LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2012) - Studio One Media, Inc. (OTCBB: SOMD) (OTCQB: SOMD), a leading edge entertainment & technology company, today announced that MyStudio® auditioners Carly Rose Sonenclar and Emblem3 are among the top 4 in The X Factor semi-finals. Thousands of auditions were conducted at MyStudio's for The X Factor in nineteen (19) cities across America this season. Seven (7) MyStudio HD Recording Studios were set up in malls and resorts located in Los Angeles, CA, Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, Nashville, TN, Honolulu, HI, Paramus, NJ and the New England area. The new Pepsi mobile MyStudio, which hit the road in conjunction with Pepsi's national taste test tour, provided singers access to an additional twelve (12) MyStudio X Factor audition cities. Auditions were also conducted via online submissions and open auditions in five cities.
The award-winning MyStudio is considered to be one of the most exciting and effective new technologies for identifying top talent. Offering unprecedented audio and video capabilities, MyStudio provides a platform for entertainers to fully showcase their talents with a quality not previously available to the general public. Through the use of proprietary leading-edge audio technologies, combined with Hollywood-style lighting on a green screen, MyStudio users may select from over 1,000 custom high definition backgrounds and several thousand licensed karaoke songs to significantly enhance their performances for professional or recreational use. MyStudio can be used for a host of exciting uses, including auditioning for reality television shows, creating their own original music videos, showcasing their modeling talents, and many other uses.
The X Factor semi-finalists Carly Rose Sonenclar and Emblem3 were discovered through MyStudio auditions through the "out of the box" thinking of Simon Cowell. Adding MyStudio to the audition process helped The X Factor reach even more talent than ever before in its search to find the best new solo artists and vocal groups in the country.
Last years The X Factor also featured several other MyStudio finalists including Drew Ryniewicz, who made it among the top 3 girl vocalists. Ryniewicz auditioned at the Phoenix, Arizona MyStudio facility. MyStudio also boasts a unique interactive website www.mystudio.net. MyStudio.net also partners with other TV shows that users can showcase their talent in. Visit the website to find out how to audition for these shows.
About MyStudio® HD Recording Studios
The award-winning MyStudio is a self-contained, state-of-the-art, audio/video recording studio that offers true professional recording studio-quality audio and HD broadcast-quality video with an ease, economy and convenience never before available. MyStudio eliminates the high cost, technological and logistical barriers inherent in the creation of high-quality online video content, thereby opening up a new world of opportunities for the creation of user-generated video content by amateurs and professionals alike. MyStudio can be used to create videos for music, modeling, comedy, dating, job resumes, auditions, personal messages and greetings. A recording session for up to five minutes costs only $20. Using Hollywood-style green screen technology, MyStudio users can choose from over 1,000 HD virtual backgrounds for their videos or they can upload their own custom backgrounds. In addition, MyStudio offers thousands of licensed karaoke tracks from Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing, and BMG Chrysalis, thereby allowing consumers to legally create music videos for public viewing online. Within minutes of recording, videos are automatically uploaded to the MyStudio.net website, which offers free member profile pages and video sharing in a social networking environment. At MyStudio.net, members can enter contests, receive free DVDs of their videos, download MP3 audio files and access embed codes. MyStudio, Inc. is owned and operated by Studio One Media, Inc. ("Studio One") (OTCBB: SOMD).
About Studio One Media, Inc.
Studio One Media, Inc. ("Studio One") is a diversified media and technology company with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Hollywood, California. Studio One is engaged in the research and development of proprietary, leading-edge audio and video technologies for professional and consumer use. Studio One subsidiaries and divisions include MyStudio, Inc., AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc. and MyStudio Music. Studio One has entered into licensing agreements with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing, BMG Chrysalis and strategic relationships with Mark Burnett Productions, RealtyWanted.com, Back Stage Casting and Simon Cowell's "The X Factor." For more information, go to www.mystudio.net.
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