan , Kayak is the way to go. Well, you know that a bus actually is the best option...enough said.

I am up for some Kiwi sound too. After I swallowed 10 tacos (yes Mr. Trump, not sure how this boarder thing will impact my chance to eat what I like, but looking at your wonderful hair will do it I guess) I made a good old Drum Tobacco cigarette and shared my well kept secret tunes with some dude at the gas station, the next IMP member ... Could not get his name right but I think his last name was like Hendrix, Jackson, Buckingham....not sure???

Well, only 14 hours left..Please promise me to tell Rob and Silverwood Studio that I loved their sound if I ever will finish this endless trip, well let's stay in touch


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Psyche's Muse

5/11/2016 1:40:26 PM

Can a song be important?
Can it change the way people think?
HELL YES IT “CAN”... naw, FUCK the “can”... IT “IS”!!!!!
IT “IS” VERY “Important”...
I believe!
“IT” ...a “song”
...and I’m “sorry” to say this “BUT”
I listen to it “HOURS AT A TIME”
I don’t care if “musicians” do not consider “my” “music” “Real Music”.
But I “DO CARE” if I am thought of as being someone who is “GAMING THE SYSTEM?”
I was going to answer “that” “there” under that particular thread...
But “THIS” was the better place of the two. THIS is the RIGHT place for it!
FYI : I have no stereo to speak of. When I crank it up it smells of burning. So, I listen to my music here at IAC(IMP). I haven’t had access to my computer for several days... going on the blip I guess. And by the grace of God I was FINALLY able to listen to IMP Player on my iPad... was up all night(since 10PM) streaming my music... ENJOYING EVERY MINUTE OF IT!!! And it would stop... and I would have to rewind... go forward... rewind... and FINALLY it would start playing again. My music is still playing RIGHT NOW AT THIS VERY MOMENT!!! SHAME ON ME!!! Right??? WTF??? If “me” “ENJOYING” listening to my music is thought of as “DEVIANT BEHAVIOR” then FUCK EVERYONE HERE!!!!!!! Just so EVERYONE KNOWS THIS! “WHEN I LISTEN TO MY MUSIC I AM LISTENING TO MY MUSIC. I GET MORE FROM THAT THAN LISTENING TO LED ZEPPELIN, JETHRO TULL, and QUEEN. And I am NOT BULLSHITTING! I still appreciate Elton John and the Smashing Pumpkins. I watch “The Voice”(oh, no!!!!) with my wife religiously. Recently, I was listening to Radiohead(good stuff) at a friends house because he said that he thought they sounded like “us”... FUCK IT!
95% of the lyrics in “our music” was written NOT AS LYRICS. I was pissed off and frustrated at the ignorance of the pastors and missionaries in my family... not to mention the church I stopped going to. I was pissed off and frustrated at the politics, vanity, and mundane bullshit in everything and everyone... including MYSELF! So, I wrote and I wrote and I wrote... filling only god knows how many notebooks with scribblings, drawings, plans, etc. I’ve got three satchel bags full of my writings... not to mention the Bibles I’ve written in, on and over and over.
I made a friend in 1989 who loved playing music. He wanted to use my writings as lyrics so from ’89 until 1999 we laid down hundreds of hours of stuff. More than half of my writings have never been spoken aloud... most of them that have been spoken aloud were done so by him, and sung live during our improves. So my “music” is the words and ideas that meant so much to me that I couldn’t stop myself from writing them down. If it weren’t for that friend of mine I’d NEVER BE ABLE TO REVISIT ALL THESE THOUGHTS AND MEMORIES FROM LONG AGO. NOT ONLY THAT, BUT THIS SITE TOO... IAC(now IMP)...IF IT WERE NOT FOR THIS SITE I’D HAVE “NOTHING”!!!!! Nothing to listen to! Nothing to reminisce! BBBUUUTTT!!!!!!!!!(Butt)
JUST KNOW YE THIS ONE THING! WHEN I’M STREAMING MY ARTIST PAGE OF MUSIC IT IS “REAL”. YOU HAVE NO CLUE(wow! In fact “to be Real” has just now started playing... see there! FUCK YOU! I’ll stop now and listen to my music)!

