Who's Online Now
17 registered members (Dave Rice, 9ne, John W. Selleck, couchgrouch, Everett Adams, JAPOV, CTthomas, Dayson, beechnut79, Gavin Sinclair, 1 invisible), and 11,934 guests, and
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box
Member Spotlight
ejlawrence
ejlawrence
Greater Los Angeles
Posts: 257
Joined: June 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
What's Going On
BMI: The Weekly: Jason Blume: 5 Ways To Get Lucky
by Fdemetrio. 01/18/20 10:09 AM
Tennesee Titans.
by Fdemetrio. 01/18/20 09:49 AM
Validation, Do You Have It?
by Marc Barnette. 01/18/20 09:41 AM
Blues Comeback
by Fdemetrio. 01/18/20 09:36 AM
The Trouble Is...
by Vicarn. 01/18/20 09:33 AM
Six
by Fdemetrio. 01/18/20 09:30 AM
Songramp
by beechnut79. 01/18/20 12:38 AM
The Band Movie
by Marc Barnette. 01/17/20 11:59 AM
peart has left the building.
by Fdemetrio. 01/17/20 10:38 AM
Summer Sheep Meadows-August 15th, 1969
by Vicarn. 01/17/20 04:36 AM
Love Rains Down - revisited
by niteshift. 01/16/20 09:48 PM
ndroid an
by niteshift. 01/16/20 08:19 PM
Bell Stage Main Dining Room, Redwood City Feb. 1
by Gary E. Andrews. 01/16/20 07:02 PM
Her Heart is Just a Legend /Chorus Changed
by John W. Selleck. 01/16/20 06:33 PM
Louisiana Woman Co-write with Vicarn
by John W. Selleck. 01/16/20 06:28 PM
Today's Country Music
by Martin Lide. 01/16/20 05:40 PM
"Bare Feet In The Street"
by Nelson. 01/16/20 02:00 PM
Like Frankenstein
by ckiphen. 01/16/20 09:35 AM
Ande's Lyric Writing Tips
by Dayson. 01/16/20 12:29 AM
Your Underrated Songwriters
by Fdemetrio. 01/15/20 12:15 PM
ANTEBELLUM.
by Vicarn. 01/15/20 06:00 AM
Neal Peart
by Everett Adams. 01/14/20 07:47 AM
Importance of Song Titles?
by Dayson. 01/13/20 05:12 PM
Beneath this night sky
by ckiphen. 01/13/20 09:59 AM
Columbus, Worthington, Johnstown, Marietta January
by Gary E. Andrews. 01/13/20 09:17 AM
Better Memories
by Marvin Adcock. 01/13/20 06:08 AM
I Can See The Stars From My Cave.
by MFB III. 01/13/20 01:42 AM
"Small Talk." by Ingvar Tautra & me
by MFB III. 01/13/20 01:37 AM
Two Hearts Lost In Time...now finally with demo
by MFB III. 01/13/20 01:26 AM
Done Preaching
by niteshift. 01/12/20 11:03 PM
Top Posters(All Time)
Calvin 19,810
Travis david 11,684
Kevin Emmrich 10,570
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,600
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,844
glynda 8,652
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
Colin Ward 7,907
couchgrouch 7,639
Dave Rice 7,481
Corey 7,357
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
Mark Kaufman 6,564
Vicarn 6,256
ben willis 6,106
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,608
niteshift 5,566
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,653
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,365
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,179
Cindy Miller 4,178
Roy Cooper 4,169
nightengale 4,092
TamsNumber4 4,075
MFB III 3,895
Caroline 3,865
Kolstad 3,813
Dan Sullivan 3,710
beechnut79 3,561
E Swartz 3,428
Dottie 3,427
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
John Hoffman 3,199
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
Nigel Quin 2,812
MidniteBob 2,707
Nelson 2,596
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,242
Judy Hollier 2,232
Wendy D 2,219
Erica Ellis 2,202
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,022
DukeWill 1,987
floyd jane 1,982
maccharles 1,982
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,650
Martin Lide 1,641
Fdemetrio 1,638
Noel Downs 1,620
Rick Heenan 1,600
Cal 1,574
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,462
Tom Franz 1,455
GocartMoz 1,441
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Kenneth Cade 1,429
Rick Norton 1,428
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,408
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
mattbanx 1,384
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,292
DakLander 1,265
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,230
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
Diane Ewing 1,158
lane1777 1,145
Gerry 1,144
summeoyo 1,126
Deej56 1,125
joro 1,082
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
argo 986
peaden 984
Wolvman 960
IronKnee 947
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
9ne 889
Drifter 886
90 dB 884
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
Juan 797
TKO 784
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
Andy K 744
Dayson 740
tbryson 737
Andy Kemp 733
ant 732
Jackie444 731
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
Irwin 633
Pat Hardy 623
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
Moosesong 608
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
JAPOV 523
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 511
goodfolks 499
R&M 496
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
Stephen D 433
Emmy 431
Rob L 426
marquez 422
kit 419
Softkrome 417
kyrksongs 415
RRon 408
Laura G. 407
VNORTH 407
Debra 407
eb 406
cuebald 399
EdPerrone 399
Dannyk1 395
Hobart 395
Davyboy49 393
Smile 389
GJShades 387
Ezt 384
tone 380
Marla 380
Cecilee 379
iggyiggy 378
coalminer 377
java 374
spidey 371
Register Today!
Welcome to the Just Plain Folks forums! You are currently viewing our forums as a Guest which gives you limited access to most of our discussions and to other features.

By joining our free community you will have access to post and respond to topics, communicate privately with our users (PM), respond to polls, upload content, and access many other features. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free; so please join our community today!
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#900744 - 05/26/11 02:42 PM VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ?  
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,566
niteshift Online content
Top 50 Poster
niteshift  Online Content
Top 50 Poster

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,566
Sydney, Australia
Hey Guys,

Recieved an email from youlicence.com regarding a new distribution idea, still in beta....

http://vibedeck.com/?src=youlicense

Anyone tried this ?

I think I'm at the point where the time involved may not be worth the effort.

Any thoughts ?

cheers, niteshift


#900801 - 05/26/11 06:50 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: niteshift]  
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 39
Ariel Kalma Offline
Casual Observer
Ariel Kalma  Offline
Casual Observer

Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 39
Byron Bay, Australia
Hi Niteshift,

If I remember well, this reminds me of Bandcamp in the beginning, they also had said "we're well funded and will never charge for our service". Now they do charge 15%. Also be aware of Paypal fees, they ad up! So if you have sale prices under $12 per sale you better create a 'microsale' PayPal account to save lots.

Cheers,
Ariel Kalma

PS : your iPhone 4 rings! Ca sonne! Es klingelt!
+ I made Ringtones, more than 400 available on iPhone 4 . On your iPhone 4 go to iTunes/Ringtones and search for Ariel Kalma… then WAIT till it builds up (can take time the first time) -



http://ariel-kalma.com


Music director
http://music-mosaic.com
World fusion compilations
#900803 - 05/26/11 07:13 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Ariel Kalma]  
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Kevin Emmrich Offline
Kevin Emmrich  Offline


Top 10 Poster

Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Crozet, VA
Originally Posted by Ariel Kalma
If I remember well, this reminds me of Bandcamp in the beginning, they also had said "we're well funded and will never charge for our service". Now they do charge 15%. Also be aware of Paypal fees, they ad up! So if you have sale prices under $12 per sale you better create a 'microsale' PayPal account to save lots.


Actually Bandcamp said that they weren't charging "now" (when they first started) but it was clearly stated that they might charge at some point. I remember all that at start up time. They stayed "free" for a long time -- but "free" don't pay the bills.

