Live music streaming portal iWantJam announced that it has selected Connecticut pop/rock band Brookline Drive as its third 'iWantJam Endorsed Artists.' The band will join Zurich-based Miss Diamond DJane and Boston's One Step Away as the first group of endorsed artists coinciding with the site's launch on September 30th. As endorsed artists, each acts will be prominently featured on the iWantJam site for a one-month period, including on the homepage, music played exclusively on iWantJam music player as well as exposure through iWantJam social network profiles and connections.
"Considering how talented these vocalists are and the level of acts they've shared the stage with, this is exactly the type of band iWantJam is looking to work with," said iWantJam founder Moataz El-Gohary. "Their accomplishments reflects how important it is for them to connect with their fans through live shows, which is they fit so well with our mission."
After only one year of being a band, Connecticut's Brookline Drive is already building a considerable buzz, and selling out headlining shows across New England as one of the best up and coming pop/rock bands around. The band's explosive lineup features four talented vocalists whose vocal interplay and harmonies are unlike anything out there today. Drawing influences from all over the musical spectrum, Brookline Drive's four talented multi-instrumentalists have created a unique, catchy sound that makes for an incredibly exciting live show. Brookline Drive has recently shared the stage with National Acts like Hot Chelle Rae (RCA), Cobra Starship (Decaydance, Fueled By Ramen), Neon Trees (Mercury), Megan & Liz, Marina and the Diamonds (Neon Gold Records) and Forever the Sickest Kids (Fearless Records). http://www.brooklinedrive.com http://www.facebook.com/BrooklineDrive/
iWantJam is a brand new type of music site that aims to connect musicians and fans worldwide through live shows, video streaming and social media. Nothing can replace the feeling of a live show, and iWantJam's powerful & easy-to-use platform will bring your favorite band right into your bedroom for free. Artists will be able to connect with their fans on a much deeper level than just a profile page and music button, thus offering far more than a promotional device, but a unique experiential connection. Come and join the online live music experience of iWantJam! http://www.iwantjam.com https://www.facebook.com/iwantjam
Live music streaming portal iWantJam announced Zurich-based Miss Diamond DJane as the first of three 'iWantJam Endorsed Artists' to coincide with the site's beta launch in August 2012. Miss Diamond is an international superstar in the making, already becoming an in-demand VIP female DJ for VIP guests and with mixes played regularly on radio stations worldwide.
A Cairo-based musician himself, iWantJam founder Moataz El-Gohary commented on what he thinks are the most important qualities to becoming an endorsed musician. "Artists and bands will be selected based on a set of criteria reflecting IWantJam's mission: (i) live music, (ii) touring and (iii) connecting with fans worldwide through social media. Our Endorsed Artists are like iWantJam ambassadors, we want to make sure they reflect our goals and spirit to their fans."
Once selected, the 'iWantJam Endorsed Artist' will receive several benefits for a one-month period, including being featured on IWantJam homepage, having their music played exclusively on IWantJam music player as well as getting exposure through IWantJam social network profiles and connections. In addition, each endorsed musicians will have an opportunity to extend their endorsement benefits for a full three month period.
Making use of the connections IWantJam is building will be one of the most crucial advantages to the site, Moataz explains. IWantJam will not only host musicians and their fans, but also music professionals and recording studios and live venues that musicians' can tap to help build their career. "This network aspect of the site is something we are very keen on. It's not just a music site for musicians and fans/music enthusiasts, but a platform to reach and be reached by the music industry pros that might have discovered them through a live streamed."
iWantJam will be launched in August, with exact launch date to be announced very soon. In the meantime, musicians and bands can sign-up for the iWantJam Endorsed Artist opportunity at http://www.iwantjam.com
Miss Diamond is an international superstar in the making; she's already become an in-demand VIP female DJ for VIP guests and her mixes are played regularly on radio stations around the world. There is no other DJ, female or male, quite like her in the world. Distinctly original, Miss Diamond's strong female sensuality connects with party-goers on a personal level, and explains why they crowd the DJ booth at the end of the night looking for a mix CD, an autograph, or just a moment to be near Miss Diamond. http://www.facebook.com/Miss.Diamond.DJ
iWantJam is a brand new type of music site that aims to connect musicians and fans worldwide through live shows, video streaming and social media. Nothing can replace the feeling of a live show, and iWantJam's powerful & easy-to-use platform will bring your favorite band right into your bedroom for free. Artists will be able to connect with their fans on a much deeper level than just a profile page and music button, thus offering far more than a promotional device, but a unique experiential connection. Come and join the online live music experience of iWantJam! https://www.facebook.com/iWantJam
Cairo-based entrepreneurs and bothers Moataz El-Gohary and Moe Gohary announced the upcoming beta launch of iWantJam, a brand new type of music site that aims to connect musicians and fans worldwide through live shows, video streaming and social media. In anticipation of the launch, musicians and bands worldwide are invited to enter for consideration to be an 'iWantJam Endorsed Musicians' at http://www.iwantjam.com
IWantJam will be selecting a very limited number of endorsed acts, each receiving prominent exposure through the website such as their music exclusively streamed on the homepage, enhanced artist profile as well as promotion through iWantJam social media sites. Artists and bands will be selected based on a set of criteria reflecting iWantJam's mission: focused on live music and touring and connecting with fans worldwide through social media.
The functionality of IWantJam allows artists to perform at venues anywhere in the world and stream the video in real time to an international audience through the website. This is a major development for bands who want to increase their following, and also benefits venues as they too enjoy the benefits of a significantly expanded audience. Fans benefit by being able to view live concerts anywhere in the world that are streamed via IWantJam, and they can also provide immediate feedback to the performers. IWantJam takes the interaction between fans, artists, and venues to a whole new level. It's the next best thing to being there, and maybe even better as you're sure to avoid the nightmare traffic jams, long walks, and crowds that we've all experienced, which are all too commonplace at concerts. More choices, live performances, and greater interaction between artists and fans: Welcome to IWantJam.
The deadline for application is June 25th, so hurry up and get your entries in!