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Best-of-Breed Musician Opportunities Now Available to Members Any Time, Any Place with Hello Music Mobile
Los Angeles, CA – December 16, 2011 – Hello Music, the fastest growing centralized marketplace and opportunity platform for musicians, today launched Hello Music Mobile, a new iPhone app that provides immediate access to the best instruments, gear and services. Whether on the road touring, locked in the studio for a recording session or stuck at the office, musicians across the U.S. can now access incredible opportunities from the palms of their hands.
Hello Music Mobile offers the most comprehensive, robust and high-quality buying experience for musicians anywhere on the mobile web. With the Hello Music iPhone app, each day’s new Awesome Opportunities on music gear and musician services like studios, mastering and digital distribution will be delivered.
Full benefits of the Hello Music Mobile app include everything now available on the Hello Music’s recently updated platform, which includes tabbed departments for Gear, Services, Vintage and Accessories – covering every music need.
Gear: Purchase the best deals on guitars, basses, keyboards, amps, microphones, preamps and software.
Services: Book studio time, mix an album, hire a mastering engineer, save money on duplication and order new merchandise, all on the go.
Vintage: Access Hello Music’s newest channel, Hello Music Vintage, featuring a new lineup of vintage gear from a nationally renowned retailer bi-weekly. Browse and purchase vintage electric and acoustic guitars, basses, amps, drums and effects.
Accessories: On the road? Restock essentials like guitar strings, picks, tuners, cables, sticks, cases and more.
Account Management: Organize and manage all shipping and payment information no matter where you are, with a single tap, to keep the show on the road.
Currently, more than 120,000 individuals have signed up to access the opportunities once reserved exclusively for label-backed recording artists. Musicians and music enthusiasts new to Hello Music can register for membership as soon as they download the app – both are free.
“We know how fast moving and unpredictable the life of a musician can be – we’re musicians ourselves,” said Rick Camino, CEO of Hello Music. “Bringing the Hello Music opportunity marketplace to mobile enables us to bring success to even more musicians and better serve a highly mobile membership base.”
The Hello Music Mobile app for the iPhone is free to download, and available immediately in the iTunes App Store.
About Hello Music
Hello Music is the fastest growing centralized marketplace and opportunity platform for musicians. As passionate musician advocates, Hello Music democratizes access to opportunities that, until now, have only been reserved for a few top-tier artists. Hello Music works every day on behalf of musicians to negotiate the best deals anywhere on instruments, home recording gear, studio time, marketing and distribution, publishing, touring, and other music-related products and services. Founded in 2010, Hello Music is based out of Los Angeles, California and is a portfolio company of Elevator Labs. To sign up for Hello Music, please visit www.hellomusic.com.
About Elevator Labs
Elevator Labs brings ideas from vision to value. Beginning with new business concepts, the Elevator Labs team funds and builds those concepts into a fully functioning, revenue generating businesses. Founded in 2011, the Elevator Labs team is a diverse group of executives from the media and technology industries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Elevator Labs is a privately held company and is backed by KGC Capital. For the full Elevator Labs experience, please visit www.elevatorlabs.com.