BURLINGAME, CA (Hypebot) – Fostering the artist to fan connection is the current mantra and iPhone apps the preferred cutting edge delivery device. But to date only iLike has offered indie artists an affordable way to join the mobile party. Now the team behind MixMatchMusic are adding to the d.i.y. iPhone app toolbox with MobBase, a service that enables artist created custom iPhone apps. These affordable robust apps can share music, photos, videos, tweets, news, show info, merchandise and other content.
While in beta 22 artists and labels including Pepper, Everclear, Greg Laswell, Rebelution, Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, Easy Star All-Stars and The Blakes have launched MobBase applications. “The iPod put music in fans’ pockets. The MobBase iPhone app puts musicians in fans’ pockets, with the high value content that fuels the artist-fan connection,” said Charles Feinn, CEO and co-founder of MixMatchMusic, MobBase’s developer.
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Indie labels Controlled Substance Sound Labs, SMC Recordings, Welk Music Group, Vanguard Records, Sugar Hill Records, Red Bull Records, Sargent House, 429 Records and digital distributor IODA have each agreed to promote MobBase apps to their rosters.