Is WaTunes On The Cutting Edge In The Music Industry?

February 13, 2010 at 1:18 am Leave a comment

In the the past month, WaTunes has announced a slew of distribution services for its artists and record labels including its Streamline technology, Pay-As-You-Go, and for the first time ever, distributing mobile apps on the iPhone App Store. But could WaTunes really be on the cutting edge in the music industry? Founder & CEO Kevin Rivers seems to think so. Focusing on branding WaTunes into a consumer service where fans can discover new music, Kevin has spoke about the change in the industry of digital distribution and digital music discovery. 

"As CD sales begins to decline, digital downloads are still on the rise. People are looking for ways to directly focus on their favorite artist. Its been a huge milestone for us to create innovative ways to provide music discovery using simple, easy-to-use, effective methods. Our goal has always been to bridge the gap of social interaction between the artist and fans by sharing and displaying contents, making better buying decisions, and establishing interactive communications effortlessly."

WaTunes social platform enables fans, artists, and record labels to create their own profile, share other social sites information, post comments, embed any widgets from their favorite video sites, and make instant calls to each other via Skype. 

So whats going to happen next at WaTunes?

Kevin talks about his recent deal with MediaNet, a leader in premium digital media content to launch a new music store service dubbed the WaTunes Marketplace. The WaTunes Marketplace is a fresh new music store service that enables WaTunes users to buy and download millions of songs, connect with old favorites, and share them with their friends. Artists of WaTunes can sync their marketplace pages to their own profiles to provide an On-Demand approach to music discovery. The service is scheduled to launch this coming Friday.

"We are very excited to work with MediaNet on such a game changing level. The Marketplace is a very big innovative concept that will empower record labels and artists to reach out to the fans more socially and direct. With our innovative social platform, users are able to get what they want, when they want, with little to no effort. In conjunction with the Marketplace, we believe our users will find what they are looking for using our simple interface."

Posted via email from WaTunes

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