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  1. IODA, IMMF Sign Distro Deal

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT IODA and the International Music Managers Forum have linked for a worldwide digital distribution partnership. Through the deal IODA will handle all licensing, encoding, delivery, and accounting for IMMF. Members of the IMMF/MMF can use IODA's ...

  2. Burnside Links With Bomb Hip-Hop Records

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Burnside Distribution and San Francisco-based Bomb Hip-Hop Records signed an exclusive worldwide distribution deal. Burnside will handle the label's physical distribution needs, and IODA will serve as their digital distributor. Bomb is best k ...

  3. IODA Names Kartzman To Client Services Team

    April 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ted Kartzman has been named VP of client services at indie digital distribution service IODA. Kartzman joins IODA from Rhapsody, the digital music service of RealNetworks, where he was director of independent labels business responsible for managi ...

  4. IODA Expands Distro Roster

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Digital distribution company IODA has struck deals with seven new independent distributors. The American companies now distributing through IODA include Darla, Rev Distribution, and Malaco. European signings include German distributor Tesco, as we ...

  5. Labels, Aggregators Back PlayNow

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mobile music is making a big noise at the MIDEM conference in Cannes this week. Device manufacturer Sony Ericsson so far has made the biggest splash with a major expansion of its PlayNow initiative to include more than 5 million tracks. The increa ...

  6. RoyaltyShare Launches New Distro Service

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST RoyaltyShare introduced a Web-based digital music distribution and management service at MIDEM designed to compete with digital distributors like The Orchard and IODA. The system is targeted at smaller independent record labels and DIY artists loo ...

  7. IODA To Indies: Don't Sign With Digital Services

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST In a letter to its members, IODA is asking indie record labels not sign deals with free on-demand music streaming services like Imeem and Lala until the organization has time to negotiate better royalty rates on their behalf. IODA has been in talk ...

  8. IODA, Spectre Launch Joint Service

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital distribution service IODA and independent radio promotion firm Spectre have partnered for a joint service, Spectre Digital. The offering will provide artists who work with Spectre the ability to digitally service their tracks to radio, as ...

  9. IODA Unveils Aussie Office During Indie Summit

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT San Francisco-based digital distribution, marketing and technology company Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) will open an office in Sydney on Oct. 15. Its managing director will be Nathan McLay, head of digital at Inertia Distributio ...

  10. Slacker Inks Deals With Majors, Indies

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Slacker personal radio service has struck licensing deals with EMI Music, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, adding their catalog to an existing deal with Sony BMG. The company also added several indie label deals, including Beggars Gro ...

  11. Digital Briefs: MyStrands, SpiralFrog, IODA, Groove Mobile

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Music recommendation app MyStrands introduced a free, personalized Internet music TV application called MyStrands TV. The service allows users to create customized video channels around specific artists or genres, and share that channel with fri ...

  12. Merlin Spells Out New Board

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Merlin, the new rights body for the global independent record sector, has formally launched after naming the 15 members of its inaugural board. It has now been fully incorporated as a commercial organization that will be non-profit and member-owne ...

  13. IODA Expands Reach

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT IODA is expanding into the video and film market. The indie music digital distributor says it will add independent film content to such online video outlets as Netflix, RealNetworks and EZTakes, as well as mobile content providers like Amp'd, ...

  14. Canadian Wireless Operator Preps Download Service

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Canadian wireless operator MTS Allstream is launching a full-song music download service with technology provider Groove Mobile, the same company behind the Sprint Music Store. The Allstream service includes the IODA Free Track Chart, which offers ...

  15. IODA, MultiMusic Expand Reach Via Partnership

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) and Mexican indie licensor MultiMusic have inked a reciprocal deal to make each other's content available on digital and mobile platforms. Under the partnership, revealed at the Latin Altern ...

  16. Sony BMG Strikes Deal With Last.fm

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the third major label to sign an international content deal with Last.fm, the U.K.-based online music-recommendation service. Sony BMG joins EMI Music Group and Warner Music Group that are allowing recording ...

  17. Wind-Up Licenses Catalog To Verizon

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records has licensed its entire catalog to the Verizon Wireless V Cast Music service. The V Cast full-song download service to date has struck deals with the four major labels and digital aggregators of independent music like IODA and The ...

  18. Music Widget Firm Sonific Launches Syndication Program

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music widget firm Sonific has introduced a program to syndicate its software to all artists and labels. The company has existing deals with such labels and distributors as IODA, V2 Records and Nettwerk Music Group. The syndication program, called ...

  19. IODA, iMagine Forge Partnership

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hong Kong-based music production/distribution company iMagine has signed a deal whereby it will distribute San Francisco-based Independent Online Distribution Alliance's one million-track catalog to retailers and "promotional partners&qu ...

  20. Digital Distribution Bright Spot For Latin Acts

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though digital distribution has proven to be a boon for unsigned and indie artists, panelists at the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami revealed it's not merely a shortcut around the label system. Nielsen SoundScan figures presented by ...

