It’s done – we launched the rVibe beta today! Lots of hard work from an awesome team – and a really great piece of software!
Here is the link to and the text from the press release:
Press Release: rVibe launches private beta Bethlehem, PA – October 1, 2007: rVibe, a new online music download service, announced today the beta launch of its software. rVibe’s unique model allows for the legal peer-to-peer exchange of music. Members can purchase and download music from their friends, make money for recommendations, and give their rewards to charity. According to Dr. Braydon Johnson-McCormick, founder and Managing Director of rVibe, “rVibe’s goal is simple, to create value for our members, our artists, and our advertisers. We want everyone who touches rVibe to have a great experience finding, sharing, and buying music.” Currently, rVibe offers over 1 million tracks in high quality DRM free 320 kbps MP3 files, and its catalog continues to grow quickly. Tracks are $.99 to download and $.03 to stream. Users may also stream millions of tracks in a radio format from their friends and groups. rVibe is an installable, desktop application available free for Windows.