"RCRDLBL's promotion at SXSW is a fantastic example of how the Foursquare platform can be used to connect music fans to their favorite artists and increase engagement at festivals and concerts," said Jonathan Crowley, Director of Biz Dev, Foursquare
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2011
RCRDLBL, the premiere source for the hottest, free, legal music downloads, presents, in partnership with Foursquare, the ultimate mobile guide for the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX.
Fans who follow RCRDLBL’s Foursquare brand page (http://www.foursquare.com/RCRDLBL) and check into RCRDLBL’s key SXSW venues will receive information about the shows as well as free music downloads from select artists performing at each event.
"I am very excited about RCRDLBL's partnership with Foursquare, as it allows us to deliver the hottest free music downloads in a fresh format,” said Josh Deutsch, RCRDLBL Chairman. “It offers a new and unique way for consumers to discover music via a location-based social experience.”
That list includes music from established artists like Moby and exciting, on the rise artists, such as MNDR, Black Lips, Shit Robot and The Knux.
"RCRDLBL's promotion at SXSW is a fantastic example of how the Foursquare platform can be used to connect music fans to their favorite artists and increase engagement at festivals and concerts," said Jonathan Crowley, Director of Business Development for Foursquare.
Foursquare users who check-in to at least five RCRDLBL-approved venues from March 16-20 will automatically be entered to win a new iPad 2!
Approved venues include:
Emo's, Maggie Mae's, Beauty Bar, Elysium, Club Deville, Parish, Antone's,
Buffalo Billiards, Stubb's, Pure Volume House, and the Austin Convention Center.
For the full list of approved venues, go to bit.ly/SXSWRCRD
RCRDLBL, the leading online music discovery platform, delivers a daily dose of cutting-edge, carefully selected free downloads directly to passionate music fans. The taste-making RCRDLBL editorial team has licensed a catalog of over 50,000 free songs from artists including Vampire Weekend, Kanye West, Santigold, Passion Pit, Miike Snow, Kid Cudi, Moby, MGMT and thousands more. RCRDLBL is a trusted voice and an essential source for free, legal music downloads for young, highly engaged trendsetters and early adopters. Over one million songs are downloaded from RCRDLBL every month across web, email, social and mobile platforms.
Foursquare is a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. By “checking in” via a smartphone app or SMS, users share their location with friends while collecting points and virtual badges. Foursquare guides real-world experiences by allowing users to bookmark information about venues that they want to visit and surfacing relevant suggestions about nearby venues. Merchants and brands leverage the foursquare platform by utilizing a wide set of tools to obtain, engage, and retain customers and audiences.