Nobody wants to tell you this but if it looks like your music isn’t hot, NOBODY will ever hear it. The illusion of popularity is better than no plays at all. And that’s simple psychology: people don’t want to do the heavy lifting – they like what they think other people like. It sounds awful and uninspiring but get over it – you gotta pay rent. That’s the nature of survival in any business these days but especially music. Perception is reality and you gotta sell it!! Get on SoundCloud (that’s a basic must at this point) and invest in some SEO, you get real listeners and comments. Let’s face it, you and your friends aren’t going to get you 10 million spins, friend. The truth is, it’s not a hit unless people fucking hear it.