Below is some information on a very intriguing music startup company called YAWMA (launch date of 4/2/10). It sounds like something that can be beneficial to independent artists and I would recommend that if you are, you take a look at the site’s listed below. Here’s some information from their Facebook page:
YAWMA is a Portland, Oregon based technology startup here to introduce an innovative new way for users to discover and share music, games and apps from independent artists and producers from around the World. Instead of getting lost in the over-saturated world of iTunes, indie artists & bands of all genres can find their fan base through YAWMA and reap the benefits of viral marketing within an ever growing social network. Founded by an experienced tech entrepreneur and run by a team of professionals with roots in the independent music and game scene, we are a small company with a revolutionary idea.
1.Create a new, more expansive distribution system for Indie artists and developers through YAWMA’s patent pending technology;
2. Provide users with highly personalized social discovery to make it easier to find and share new downloads;
3. Generate crazy-ass (soon to be disclosed) opportunities for one and all!