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5/11/2016 4:14:21 PM

Nuthin to feel guilty about! I can go on spurts of listening to my stuff, too. Multiple times. Mainly to laugh. Cause I like to laugh. And most of mine stuff is laughable. And i laughed when I wrote it. Then I laughed when I played it. Then I laughed when people listened to it.

I don't think that's what we were talking about on that thread.

Anyhow, multiple plays by the same IP don't count for charting puposes, so no one can accidentally inflate their stats. It's all good.

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Psyche's Muse

5/11/2016 5:36:29 PM

Cool, Dan...
I just hadn’t been able to get online here to play anything for several days due to my old PC having troubles...
Then for some reason my iPad, which has never been able to stream music here(nor my iPhone...) actually worked last night( both of them haven’t been updated in over two years... on the advice of friends saying NOT to do it unless I wanted to wind up purchasing new ones as they all had to do). I was so elated... I couldn’t believe my good fortune(been trying this off and on for several months during the last year and it never would work. I could logon, but could NEVER get anything to enter or work. So, FINALLY!!! Like an ACT OF GOD!!! Hurray!!!! But then every time I’d “black out” my screen the song wouldn’t transition to the next one. I’d “power-up and go forwards and backwards, get it to work and try “blackout mode” and it would lock up again. And then I tried it on 3G instead of WIFI and BAM! It streamed in “blackout” mode(meaning it wouldn’t drain down my battery while streaming. And then lo and behold my iPhone worked as well... switched it to 3G with the same effectiveness. “HALLELUJAH!” ...meaning I could now bring this to my friend’s house in the future and enjoy the Muse (we listen in his barn and he has no WIFI or computer there or in his home). Things are really looking up!
So, now I come into my “computer room” and spend several hours trying to get it up and running while streaming away on my iPad. Finally, after MANY hours of listening I might add, the computer is working. It is daylight outside(for several hours now) and I’ve been up since noon yesterday. I log in and message Scott about my days-long computer dilemma AND the iPad’s “Hallelujah-Moment!” Then I check into the Pipeline and noticed that “Thread” I mentioned... reading down a ways and thinking... WTF??? So, I checked my “stats” page(which I hardly EVER do... what’s the use!) and noticed that “ALL MY SONGS WERE SHOWING THEY HAD BEEN PLAYED... SOME OF THEM TWICE!” ...now “THIS” had never EVER been the case before! NEVER!!! So, I assumed that “all of that attention was being directed at me”... seemed logical at the time. Hell, I went from being on “Top Of The World”...until (by seeing all my songs showing as played) “The Pit Of Lowest Hell”. So, I “HOPE” I was wrong in that assumption. Because I would “NEVER” “EVER” “GAME” “ANY” SYSTEM”!!!! And trying to “Game” my stuff ahead of the more “real music” offered here would seem totally absurd to me... as “My Music” is a form of “ritual” more-so than “music” per se. -M-

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Psyche's Muse

5/11/2016 5:37:48 PM

...ang "YES"! ...a "SONG" "IS" "IMPORTANT"!!!!! -M-

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5/11/2016 6:51:21 PM

Nah, I don't remember seeing your stuff on Now Playing the day I made that thread. I was looking at some peeps that never come to the Pipeline and what looked like some "promoter" trying to get his guys bragging rights. So we all loled and got our rocks off about it.

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Two Silo Complex

5/11/2016 9:12:35 PM

Psyche's Muse,
I am not telling you what you can do nor what you should do nor do I blame you for listening to your creations if you so desire.

I am a little confused though you say this site is the only way you can listen to your songs? If you can't download them from your page yourself I'm sure if you asked the admins they could get the MP3 from you page and send them to you on hightail which is free to use.

Then you would have control of your mp3 and you could listen to your songs anytime you want even if you have no internet because you have the mp3 file. Just a thought.

Trying to help you with a solution nothing more.
Two Silo Complex,

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Psyche's Muse

5/12/2016 7:19:57 AM

Well, Well... TWO SILO... IT IS COMPLEX!!!!
-m-(small “M” USED ON PURPOSE!)