Kevin

#900839 - 05/27/11 12:29 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Kevin Emmrich]  
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 39
Ariel Kalma Offline
Casual Observer
Ariel Kalma  Offline
Casual Observer

Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 39
Byron Bay, Australia
Kevin, you are right, I remember now... anyways, I am happy with Bandcamp, have many albums there :-)

Cheers,
Ariel Kalma

PS : your iPhone 4 rings! Ca sonne! Es klingelt!
+ I made Ringtones, more than 400 available on iPhone 4 . On your iPhone 4 go to iTunes/Ringtones and search for Ariel Kalma… then WAIT till it builds up (can take time the first time)


http://ariel-kalma.com


Music director
http://music-mosaic.com
World fusion compilations
#900871 - 05/27/11 09:34 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Ariel Kalma]  
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 6,695
Everett Adams Online content
Top 40 Poster
Everett Adams  Online Content
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 6,695
,NL Canada
Uploads in wav quality puts them out of my reach.


The more you taste the bitterness of defeat, the sweeter final victory will be

May the flowers of love forever bloom in your garden of life

http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashsounds

http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashgospel

www.cdbaby.com/all/eca333

www.showcaseyourmusic.com/newsflashsounds
#900874 - 05/27/11 09:43 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Everett Adams]  
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Kevin Emmrich Offline
Kevin Emmrich  Offline


Top 10 Poster

Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Crozet, VA
Everett -- doesn't your public library (or somewhere) have computers with hi-speed access? You could go there with all your wav files on a USB card and upload them. Or if you have a wi-fi capable laptop, you could seek out a establishment that has wi-fi. There has got to be a solution for your internet speed problem.

Kevin


#900957 - 05/27/11 08:33 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Kevin Emmrich]  
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 6,106
ben willis Offline
Top 40 Poster
ben willis  Offline
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 6,106
Ft. Myers, FL. USA
I got the same e-mail. I usually just write it off as the same ol' same ole'.

#901010 - 05/28/11 08:29 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: ben willis]  
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 6,695
Everett Adams Online content
Top 40 Poster
Everett Adams  Online Content
Top 40 Poster

Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 6,695
,NL Canada
How long does it take to upload a three minute song in wav quality on high speed?


The more you taste the bitterness of defeat, the sweeter final victory will be

May the flowers of love forever bloom in your garden of life

http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashsounds

http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashgospel

www.cdbaby.com/all/eca333

www.showcaseyourmusic.com/newsflashsounds
#901022 - 05/28/11 10:22 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Everett Adams]  
Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Kevin Emmrich Offline
Kevin Emmrich  Offline


Top 10 Poster

Joined: Feb 2007
Posts: 10,570
Crozet, VA
Originally Posted by Everett Adams
How long does it take to upload a three minute song in wav quality on high speed?


On a "slow" DSL (760kbs) a 30MB wav file would take a little more than 5 minutes (give or take).

On a faster Cable modem (2,048kbs) it would be just over 2 minutes.

on a 56kbs dial-up -- ~ 1 hour 15 minutes.

#901160 - 05/28/11 10:52 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Kevin Emmrich]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Brian Austin Whitney Offline
Brian Austin Whitney  Offline

Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Indianapolis, IN USA
I always question ANY spam email. I mean if that is how they start their relationship with you (random spam) it doesn't really suggest much good will come out of it. Legit companies partner with people who already have direct experience with their communities and partner up with them or run some ads. Just buying a list that has been created by spambots or by other list aggregators is sleazy in my opinion. Yuck.

I always ask folks to show me how they got my address. Have never had one answer it honestly.

Brian


Brian Austin Whitney
Founder
Just Plain Folks
jpfolkspro@aol.com
Skype: Brian Austin Whitney
Facebook: www.facebook.com/justplainfolks

"Don't sit around and wait for success to come to you... it doesn't know the way." -Brian Austin Whitney

"It's easier to be the bigger man when you actually are..."

[Linked Image]
#914291 - 08/08/11 09:52 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Brian Austin Whitney]  
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 10
Ardon Offline
Casual Observer
Ardon  Offline
Casual Observer

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 10
Las Vegas, NV
VibeDeck is now integrated into Soundcloud - which is a huge achievement. Also, I have met with the CEO of VibeDeck to chat business and whatnot and he is absolutely a great person (He's in his 30s fyi). From talking to him I got that their mission is to simplify the process of hosting music tremendously. Their focus is on that and the artist keeping profits.

