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MP3.COM Delivers Music Storage To Macintosh Users

By Digital Journal Staff     May 25, 2000 in Technology
SAN DIEGO - Casady & Greene has designated MP3.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:
MPPP) as its exclusive Music Service Provider (MSP). This strategic
partnership, which involves Casady & Greene's MP3 player and encoder,
SoundJam
MP, enables Macintosh users to store and manage their music online. SoundJam
MP
will be MSP-enabled to give nearly 50,000 users on-demand access to more
than
67,000 artists and over 424,000 songs and audio files posted on the MP3.com
web
site (www.mp3.com).
"This agreement will afford SoundJam MP users the ability to play and
manage their music in a single application," said Michael Robertson,
chairman
and chief executive officer of MP3.com. "We've always been firmly committed
to
Music Services accessible on the Macintosh platform and I believe SoundJam
MP to
be an ideal solution for Macintosh users. MP3.com's MSP partnership with
Casady
& Greene extends the online digital music space on the Macintosh platform
and
offers Mac users an incredible listening experience."
The MSP partnership with MP3.com will also allow Casady & Greene to deliver
personalized services to its SoundJam MP users, such as automatic updates on
new
releases from their favorite MP3.com artists and information on upcoming
concerts.
"Every SoundJam MP customer will have access to MP3.com's breadth of music
services," said Luisa Bowling, Director of Internet Sales and Marketing for
Casady & Greene (www.casadyg.com). "This agreement puts a personal library
of
artists, songs and music genres at our users' fingertips."
"Casady & Greene and other MP3.com partners will display their MSP-enabled
products at the MP3 Summit 2000. The online digital music technologies of
tomorrow are being developed today and implemented by industry leaders
attending
this conference," added Robertson.
The MSP Pavilion at the MP3 Summit 2000 (June 20-21) will showcase SoundJam
MP and other products that integrate the company's Music Services. Companies
interested in appearing at the MSP Pavilion or that want to become an MSP
partner should email partnermsp@mp3.com, or visit msp.mp3.com. For
information on the MP3 Summit 2000 in San Diego June 20-21, visit
www.mp3.com/summit
MP3.com is pioneering a revolutionary approach to the promotion and
distribution
of music. MP3.com uses the Internet and file formats that make music files
smaller, which enables a growing number of artists to distribute and promote
their music worldwide while enabling consumers to conveniently access this
expanding music catalog. MP3.com's site contains over 424,000 songs and
audio
files from more than 67,000 artists. MP3.com believes this represents
one of the largest collections of digital music to be found on the Internet.
Consumers can search for, listen to and download music free of charge. In
addition, MP3.com is recognized as the premier online Music Service Provider
(MSP) which allows users to access, manage, and listen to their personal
music
collection anytime and anywhere in the world, using any web-enabled
device or application. MP3.com shares are traded on the NASDAQ National
Market
under the ticker symbol MPPP. The company is based in San Diego, California.
www.mp3.com
www.mp3.com/summit
www.casadyg.com
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