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5/12/2016 7:46:15 AM

We don't mind if people listen all day to their song, as long as they understand their points will be pulled out from under them like a rug. :)

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Two Silo Complex

5/12/2016 7:51:41 AM

Psyche's Muse,
As I said first I'm not telling you what you should do nor do I blame you for listening to your own material. My point was that you said the site was the only way you had to listen so in my innocence I believed you and thought it might be possible that you actually don't have a physical copy of the file.

What I was trying to do was to help you to obtain a copy of your songs if you did not have it so that you could listen as you desire as I said regardless if you have internet or not.

If you choose to listen to your music on your page I certainly have no problem with it and never said anything against it.
Two Silo Complex,

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Psyche's Muse

5/12/2016 8:21:05 AM

...and Dan
Some of my stuff makes me laugh... Some of it makes me cry... Some of it makes me SCREAM OUT LOUD! ...I NEVER "listen" just for laughs though.

I cannot understand the thinking process here. If I get ten people to play one of my songs every day(apparently from a different IP address) to "fix" the numbers so my song gets "ranked" higher... what the hell does "THAT" actually do "FOR" me??? No one's "buying" the song... but "EVERYONE" would "BELIEVE" that "LEGITIMATE LISTENS" were occurring. BUT... if “I” make “LEGITIMATE LISTENS” to my songs it “NEVER COUNTS”! What about the old saying that you should “LEAD BY EXAMPLE”. If “I” don’t care enough about my own music that “I” wouldn’t listen to it every day, all day long... “WHY IN THE HELL SHOULD I COMPLAIN IF NO ONE ELSE DOES IT???” The way I see it if you want to “PROMOTE” your music then just “LISTEN TO IT!!!” The site here(IMP) should simply place an asterisk or marking of some kind which would “designate” any song’s “ranking” as “spurious”(meaning personal listening). It could be seen as a “Badge Of DisHonor”... mark these fucking songs by coloring them a different color or something. Most “legitimate” musicians would probably be “horrified” by such a “MARKING”. The “SNEEKY WAY” of doing things is to “DELETE AND OMIT LEGITIMATE LISTENS”. This is absurd! If IMP has the wherewithal to “OMIT” then certainly they could instead “MARK” these listens to “HIGHLIGHT” where they come from. I think that would solve the one problem “WITHOUT CREATING ANOTHER”(the “OTHER” being “LACK OF SITE ACTIVITY”)

BTW- my son listens to my music every day in his car going to and from work... do "THOSE" type of "LISTENS" "COUNT"?...and "IF" he were to listen via "OUR" site here they would be just as "NULL AND VOID" as in his car because it would be from the same IP address, right? Absurd!!!
...not to mention that while being here I’ve listened for hours to numerous songs from “other” artists... some of them I’ve listened to over and over again while posting them on Radio Stations... but all from the same IP address!

Anyway, “IF” being online at IMP for hours at a time playing my music does “NOTHING BENEFICIAL” for this site, then I understand perfectly well why I should just get my stereo back to working. –M-

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5/12/2016 8:25:28 AM

I heard this argument from somebody else who plays their own songs a lot. If you want to play them, play them. but having a chart where anybody can pump themselves up to the top is lame. So we measure unique plays. Nothing says you have to ever even look at the charts.

I'd add that the charts fill a promotional purpose because somebody coming to the site who wants to listen to a particular genre generally is more likely to listen to songs at the top of that genre.

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5/12/2016 9:22:57 AM ---- Updated 5/12/2016 9:32:58 AM

I never listen to my songs after I finish them. Yes, I listen during the creation process. Yes, I listen to mixes if I am in a studio recording. Yes, I will listen to rehearsal recordings. But once I am done writing I just move on to whatever is next.

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Two Silo Complex

5/12/2016 10:17:39 AM

Psyche's Muse,
Personally I think its great that you enjoy your own music why wouldn't you?
I will agree that if I don't care enough about my own songs to listen to them I don't feel that anyone else would want to either. You also know I self promote quite a bit I have nothing against that.

Sadly in the world of technology it has made it not only possible but somewhat easy to "fake" plays.

Here is an example. I have a computer and lets say on this computer I open 10 browser windows all with the same song that I want to have a good rank.

I create a robot program that plays this song in 10 windows all day and all night long.
Lets say for easy math my song is 5 minutes long ok?

so at 10 windows playing the song 24 hours a day is 120 plays and hour * 24 = 2880 plays a day.

