Vitaminic Launches New Subscription Service in U.S. And Throughout Network of International Sites

Subscribers Can Now Legally Download Unlimited Tracks;

'Vitaminic Music Club' is First Service of Its Kind in Europe



Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Vitaminic

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitaminic, the leading platform
 for the promotion and distribution of music on the Internet, has announced the
 launch of "Vitaminic Music Club," the company's new online subscription
 service.  Now available at www.vitaminic.com, the service provides subscribers
 with unlimited access to legally download tracks at six-month ($39.95) or
 annual ($69.95) subscription rates.
     Vitaminic Music Club offers music from some of the best record labels and
 artists around the world, and is updated daily with new artists and tracks.
 The catalogue offers something for every musical taste, from Duke Ellington,
 Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra to Ray Charles, James Brown, The Commodores
 with Lionel Ritchie, and many more.  Vitaminic Music Club is the legal
 solution that supports the music industry -- all legal copyrights will be paid
 to artists and labels.
     "This service enables music lovers the freedom to download what they want,
 when they want," states Gianluca Grechi, Managing Director of Vitaminic US.
 "In addition, Vitaminic Music Club meets the specific needs of the younger
 audience, who don't have regular access to a credit card to purchase music
 online."
     Subscription to the Vitaminic Music Club is very simple:  users visit
 their local Vitaminic homepage (U.S.:  www.vitaminic.com), choose the "Log In"
 option and fill out the subscription form.  An account will be activated in a
 few minutes, and subscribers will receive their access code via e-mail.  The
 renewal system allows users to extend their subscription before it expires, so
 not a moment of music will be missed.
 
     About Vitaminic
     Founded in April 1999, Vitaminic is the European leading digital platform
 for the promotion and distribution of music over the Internet and other
 electronic networks, using the latest broadband and wireless communications
 technologies.  Vitaminic combines content from major record companies, from
 independent labels and from unsigned artists, offering them the opportunity to
 promote and sell their music online.  Vitaminic offers music lovers the access
 to one of the Internet's widest and most complete legal musical offerings over
 the Internet.  Vitaminic currently has 10 local websites:  nine in Europe
 (Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden,
 Denmark and Ireland) and one in the United States.  All the local sites
 reflect the individual markets in which they operate.  Vitaminic offers its
 content and technological infrastructure to major Internet portals, ISPs and
 telcos operators.  During first quarter year 2001, Vitaminic signed a
 definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of IUMA, Inc (the Internet
 Underground Music Archive), one of the U.S. premier artist communities on the
 Internet, becoming the second largest artist community on the Internet
 worldwide, delivering a combined catalogue of about 200,000 digital tracks
 from around 50,000 artists.  Vitaminic operates in complete accordance with
 copyright regulations and is a co-founder of the e-DIMA (European Digital
 Media Association) and also a member of ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.  Vitaminic is
 listed on the Nuovo Mercato of the Italian Stock Exchange of Milan, since
 October 12, 2000.
 
 

SOURCE Vitaminic
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitaminic, the leading platform
 for the promotion and distribution of music on the Internet, has announced the
 launch of "Vitaminic Music Club," the company's new online subscription
 service.  Now available at www.vitaminic.com, the service provides subscribers
 with unlimited access to legally download tracks at six-month ($39.95) or
 annual ($69.95) subscription rates.
     Vitaminic Music Club offers music from some of the best record labels and
 artists around the world, and is updated daily with new artists and tracks.
 The catalogue offers something for every musical taste, from Duke Ellington,
 Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra to Ray Charles, James Brown, The Commodores
 with Lionel Ritchie, and many more.  Vitaminic Music Club is the legal
 solution that supports the music industry -- all legal copyrights will be paid
 to artists and labels.
     "This service enables music lovers the freedom to download what they want,
 when they want," states Gianluca Grechi, Managing Director of Vitaminic US.
 "In addition, Vitaminic Music Club meets the specific needs of the younger
 audience, who don't have regular access to a credit card to purchase music
 online."
     Subscription to the Vitaminic Music Club is very simple:  users visit
 their local Vitaminic homepage (U.S.:  www.vitaminic.com), choose the "Log In"
 option and fill out the subscription form.  An account will be activated in a
 few minutes, and subscribers will receive their access code via e-mail.  The
 renewal system allows users to extend their subscription before it expires, so
 not a moment of music will be missed.
 
     About Vitaminic
     Founded in April 1999, Vitaminic is the European leading digital platform
 for the promotion and distribution of music over the Internet and other
 electronic networks, using the latest broadband and wireless communications
 technologies.  Vitaminic combines content from major record companies, from
 independent labels and from unsigned artists, offering them the opportunity to
 promote and sell their music online.  Vitaminic offers music lovers the access
 to one of the Internet's widest and most complete legal musical offerings over
 the Internet.  Vitaminic currently has 10 local websites:  nine in Europe
 (Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden,
 Denmark and Ireland) and one in the United States.  All the local sites
 reflect the individual markets in which they operate.  Vitaminic offers its
 content and technological infrastructure to major Internet portals, ISPs and
 telcos operators.  During first quarter year 2001, Vitaminic signed a
 definitive agreement to acquire all the assets of IUMA, Inc (the Internet
 Underground Music Archive), one of the U.S. premier artist communities on the
 Internet, becoming the second largest artist community on the Internet
 worldwide, delivering a combined catalogue of about 200,000 digital tracks
 from around 50,000 artists.  Vitaminic operates in complete accordance with
 copyright regulations and is a co-founder of the e-DIMA (European Digital
 Media Association) and also a member of ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.  Vitaminic is
 listed on the Nuovo Mercato of the Italian Stock Exchange of Milan, since
 October 12, 2000.
 
 SOURCE  Vitaminic