NEW YORK, NY. (Top40 Charts/ SpiralFrog) - SpiralFrog, a free ad-supported online music service, and IODA, a leader in digital music distribution and marketing, today announced a licensing agreement to make IODA's catalog available on SpiralFrog.
SpiralFrog is an online music and entertainment destination that combines music discovery tools with free and legal downloading of audio and video files. SpiralFrog shares its advertising revenue with music owners, creating a new revenue source for music owners and a viable solution against piracy.
IODA represents a rapidly expanding roster of close to 1,000,000 tracks from thousands of independent labels around the globe. The IODA catalog ranges from established classics to modern up-and-comers in all genres, including favorites such as Animal Collective, Fall Out Boy, London Symphony Orchestra, Mac Dre, Blackalicious, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Jimi Hendrix, Broken Social Scene, Cat Power, Aventura, Jamie Cullum, Heartland, Willie Nelson, Seu Jorge and Ravi Shankar.
'It is our mission to attract young people away from illicit file sharing networks by having a superior user experience, and a very extensive catalog of digital music,' said Joe Mohen, SpiralFrog's chairman and founder. 'IODA has a gigantic catalog with many high quality artists.'
'With this new partnership IODA can provide our labels and artists with an innovative opportunity to monetize their content,' said IODA founder and CEO Kevin Arnold. 'SpiralFrog offers a creative new medium and a market driven solution to digital piracy.'