There is no way to tell legitimate plays vs non legitimate plays form the same IP without some kind of formula.

Most sites have created what is called a unique play. In most cases what qualifies a unique play is that the same song can't be counted if played more than once in a 12 hour period from the same IP.

This system may not seem fair but this same system of unique play generation is calculated across multiple sites and it truly is a way to prevent people from creating robot programs that play the songs and artificially inflate plays.

For this reason I also don't personally like it when artists or stations setup autoplay because it forces the song to start regardless of if the listener wants to listen to it or not.

IMP in my opinion has done a good job with the rankings and so false starts don't really hurt you. Listening to your songs does not really hurt you either but it also does not count for more than one play if you listen more than one time in 12 hours from the same IP.

The only way that I see this might be a problem but not really is lets say you have 10 computers in your house. Now each computer has its own IP on the internal network however when you hook those 10 computers to a router the internet only sees the external facing IP of the router not the IP of each PC and that is the internal network.

In this case you could legitimately have 10 PC all playing the same song which should count as 10 plays but won't because they all share the external IP of the router. I can't have an valid argument why some one would do that so its not really a valid point.

Two Silo Complex,

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5/12/2016 10:36:58 AM

I completely disagree with this statement. - "...that if I don't care enough about my own songs to listen to them I don't feel that anyone else would want to either."

I 'live' my creations while I am creating them. Once they are finished I would rather concentrate on 'living' my next creation. It has nothing to do with "caring enough" about my creations. The number of times I choose to listen to my own music has nothing to do with how much I care. :)

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Psyche's Muse

5/12/2016 12:22:11 PM

Let me ask you guys something...

...Let us say that "EVERY" artist logged in "EVERY" day and played "EVERY" song on their page...

Would this activity have "ANY SIGNIFICANCE WHATSOEVER" toward the financial viability of IMP as far as “INCREASED Advertisement Value”?
And... is the idea toward "MOTIVATING" people to log in and visit/interact/etc. a desirable thing “BECAUSE GENERATING SITE ACTIVITY IS A GOOD THING”(because this is what it takes to motivate an advertiser to advertise on our site)?
If so... don’t you think that we are going about "THE ISSUE"(i.e. site activity) all wrong... and shouldn’t we then be “ENCOURAGING” this type of activity instead of discouraging/shaming it?
...Of course if “THAT”(generating “INCOME” for IMP) is of NO CONCERN and/or the “activity” that’s been described above wouldn’t aid in that(generating income) endeavor then, OK! -M-

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5/12/2016 12:39:12 PM

ads? :)

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5/12/2016 1:43:42 PM

Psyche's Muse, I don't think anybody is shaming somebody who likes to listen to their own songs. However those actually making an effort to climb the charts, like what one artist did earlier today, that Was kind of shameful.

but yes every play technically helps our ability to sell ads.

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Two Silo Complex

5/13/2016 7:47:24 AM

"Psyche's Muse
5/12/2016 12:22:11 PM

Let me ask you guys something...

...Let us say that "EVERY" artist logged in "EVERY" day and played "EVERY" song on their page...

Would this activity have "ANY SIGNIFICANCE WHATSOEVER" toward the financial viability of IMP as far as “INCREASED Advertisement Value”?
And... is the idea toward "MOTIVATING" people to log in and visit/interact/etc. a desirable thing “BECAUSE GENERATING SITE ACTIVITY IS A GOOD THING”(because this is what it takes to motivate an advertiser to advertise on our site)?
If so... don’t you think that we are going about "THE ISSUE"(i.e. site activity) all wrong... and shouldn’t we then be “ENCOURAGING” this type of activity instead of discouraging/shaming it? "

In this situation as you describe it there is no issue. For each song you played once every 12 hours per IP you will get a play so if you login twice a day at 12 hour intervals and play each song once per 12 hour time period you will get two plays per day per each song per day.

The issue if you call it an issue is that multiple plays don't count in stats but still do count as site traffic. There is nothing wrong with doing it you just not climbing the charts for it. If listening to your music is your motivation as you claim it is then not getting extra plays for extra clicks should not really be a problem should it?

Two Silo Complex,

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5/13/2016 8:19:32 AM

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