(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Rock Ridge Music, an artist development company/label that launched last year, is taking part in a new and unique podcast series on live365.com called “Live365 SPOTcast.” A series of weekly podcasts will be released this summer, with each week focusing on a different independent label and hosted by the award-winning programmer of BAGel Radio, Ted Leibowitz . Rock Ridge Music’s featured SPOTcast debuted on June 17 and includes tracks and interviews from label artists and clients. Listeners can download or subscribe to the XML at: www.live365.com. Live365.com is the world’s largest Internet radio community, with thousands of stations and three million listeners a month.
The initial podcast series focuses on independent alternative and indie rock and highlights new digital labels and forward-thinking established independent record labels. Rock Ridge has put together a varied and stellar podcast which features: Sinch (“All That’s Left Behind” and interview), Sister Hazel (“World Inside My Head”), Stroke 9 (“Set You Free” and interview) and Love.45 (“Don’t Ask Me” and interview). "Rock Ridge Music is excited to participate in this incredible SPOTcast series,” says Jason Spiewak, who directs Rock Ridge’s A&R and New Media endeavors. “The program offers great content delivered on demand, and is a huge opportunity for our artists to showcase their music."
Launched last summer, Rock Ridge Music offers its artists a label, artist management (if needed), national distribution, and a place to develop and maintain a solid career in the music business. Rock Ridge Music can be found online at www.rockridgemusic.com. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen