Social Music Store Immergent.com Launches In Beta
Billed as "a digital music environment powered by social networking technologies" New online music store Immergent.com used this week's NARM Convention in Chicago to launch its public beta. Immergent's offering includes:
- 8 M songs from all four major and 80,000+ independent record labels
- Social networking: Chat functionality enables fans and artists to connect via text, voice, or video.
- User generated content: Fans and artists can share and buy playlists and other user generated content.
- Search and music discovery.
- Tour dates
“How people connect with each other and how they buy music continues to evolve. Immergent is poised to capitalize on this time of transition - and will grow with the needs and desires of an ever-increasingly sophisticated online community,” according to CEO John Trickett. “Immergent offers a compelling alternative to music lovers who want to buy, hang out, discover, and share online.”