New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Franchise Record Pool - the global leader in connecting DJs with the newest music, founded by the legendary Funkmaster Flex - unveils a DJ-oriented software suite designed to change the way DJs discover and break the hottest new music, while interacting directly with their fans.
The new desktop application SPINS (an acronym for: Synchronization & Publication For The Industry
Network System) and its accompanying mobile app FRP Live, is designed to solve multiple problems facing the DJ in the digital age, all while working seamlessly with the current standard in DJ software, Serato DJ and Serato Scratch Live. SPINS will allow DJs to:
Interact with fans in real time and take requests digitally, without clicking out of their usual DJ software.
Download listener requests in real time from FRP's database straight to their digital crates, all while DJing.
Download new tracks to their PC while on the go, using the accompanying mobile app FRP Live.
FRP's announcement comes at a time when Apple (the world's leading supplier of digital music via Apple Music/iTunes) has hinted it may soon phase out digital downloads entirely, leaving DJs - and other music connoisseurs who cannot afford to trust their precious musical collection to the cloud - seeking new and reliable sources for digital music. SPINS meets this need with a system that not only delivers music in the format DJs need, but at the exact moment they need it.
Using a compact and semi-transparent interface that floats unobtrusively above their preferred DJ software, SPINS is designed to eliminate every DJ's least favorite part of the live experience; interrupting their musical flow to deal with fan requests - or even worse, facing a disappointed crowd because they don't have the brand new track everyone is waiting to hear. SPINs puts DJs in a live virtual chat room with fans who want to share feedback and requests digitally, going from song request to download with a single click.
Franchise Record Pool is the best source of new music for DJs and the most effective tool for labels and artists to promote their music. FRP is a constantly evolving music service that provides DJs with a one stop source for new and pre-released music, designed to deliver fast and efficiently the music you want, replacing conventional formats like CDs, with today's fastest delivery technology. Founded by one of Hip Hop's biggest DJs, Funkmaster Flex and long time friend Mike "Mr. Excitement" Jacob, Franchise Record Pool has continued to evolved over the years since it's conception in 1996. It's core mission, however, remains the same; FRP is dedicated to providing music to DJs on a timely basis, allowing them to be one step ahead of the competition, while at the same time providing record labels with the promotions and feedback of their music from the professionals that matters the most: The DJs.