The music scene on MySpace is phenomenally large and easy to access, making it a great way to listen to music and find new songs and artists. All you need is a computer and plenty of time to surf around listening to new bands. You don't even need a MySpace profile. Here is how to listen to music on MySpace.
Things You'll Need
- Internet access
- MySpace account
Log into your MySpace account or create one if you haven't already. You don't need an account, but it helps to have one.
To create an account, use the "Sign Up" button at the top-right corner of the MySpace homepage. Fill in all the required information.
Explore the musical realm of MySpace by clicking the "Music" link near the top of the page. This will take you to the music hub of the social-networking site.
Check out the featured artists of the day by clicking on their pictures and listening to the songs they've chosen to feature on their profiles.
Look for specific songs, artists or genres by using the keyword search feature at the top of the page. Once you've found what you're looking for, you should have access to the artists' pages with samples of their work.
Add the music to your profile to spread the love by clicking the "Add" link to the right of the song. The song will then play when people view your profile.
Buy some music and support your favorite artists. Many artists will have links to purchase their work on their profiles, enabling you to bring a piece home into the non-virtual realm.
Expand your horizons. Listen to your friends' favorite artists and the featured artists on the music homepage. Who knows what you'll find?
Tips & Warnings
- Support your favorite artists and the music business overall--don't download pirated music.
- Explore your social network's favorite music to find more bands and songs you might like.
- Use a program like Napster or iTunes to further explore your musical tastes.