IndieMV is a huge Indie Music Community. It is also a huge social networking site for all music lovers out there. They are located in Canada but have already appealed to other parts of the world such as the United States and part of Europe. Their motto is “IndieMV – Music+People” which is pretty cool and simple to understand. They put People and their love of Music in one place. Well now IndieMV has teamed with UNICEF Canada in the fight against AIDS. Well if you live in Canada this could be your lucky day because you can enter a contest they are having and get the chance to win a lot of great prizes.
If you are interested in the contest details you can read the press release I have attached below. But I will summarize it for you a bit. You just express your views on HIV and AIDS in the form of music and video. If you know how to sing and you know someone that has some expert knowledge in making some cool video, you both can enter and end up getting a chance to go to Montreal. You can also win iPods, Wii’s, Best Buy gift certificates, and a ton of other prizes. They will also be hosting a Concert featuring artists such as Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan, Corneille, Angelique Kidjo and a few others. This all happens November 28th in Montreal. So if you want to express your views, check their site for more information and read the press release below.
IndieMV.com Launches and Partners With UNICEF for Upcoming, Star-Studded, ‘Unite Against AIDS’ Benefit Concert
Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Others to Perform at UNICEF AIDS Benefit Concert as IndieMV Provides Music-Video Based Contests to Promote Awareness
NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IndieMV Media Group announced today the official launch of the Company’s web site www.IndieMV.com and shared details about their recent partnership with UNICEF to provide music-video based contests surrounding the upcoming “Unite Against AIDS” benefit concert on November 28, 2007.
IndieMV.com, is a video-based website that has been designed to connect independent music artists, fans, and labels through social networking. The website is not only a video marketplace for musicians but also a social networking service for students, music lovers, and users that simply want to connect. Services to users are based around networking tools such as video blogging (or ‘vlogging’), private web-cam messaging, photo sharing, as well as access to music videos, interviews, and much more. Services to musicians include digital distribution with revenue share on video downloads along with access to all user-based features.
IndieMV also offers users a new technology called ‘Sliders’. Sliders are an advanced tagging system that allows users to easily search content on a more personalized level. It is a filtering system that each user can customize to their personal interests and preferences.
Concurrent with the website launch, the Company is also pleased to announce their new relationship with UNICEF surrounding music-video based contests that have been organized to help promote their upcoming “Unite Against AIDS” benefit concert in Montreal, Canada on November 28, 2007, as well as promote independent music while spreading awareness for the “Unite For Children, Unite Against AIDS” campaign. IndieMV will be hosting a music-video contest in conjunction with UNICEF. It has been designed to give youth the opportunity to share their impressions and thoughts on issues regarding AIDS and its effect on the world. UNICEF will provide audio tracks and visual footage, and IndieMV will provide the platform for uploading, viewing, and voting for the music videos. Over the next couple of months, the Company’s campus development efforts will carry the UNICEF message and encourage thousands to support the campaign and to build their scene on IndieMV.com.
Confirmed feature performers already include headliner Avril Lavigne, Grammy Award winner Sarah McLachlan, Corneille, Marie-Mai, Angelique Kidjo, and DJ Dino Lenny, as well as the winner of the IndieMV “Unite” band contest. Net proceeds from the concert will benefit UNICEF’s international ‘Unite For Children, Unite Against AIDS’ campaign, which is the largest ever mounted to bring the world’s attention to the global impact of HIV and AIDS on children and young people. Please visit www.IndieMV.com for more details surrounding the contests and concert.