Sony Entertainment Network And Pitchfork Media Offer Chance To Win The Trip Of A Lifetime To The Pitchfork Music Festival Paris Addition of New Pitchfork Playlists Makes It Easier to Discover Critically Acclaimed Artists on the Music Unlimited Service

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International and Pitchfork Media Inc. are teaming up to offer music fans the chance to win a trip to France to see some of the hottest acts of the year at the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, while exploring new music via playlists created by the Pitchfork editorial staff on the Music Unlimited service.

In its third year, the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris runs from October 31 through November 2, at Paris' Grande Halle de La Villette and features artists including The Knife, Hot Chip, Deerhunter, Warpaint, The Haxan Cloak, Junip, and more.  Beginning today through September 30, fans can enter to win a flyway package that includes tickets to the festival, roundtrip flight, and accommodations for two1 by signing up for the promotion at http://munlimited.pitchfork.com.

After entering the contest and dreaming about winning a music-laden Parisian trip of a lifetime, fans can check out the Pitchfork Paris playlist on Music Unlimited with a 30-day free trial2.  A new feature to the service, the playlist section opens up a whole new way to discover great new music by giving users a taste of what's hot according to the experts, artists, and other music insiders.  Be sure to keep an eye out for other Pitchfork playlists on Music Unlimited in the future.

With a recent rush of new features, enhancements, and promotions, it's never been a better time to check out the Music Unlimited service.  For a limited time, users can purchase a one-year Premium subscription for only $59.99, which is 50 percent off the regular monthly price.  Visit the Sony Entertainment Network web site for further details.

About the Music Unlimited service

The Music Unlimited service is a cloud-based digital music service that hosts a global catalog of over 20 million licensed songs3 including all major labels, leading independent labels, and major publishers worldwide. Originally launched in December 2010, the Music Unlimited service is available on a wide range of Sony and non-Sony connected devices.  With its breadth of available devices and regional reach, along with the depth of its music catalog, the Music Unlimited service is the ultimate music subscription service for users who want to play their music whenever and wherever. For more information, please visit: http://sonyentertainmentnetwork.com/music-unlimited.

About Sony Entertainment Network

Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate destination for digital music, movies, games and more. All through the convenience of a single account, Sony Entertainment Network is a global comprehensive network platform that unifies Sony's digital entertainment experience across a growing ecosystem of Sony and non-Sony devices.  Additional information about Sony Entertainment Network can be found by visiting: blog.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com, www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com, www.facebook.com/sonyentertainment, and www.twitter.com/sonyentnet.

About Pitchfork Media Inc.

Pitchfork Media Inc. publishes Pitchfork.com, the essential guide to independent music and beyond. Launched in 1996, Pitchfork attracts more than 5 million monthly unique visitors from around the globe and is widely regarded as one of the most influential music publications in the world, winning the 2013 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, Digital. Pitchfork hosts the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, and dozens of other music events every year. Pitchfork Media Inc. also publishes the recently launched film magazine The Dissolve.

Contacts:

Robin Schultz

 Voce Communications

650-291-7809

rschultz@vocecomm.com

Greg Belloni

Sony Network Entertainment

650-295-6446

greg.belloni@am.sony.com

1    Promotion is open to anyone over 18-years-old living in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec).

2    Select mobile devices

3    Number of tracks available from the catalog varies by country and may be less.

SOURCE Sony Network Entertainment International



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