SOURCE: Whotune


January 23, 2013 11:00 ET

Whotune Introduces Rockstar Rising Social Game at the NAMM Show (Booth E18)

Revolutionary Social Game Connects Independent Artists With Casual Gaming Audience

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 23, 2013) - Whotune, a revolutionary music discovery and distribution ecosystem is previewing its game, Rockstar Rising, during the NAMM Show January 24-27 at booth E18. Media will also be able to learn about the game in advance of the show on January 23rd from 10:00am-2:00pm during NAMM's Media Preview Day. Rockstar Rising is an iOS and Facebook game that connects the broad network of social gamers with music from Whotune's network of talented independent artists with plans to launch in the first quarter of this year.

"Rockstar Rising will give artists a creative new way to get discovered by new audiences," said Karl George, CEO of Whotune. "By connecting the diverse gaming audience to new music by Whotune's network of independent music artists, the game promotes music discovery while also revolutionizing how independent artists find and connect with their audience."

Rockstar Rising is a multi-level, multi-player game that helps users live out their fantasies of becoming a rockstar and gives players a fun peek at what it takes to be a music industry icon -- taking them from their parents' garage to the world stage. The game's music is powered by the independent artists of Whotune, the world's most innovative portal for music promotion and discovery.

Whotune works by packaging the best in promising new media channels including games, online radio, charts, contests and social channels to promote and share new independent artists. Whotune provides artists with a set of promotional tools uniquely qualified to help artists connect with new audiences and find new marketing and promotional opportunities. Rockstar Rising will provide the Whotune artists' network with a creative new medium for music discovery.

About Whotune
Whotune is a music discovery and promotion ecosystem, and a one-stop hub for the new music industry. Standing at the crossroads of Zynga, iTunes and Facebook, the network unites music discovery with innovative new media channels to help artists find new audiences and enable music discovery. Whotune's combination of social music network, artist development program and music gaming titles, gives independent music artists one stop access to a cutting-edge promotional ecosystem, and lets music and gaming fans discover and interact with artists in new and exciting ways.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Sharon Chai
    SocialRadius on behalf of Whotune
    (213) 290-1383
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