  21. Viacom Pursuing Last.FM?

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rumors have emerged that Viacom -- having missed out on acquiring both MySpace and YouTube -- is now pursuing the music-based social network Last.FM to expand its online and social networking footprint. According to a post in Dealbreaker.com , Via ...

  22. Last.fm, IODA Pact

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last.fm has expanded its content partnerships with record labels through a deal with IODA. Under the agreement, IODA will license its full catalog of more than 800,000 tracks to Last.fm's customized radio service, a key part of the music soci ...

  23. Goombah Launches Radio Service

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music recommendation service Goombah has launched a new streaming radio service called Radio Free Goombah. The new service allows users to download and keep free music from a catalog of select tracks, generally organized into a variety of set play ...

  24. Point-Based Music Service Launches

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Another digital music service has entered the game, with NT Media launching an a la cart music download offering. The company has quietly struck deals with all the major record labels, as well as the larger independent digital music aggregators su ...

  25. IODA Teams With Canadian Public Broadcasting

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST IODA has struck a deal with CBC Records, the label arm of Canada's national public broadcasting network, to distribute its content in all markets outside of Canada. The deal includes distribution to all of IODA's network of 300 digital r ...

  26. IODA Links With Music Discovery Program

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST IODA and Soundflavor DJ have signed a licensing deal that brings IODA's Promonet free music library to the digital music discovery system. Those using the Soundflavor DJ service will receive recommendations of new music based on their listeni ...

  27. IODA Finalizes Uploader Buy

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST San Francisco-based digital technology firm Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has completed the acquisition of London-based digital music distributor Uploader. The newly-formed firm, IODA U.K, will handle all of Uploader's busin ...

  28. V2, Quibus Forge Content Pact

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST London-based independent label V2 Music has struck a deal to license its works for streaming and downloading on Quibus' peer-to-peer music promotion platform. Malmö, Sweden-based Quibus' service is free to the user, and revenues are gene ...

  29. IODA Taps Weitzner For Biz Role

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec had been with AAIM. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has named Rob Weitzner its VP of business development. Weitzner is taking over for the business responsibilities from VP of marketing Tim Mitchell, who will now focus exc ...

  30. IODA Taps Weitzner For Biz Role

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Weitzner was formerly with AAIM. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has named Rob Weitzner its VP of business development. Weitzner is taking over for the business responsibilities from VP of marketing Tim Mitchell, who will now f ...

  31. Wippit Inks Deals, Grabs 2.4 Million New Tracks

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Signs agreements with five digital content providers. Wippit, the U.K. digital download music and entertainment service, will unveil new agreements with five major digital music content providers tomorrow (Oct. 3), Billboard.Biz has learned. The a ...

  32. IODA To Buy Uploader

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT San Francisco-based digital technology firm Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) said today (Sept. 20) that it has signed a "Letter of Intent" to acquire pan-European digital music distribu San Francisco-based digital technolo ...

  33. IODA Boosts Latin Content

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Digital distro adds six Latin labels. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has struck a number of digital deals to expand its reach in the Latin market. The San Francisco-based company announced agreements with six Latin labels, a L ...

  34. Verizon Wireless Expands Offering

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and IODA. Verizon Wireless today expanded the number of tracks available via its new VCast Music full-song download service through newly announced partnerships with CD Baby, Digital Rights Agency and the ...

  35. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. News ...

  36. Koch Expands Digital Reach

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pacts with IODA, RoyaltyShare. Independent music distributor Koch Entertainment Distribution has extended its reach through separate partnerships with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance and RoyaltyShare. The company also converted more t ...

  37. IODA Strikes Japan Distribution Pacts

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST San Francisco-based Independent Online Distribution Alliance has secured worldwide rights to digitally distribute content from several leading independent Japanese labels and distributors, including D San Francisco-based Independent Online Distrib ...

  38. IODA Strikes Japan Distribution Pacts

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST San Francisco-based Independent Online Distribution Alliance has secured worldwide rights to digitally distribute content from several leading independent Japanese labels and distributors, including D San Francisco-based Independent Online Distrib ...

  39. IODA On Board With PassAlong

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alliance represents more than 750 labels. The latest supporter of PassAlong Networks is the Internet Online Distribution Alliance (IODA), which has agreed to make its catalog available to any digital music service using the p2pRevolution software ...

  40. IODA Inks Deal With China Record Corp.

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gives global access to state-owned repertoire. San Francisco-based Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) has signed a deal giving the exclusive right to digitally distribute worldwide the repertoire of state-owned music company China Rec ...

  41. IODA Service To Push Podcast, Blog Promotion

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Partners include Amazon.com, Emusic, Live365. The Independent Online Distribution Alliance is launching a new service to feed indie label content to bloggers and podcasters, as well as larger music portals. The promotional distribution network is ...

  42. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. NEW YORK -- Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent la ...

  43. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and dis ...

  44. Ecast Jukeboxes To Carry IODA Content

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Indie acts to be promoted with on-screen ads. Ecast has inked a deal to distribute songs from Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA), a digital aggregator and distributor of independent-label content, through its Internet-enabled pay-for- ...

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