BERKELEY, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based indie label Dangerbird Records and its catalog of artists are the latest to join local social radio app DeliRadio. The Dangerbird roster includes Silversun Pickups, Butch Walker & The Black Widows, Fitz & The Tantrums, Minus The Bear and many more indie rock favorites. Bands and fans alike have been flocking to DeliRadio (www.deliradio.com), a completely free social media platform designed for a new era in music-driven networking, sharing, and community building. Online, on-the-go via mobilization, and in real-world venues through location-based technology, DeliRadio is connecting music artists and music lovers. Dangerbird has long been at the forefront of utilizing new technology to promote and market their artists and have successfully leveraged the power of the internet to break new talent time and time again.
A wide range of local and national acts have already signed up for DeliRadio including fan favorites such as My Morning Jacket, Kurt Vile, JEFF The Brotherhood, The Head And The Heart and more. Labels and management companies have also been using the service to spread the word about their bands' tours and music. Dangerbird Records' Greg Sieme says "Dangerbird Records' Greg Sieme says "here at Dangerbird we're constantly looking for innovative ways to reach new fans. DeliRadio makes it simple for us to share our artists' music and touring information with fans & industry professionals in highly targeted local markets. And it's one of the cleanest, most user-friendly interfaces on the web." The site has also been garnering attention from tastemakers such as MTV Hive and HypeBot.
DeliRadio is free internet radio with strong focus on "hyper-local music scenes". "More than anything else, touring artists and their content partners want their music streamed to audiences in places where they have upcoming concerts. The exposure benefits both ticket and music sales," says DeliRadio founder Wayne Skeen.
True to it's mission, DeliRadio's web site prominently features festival stations like "Unofficial Bonnaroo Radio" and "Unofficial Primavera Radio" alongside venue stations like "Bowery BallRoom Radio" (consisting solely of artists with an upcoming dates at that venue). "Many, if not most, artists working today own some of their own content - or work with labels who embrace progressive promotional tools like DeliRadio. For them, getting the music heard - particularly in 'concert markets' - is paramount," says Skeen.
Primary features include streaming, robust social functionality, and instant access to concert and club date listings. Overall, DeliRadio encourages and facilitates friending, messaging, and sharing on both fan-to-band and fan-to-fan levels. Most importantly, it helps drive music fans to go see local and national acts play live in venues in their area.
For more information: www.deliradio.com