Thursday , September 24 2020

Antichrist Launches New Music Site

From Clear Channel:

    Clear Channel Worldwide
    (NYSE:CCU – News) today launched the Clear Channel NEW Music Network, which
    will utilize the synergy of the company’s Radio, TV, Outdoor and
    Entertainment divisions to help promising artists bring an unprecedented
    amount of new music to new audiences.

    The NEW Music Network will be free to artists who register their work and to
    consumers who visit the network Web site to sample new music. The site,
    which is still being developed, can be found at
    www.ClearChannelNEWmusicNetwork.com or by visiting www.clearchannel.com.

    The Internet-based Clear Channel NEW Music Network will have two primary
    objectives:

    To provide artists a place to be seen and heard by the industry and new
    fans.

    To give consumers, record companies and music business professionals
    (including Clear Channel Radio and Clear Channel Entertainment) a place to
    find and learn about new music and new artists.

    “New music and new talent are the lifeblood of our business, so we are
    thrilled that the Clear Channel NEW Music Network will provide an outlet for
    more artists than ever to get their work heard by the interested public,”
    said Mark Mays, president and chief operating officer of Clear Channel
    Worldwide.

    “Because of our ability to promote the network Web site and the musicians
    through our combination of radio, outdoor, television, A&R Network and
    entertainment resources, we can provide a powerful new way to benefit
    artists and consumers alike.”

    The NEW Music Network will build on the success of a year-old pilot program,
    the A&R Network, an online artist development tool that showcases unsigned
    talent from around the globe. Nine new artists have signed record contracts
    as a result of participation in the A&R Network, and two more have contracts
    pending.

    “We expect to see many more up-and-coming artists reach new audiences
    through the Clear Channel NEW Music Network, as the full-force of Clear
    Channel Worldwide unites behind this project,” said Gerry Cagle, president
    of Clear Channel’s NEW Music Network, which will be developed over the next
    several months.

    “Clear Channel already introduces more new artists and music than anyone
    else, and the NEW Music Network will give even more artists the exposure
    they desire, and will provide consumers with all kinds of new musical
    choices.”

A Faustian bargain, caveat emptor good buddy.

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