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Naxos and Ripstyles

March 02, 2010 17:57 ET

Naxos and Ripstyles Form a Nice Sounding Partnership

NASHVILLE, TN and TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  Conversion of CDs, cassettes and LPs to digital formats just got easier, thanks to the newly-minted partnership between Ripstyles LLC (, a media conversion company, and Naxos (, the world's leading classical music label.

Music-lovers who are looking for a hassle-free solution to digitize their personal music and media collections now have the option to save hundreds of hours by using the services at With pristine album art and metadata, Ripstyles, a division of Grigorian Group, digitizes personal content by ripping and transferring digital files to a hard drive or media storage device. A variety of formats are offered that specifically cater to the discerning needs of the classical music listener. 

Customers can also choose to augment their collections by selecting from a variety of music packages offered by Naxos. Jonathan Kressaty, CEO of Ripstyles, states, "Along with conversion services, we are thrilled to introduce listeners to exclusive hand picked Naxos music collections. Pre-loaded for customers and offered in both digital and physical formats, these collections can be delivered on hard drives, music servers, and MP3 players."

As long-time music collectors with large collections look for simple options to bring their content into the digital age, this service provides a solution. Jim Selby, Naxos CEO, commented, "Naxos of America is delighted to work with Ripstyles, and we believe the Naxos Media Conversion and Music Collections store is a valued natural extension of our company's aggressive push into the digital media arena."

Founded in 1987 on the idea of offering a wide range of well-played and recorded music at a consumer-friendly price, Naxos has since risen to be the world's leading classical music label. Founded by classical music enthusiast Klaus Heymann, the label's strategy of recording exciting new repertoire with exceptional talent has allowed Naxos to develop one of the largest catalogs of unduplicated recordings in the industry, amounting to almost 4,000 titles.

Ripstyles is a privately held company with offices in Phoenix, San Diego, and Toronto, Canada. Ripstyles specializes in end-to-end, customized music and digital media conversion services, consumer and professional media storage solutions, and consumer and commercial entertainment delivery. Ripstyles is an outgrowth of the Grigorian Group, established in 1980 (

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