MY AUDIO BIO LAUNCHES ENHANCED MEDIA PLAYER
Family Force Five Introduced As First Featured Artist of 2010
Atlanta, Georgia – My Audio Bio, the first of its kind social media platform, allowing users to share personal stories and experiences as they relate to music, will launch an enhanced media player tomorrow, Thursday, January 21, 2010 at www.myaudiobio.com. Improving upon the previous player, the enhanced audio player will snap out as an existing player within the navigation, allowing for continuous play and track selection, as users navigate the site. Additionally, the player will display the album art from the selected track. Users can sign up for their own My Audio Bio profile and test out this enhanced feature at www.myaudiobio.com.
My Audio Bio will also be introducing its next featured artist, Atlanta based groove-masters Family Force Five. The customized band profile will be featured on the homepage through mid-February, detailing out the bands favorite albums and singles, as well as the stories behind four classic Family Force Five tracks. The band is also allowing users to stream their latest release, Keep the Party Alive e.p., previously only available as a Target exclusive.
The enhanced features on My Audio Bio, only two months after the initial launch, are in preparation for the iPhone and iPod Touch applications. Fully integrated with the site, users will be able assemble playlists on My Audio Bio that can be accessed on the devices via the branded app.
ABOUT MY AUDIO BIO
An online autobiographical catalogue of its users musical histories, My Audio Bio connects people from across the country by encouraging users to assemble playlists of stories to share with friends. Tapping into the idea of ‘music as a universal language,’ My Audio Bio has set out to inspire individual expression through musical tastes, experiences and emotions. Fully integrated with Facebook – users can share and tag friends to their playlists, stories, pictures, and videos. My Audio Bio also gives users the option to easily follow other music lovers’ profiles like Twitter and rate their favorite playlists and stories. Unlike other music based social media sites’ such as MySpace and Pure Volume, My Audio Bio operates as a platform for the individual verses a means to promote. Linked to Last.FM, songs will be recognized by the site and artwork imported for use in stories. For more information on MyAudioBio visit www.myaudiobio.com.
ABOUT FAMILY FORCE FIVE
Family Force FIve consists of brothers Solomon “Soul Glow Activatur” Olds, Jacob (aka “Crouton,” drums) and Joshua (aka “Phatty,” bass), as well as guitarist Derek “Chap Stique” Mount and keyboards/percussion Nathan “Nadaddy” Currin. Formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in the late 90′s; Family Force 5 is a genre defying band, often utilizing elements from hip-hop, alternative rock, punk, electronica and crunk within a single track. Their party-soaked, positive lyrics have been a band staple since its inception. Family Force Five’s latest release, Keep the Party Alive e.p., was a Target exclusive Halloween promotion offered as the band readies material for a third record slated for later in 2010.