Wal-Mart Selects Liquid Digital Media for Music Downloads Store

Leading Provider of Music Services Teams Up with Leading Retailer

Dec 18, 2003, 00:00 ET from Liquid Digital Media

    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.

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