Contact – Steve Getz FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Telephone – 07855 819550
Web – www.stevegetz.co.uk
E Mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve McKindland, 48 of Waterlooville, started touring the local pub and club
circuit of Portsmouth and the surrounding area in 2003, performing his mix of
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Rat Pack genre songs, he had no idea that in 2005
he would have a popular world wide following and a number one chart position to
Since the launch of his website
earlier this year and the release of his CD “ To Be Frank”, Steve, stage
name “Steve Getz” decided that the internet was the perfect medium to
showcase his talents to a wider audience, that would hopefully bring in more
bookings and CD sales.
The website Soundclick.com was
chosen as the perfect platform from which to start, a web site where signed and
unsigned artists can launch their own artist page, upload mp3’s of their music
to played and downloaded, and give a world wide audience the opportunity to vote
hot or flop.
With many genres of music and sub genres Steve
elected to post just one track initially, his version of Frank Sinatra’s Foggy
Day into the Jazz Swing Chart, a sub genre of the main Jazz Chart.
The chart is a daily chart, with chart positions decided by the number of
unique audio plays, downloads and votes each track receives.
Day one saw Foggy Day chart
at 33 out of over 400 tracks, which was an impressive first days performance.
But after 8 days of watching Foggy Day creep up the chart it has finally
made the Number 1 spot having received the highest combination of unique plays,
downloads and votes.
unbelievable” said Steve “ I never thought I could make an impact so quickly, to be
Number 1 in the Jazz Swing Chart and Number 4 in the Jazz Chart at the same time
more incredible when considering there are 439 tracks in the Jazz Swing Genre of
which 129 receive enough plays to reach the charts, and 11,319 tracks are in the
Jazz Genre, of which 1,754 receive enough plays to reach the Jazz Chart.
But following the local press interest of 29th
September 2005 in The News, Portsmouth, which ran an above the fold headline on
the frontpage and a near full page article in the paper, Steve has seen a
massive increase in traffic on his artist page on Soundclick.com which has had
an extremely positive effect.
other free download track, originally loaded onto the Soundclick.com website to
compliment Foggy Day, has seen the number of plays and downloads it receives
treble and it now sits firmly rooted at the top of its own chart, giving Steve
simultaneous Number 1 songs in different charts on the internets largest
McKindland, stage name Steve Getz, 48, lives with his wife Sue, daughter Emma
and son James in Kennedy Close, Waterlooville.
Steve is a full time Design Consultant with Wickes in Waterlooville.
was founded in 1997 and produced the First Internet Charts and currently has 1.2
million songs from 196,000 artist worldwide stored on its servers, and boasts
1.5 million members.
have 16 main chart categories with sub charts within those categories, with
chart positions posted daily at 10am UK time.
Chart positions are calculated on the number of unique audio plays,
downloads and votes each track receives.