On the artist's panel Amanda Palmer told about how sharing her frustration with her record label – i.e. when they told her she looked fat in her photos – cemented her relationship with her fans.
Palmer opened with ukulele and a short version of Radiohead's "Creep". Watch
Palmer remains constantly connected with her fans. She twittered within 1 minute of waking up ("The light was so beautiful in my room".) and seconds before she walked on stage telling her fans where to watch the stream of her panel.
Hal Ritson, The Young Punx and Musical Director, Dizzee Rascal Live (UK) – He treats the right bloggers as Gods. They get music first – before the mainstream press. Carefully manages the release of his content across platforms.
Ritson barely worries about actually selling records and concentrates on finding other revenue streams like sponsorships.
"We all know all these things – Facebook, Twitter, etc. "The trick is to use them personally and professionally," sats Ritson.
Palmer playing out on the street for her fans at 6:30.