Fin and I first met at a house party four years ago. He'd just been to see The XX at Maida Vale studios earlier that day, so was feeling musically inspired to start something new. Although we didn't form THIEF that year, we began sending each other music we liked and kept in contact while I was studying at Sussex Uni in Brighton and he was DJing and running club nights in London.
During the height of its popularity MySpace Music was synonymous with youth, cutting edge and cool. However, fast forward just a few years and it is a different story. Press reports indicate that News Corp has sold on the company for a diminished $35m, and an estimated 1m US users are leaving MySpace Music every month. So what went wrong?