I definitely support VibeDeck, they have a great team and are smart about their business. Wishing them the best. Anyone mind forwarding that email? Curious as to know what they're writing, etc. Ardon@ticketometer.com

Also, I have an email I send out in regards to my company. Anyone want to see it and give me feedback? I have had a lot of positive feedback from it and a pretty high reply rate (4-5% or so.. should do the actual calculation sometime).


Last edited by Ardon; 08/08/11 10:00 PM.
#914776 - 08/10/11 05:29 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Ardon]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Brian Austin Whitney Offline
Brian Austin Whitney  Offline

Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Indianapolis, IN USA
Lior of Vibedeck is a long time JPF member who has posted here many times. He's been clueing my in on what he's doing. Sounds very promising.

Brian


Brian Austin Whitney
Founder
Just Plain Folks
jpfolkspro@aol.com
Skype: Brian Austin Whitney
Facebook: www.facebook.com/justplainfolks

"Don't sit around and wait for success to come to you... it doesn't know the way." -Brian Austin Whitney

"It's easier to be the bigger man when you actually are..."

[Linked Image]
#914879 - 08/11/11 02:57 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Brian Austin Whitney]  
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 10
Ardon Offline
Casual Observer
Ardon  Offline
Casual Observer

Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 10
Las Vegas, NV
Great to hear, Lior is a wealth of knowledge. We had a lot to talk about... Both being start ups in the music/tech industry.

Never need an excuse to spend a day in Hollywood either. The weather was perfect.

#915463 - 08/13/11 08:57 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: Ardon]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,481
Dave Rice Online content
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,481
Texas
Hey Shifty:

Thanks for sharing this one with us. I'll probably sit this one out. PayPal is a real "turn-off" as far as I'm concerned. Lots of scam artists phishing around pretending to be PayPal. I wish someone would come up with an ironclad method of making and receiving payments. It's just too risky now.

The other negative is the requirement for WAV files. Much too long and time consuming... besides, 90% of the paying public can't tell the difference.

Regardless, my best wishes to them for success.

Dave

#1141115 - 05/27/18 11:43 AM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: niteshift]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Brian Austin Whitney Offline
Brian Austin Whitney  Offline

Top 10 Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 18,851
Indianapolis, IN USA
So whatever came of Vibedeck? Anyone know?


Brian Austin Whitney
Founder
Just Plain Folks
jpfolkspro@aol.com
Skype: Brian Austin Whitney
Facebook: www.facebook.com/justplainfolks

"Don't sit around and wait for success to come to you... it doesn't know the way." -Brian Austin Whitney

"It's easier to be the bigger man when you actually are..."

[Linked Image]
#1141126 - 05/27/18 06:50 PM Re: VibeDeck - A New Distributer - Any ideas ? [Re: niteshift]  
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,481
Dave Rice Online content
Top 30 Poster
Dave Rice  Online Content
Top 30 Poster

Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,481
Texas
Hi Brian:

I just did a search and their web-page appears to be active. I did not click on anything for the sake of caution. Lots of stuff to review and digest. I had completely forgotten about this thread. Has "Lior" been to the JPF site lately? ----Dave


Support Just Plain Folks

We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards.


Membership
Join Just Plain Folks
to receive the free
JPNotes Newsletter!
*this is separate from
message board registration*

Newest Members
SteveM, WhiteSharky, peacefulpat, Dusty_Hughes, jjtre
21247 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics119,730
Posts1,128,309
Members21,247
Average Posts Daily31
Most Online16,599
Yesterday at 09:09 PM
Just Plain Quotes
"The least expensive/highest return thing you can do for your career, no matter what the level is, is to be nice and polite to people." –Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Mary Lemanski (45), mistertroll (71), Uncle Steve (68)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0