REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquid Digital Media, a
leading provider of custom digital media services, in conjunction with
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, today announced the test release of a
Music Downloads service at www.walmart.com. There are plans for an official
launch in 2004.
Wal-Mart's Music Downloads service is the first service developed under
the Liquid Digital Media name. The store continues Liquid's record of
developing advanced digital music products and services, and features the best
rights and pricing available for a Windows PC-based service.
"Our unique position in the market enables us to quickly deliver tailored
solutions for our partners with their customers in mind," said Ole Obermann,
Liquid Digital Media vice president and general manager. "The Wal-Mart Music
Downloads service is an excellent example of this. It's our first step in
working together, and we look forward to continuing to develop advanced
digital media distribution systems for Walmart.com and other partners based on
the needs and wants of their customers."
"We're excited to offer this convenient service with the value and
selection our customers expect from Wal-Mart," said Kevin Swint, Walmart.com's
senior category manager of entertainment. "Liquid Digital Media was the
obvious choice for a partner -- capable of providing a service built to order
for us, backed with years of experience, and delivered in an aggressive time
About Liquid Digital Media
Liquid Digital Media is a leading provider of custom digital music
solutions, encompassing design, technology, and commerce. Current distribution
partners include Wal-Mart, Amazon.com, and Clear Channel. Created in January
2003, Liquid Digital Media is a division of Anderson Media, a large music
distributor, and was formed from the assets of Liquid Audio, the service that
pioneered the increasingly popular sale of legitimate ala carte music
downloads. Liquid Digital Media is staffed with experts in the digital music
industry, including former employees of Liquid Audio, Rioport, and Listen.com.
SOURCE Liquid Digital Media