INGROOVES RECEIVES INVESTMENT FROM SHAMROCK CAPITAL GROWTH FUND II: Company Also Extends Distribution Relationship With Universal Music Group(UMG)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA…October 13, 2010- INgrooves, a global provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the audio, video & publishing communities via its ONE Digital platform, today announced that Shamrock Capital Growth Fund II (“Shamrock”), a leading private equity fund focused on media, entertainment and communications investing, has completed a significant growth capital investment in INgrooves. Financial terms were not disclosed.

This capital injection will allow INgrooves to expand into ancillary media verticals such as eBooks and make strategic acquisitions in the digital music industry. With the closing of the Shamrock investment, both Shamrock and UMG will be minority shareholders in the Company.

In addition, INgrooves also announced that it has extended the term of its distribution agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, for the the digital delivery of UMG’s North American catalogue to online and mobile retailers within that territory. UMG has been utilizing the ONE Digital platform to manage the distribution of some of its content since making a strategic investment in INgrooves in March 2008.

“Our new partnership with Shamrock will give us the financial flexibility to increase the functionality of the ONE Digital platform and make strategic acquisitions to expand our global footprint,” stated Robb McDaniels, Founder & CEO of INgrooves. “Moreover, we are honored by UMG’s continued validation of, and belief in, the ONE Digital platform. UMG’s knowledge and repertoire make us a better company and we are thrilled that our overall relationship has continued to flourish.”

“As more content is consumed digitally, INgrooves solves a critical need for content owners to market, promote and manage the distribution of their content economically and efficiently,” said Michael LaSalle, Vice President at Shamrock. “We believe that INgrooves has a strong management team, best-in-class technology and world-class client base. We are excited to partner with the INgrooves team to expand their footprint in music, publishing and video.”

Brian Stengel, Managing Director and Group Head of the Digital Media Practice at Waller Capital Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to INgrooves.

About INgrooves
INgrooves is a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the global music, video and book publishing communities via its ONE Digital platform. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific audio and video releases or catalogues. INscribe Digital, recently launched in July 2010, provides publishers large and small with an easy and transparent system to manage their digital business. For more information, visit www.INgrooves.com

About Shamrock Capital Growth Fund
Founded as the Disney-family investment vehicle thirty years ago, Shamrock Capital Growth Fund is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm investing on behalf of a diversified group of institutional limited partners focused solely on the media, entertainment, and communications industries. Shamrock makes both control and minority investments. Shamrock’s representative investments include RealD, MediaStorm, PRN, Harlem Globetrotters and Publishing Group of America. www.shamrock.com

About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the world’s leading music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 77 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, the industry’s leading global music publishing operation.

Universal Music Group’s record labels include A&M/Octone, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Polydor Records, Show Dog – Universal Music, Universal Motown Republic Group, Universal Music Latino and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world’s most popular artists and their recordings. UMG’s catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, its new media and technologies division; Bravado, its merchandising company; and Twenty-First Artists, its full service management division.

Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and communications company.

About Waller Capital Partners
Waller Capital Partners is a leading Investment Bank focused on the technology, media and telecommunications industries. Founded in 1982, the firm delivers unbiased, strategic advice and execution capabilities on mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, private financings, asset swaps and valuations. The Firm does not engage in the underwriting or trading of public securities, which allows it to provide independent advice, free from the conflicts of interest within larger banks.

Media Contact:
Liz Angelucci Beggs
liz@ingrooves.com
415 489 7036

INGROOVES TAKES BUSH CATALOG INTERNATIONAL: Kirtland Records Utilizes the ONE Digital Platform to Deliver Seminal Rock Band BUSH’s Digital Collection to the Masses


8/10/10

INgrooves TAKES BUSH CATALOG INTERNATIONAL:

SAN FRANCISCO, August 10, 2010- INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the global music & video community via its ONE Digital platform, has announced today that they have delivered the Bush music catalog to their broad network of retailers internationally, and this is the first time in the band’s history that most of the Bush titles are available for digital sale outside of North America. The announcement was made by Dave Zierler, EVP & General Manager, INgrooves.

Bush’s stable of songs are part of the Kirtland Records catalog. Led by front man Gavin Rossdale, Bush has historically sold over 10 million units, with albums like Razorblade Suitcase, Sixteen Stone, The Science of Things, Zen X Four and Deconstructed. Songs in the collection include American smash hits “Everything Zen,” “Comedown,” “Machinehead,” “Glycerine,” “Swallowed,” “Mouth” and more. INgrooves has delivered the content to their extensive network of global retailers via the ONE Digital enterprise software platform. Additionally, Bush is set to release their new album “Everything Always Now,” the band’s first collective effort in 9 years, this October.

Mr. Zierler commented, “Bush is a remarkable rock band with an impressive catalog, and INgrooves is proud to provide Kirtland a worldwide network of retail options, so consumers everywhere have access to Bush’s music.”

Additional new Kirtland releases coming through INgrooves include Bob Schneider “Lovely Creatures,” Sarah Jaffe “Suburban Nature,” Smile Smile “Truth on Tape,” and Toadies “Feeler.”

About INgrooves
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, visit www.ingrooves.com

INSCRIBE DIGITAL LAUNCHES EBOOK WHOLESALE DELIVERY PLATFORM FOR PUBLISHERS: INgrooves Parent, Isolation Network, Inc. Announces Name of New Business Unit and Initial Content and Retail Partners

INscribe DIGITAL LAUNCHES EBOOK WHOLESALE DELIVERY PLATFORM FOR PUBLISHERS

8/20/10

INscribe DIGITAL LAUNCHES EBOOK WHOLESALE DELIVERY PLATFORM FOR PUBLISHERS:

INgrooves Parent, Isolation Network, Inc. Announces Name of New Business Unit and Initial Content and Retail Partners.

SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK CITY- July 7th, 2010- Isolation Network, Inc., parent company to INgrooves (a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the global music & video community via its ONE Digital platform), officially announced the name of their new digital publishing division, INscribe Digital. INscribe Digital has inked deals with all major domestic eBook retailers and is now set up to deliver digital eBook content worldwide for a number of independent publishing companies and authors via its ONE Digital platform. The announcement was made today by Founder & CEO, Robb McDaniels.

INscribe Digital provides global digital distribution, content conversion and optimization services to large and small publishers. INscribe Digital’s retail network is quickly expanding; they are an approved delivery partner of Apple and have deals with Amazon, Sony, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. Content deals have also been consummated with several independent publishers and authors such as Gaby Press, Postgraduate Medicine, 80/20 Publishing and RLR Associates. Currently, the INscribe Digital catalog covers multiple genres including education, children’s, thriller, fiction, nonfiction, memoir and young adult.

“The ability to leverage our experience in the digital music and video market and provide similar distribution and asset management services to the publishing industry is a natural extension for the ONE Digital software platform”, said Mr. McDaniels “We are launching this new division with a fantastic group of retail and content partners and we look forward to accelerating this growth over the coming months.”

About INscribe Digital
Parent company Isolation Network, Inc., INscribe Digital provides publishers large and small with an easy and transparent system to manage their digital business, via the ONE Digital platform. ONE Digital currently handles 22 unique asset types including all music and video product types, images, mobile personalization products, and now a variety of publishing products. INscribe Digital offers global digital distribution, conversion, optimization services and delivery to any eReading device, application and online store, while keeping control in the hands of the content owner. For more information, visit www.INscribeDigital.com

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Liz Angelucci
liz@ingrooves.com
415-489-7036

INGROOVES CONTINUES INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION WITH UK INDIES: Leading UK Based Label Groups Select the ONE Digital Platform for Global Digital Distribution

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2010- INgrooves,  continues its rapid international expansion through newly inked distribution deals with a number of UK based label groups. The recent additions to INgrooves’ growing roster of international labels include San City High, Upside Records, Genepool, Prime Direct Distribution and Groove Groove Melody. Each of these deals give the labels access to the extensive ONE Digital global retail network. The announcement was made today by Dave Zierler, EVP & GM, INgrooves and Alex Branson, VP & Managing Director, INgrooves International.

The UK based music companies will receive the best digital distribution service available to over 100 countries, and in some cases, digital delivery to the USA for the first time. Each catalog features content from chart-topping artists including San City High’s Hot Pink Delorean, The Squatters, Kissy Sell Out, and Upside’s Boy George, Rick Astley and Clea. Genepool is home to Eighties Matchbox, Clint Mansell and Dogs, while past clients include N-Dubz and Chipmunk. Prime Direct Distribution’s roster includes Trippin Records (Peven Everett), Artizan Music (Demarkus Lewis / Poussez) and Delecto Recordings (Christian Alvarez / Stonebridge / Olav Basoski) and Groove Groove Melody features Black Box and more.

The announcement is made on the heels of the recent addition of Vagrant Records and Kirtland Records for international distribution, and illustrates INgrooves’s rapidly expanding international and domestic business. Vagrant Records is an independent record label founded in 1996 in Santa Monica, California and currently represents The Hold Steady, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, School of Seven Bells, Stars, Pete Yorn, Murder By Death, J Roddy Ralston and The Business, EELS and City and Colour. Kirtland Records, located in Dallas and Los Angeles, features Bush, Toadies, Bob Schneider, Sarah Jaffe and Smile Smile.

“We are looking forward to working releases with all of our newest content partners and extending their consumer reach around the world,” says Mr. Zierler “Each of their catalogs feature some extraordinary artists, and we’ve got a number of excellent titles lined up for the remainder of 2010.”

About INgrooves
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, visit www.ingrooves.com

INGROOVES DELIVERING FRONTLINE CONTENT TO VEVO: ONE Digital Platform Bringing Indie Videos to Top-Rated Entertainment Website

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2010 –INgrooves announced today that its frontline music videos are now live on VEVO, the web’s leading premium music video and entertainment service. INgrooves joins majors Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Music in distributing and providing music fans with professionally-created, high-quality video programming to VEVO. The announcement was made today by Robb McDaniels, Founder and CEO, INgrooves.

As a result of the partnership, music fans are now able to view professionally-created videos from the INgrooves diverse roster of distributed labels like Metal Blade (Cannibal Corpse, Job For A Cowboy, As I Lay Dying) and soon to follow, ESL Music (Thievery Corporation), VP Records (Shaggy) and Sargent House (Good Old War). The initial launch roster also includes videos from The Ettes, The Crystal Method, Emii, Gyptian, Cazwell, Tila Tequila, Tracy Lawrence, The Foreign Exchange, and more. The INgrooves video catalog spans all genres including Alternative, Hip Hop, Rock, Punk, Electronic, Latin and Reggae. VEVO is set to feature the new Cary Brothers video premiere, “Ghost Town”, available June 22, 2010. Also set to release on the 22nd, is Xzibit’s “Hurt Locker”, a follow up to his “Phenom” video which is live on VEVO now.

“At INgrooves we continue to seek opportunities to better serve our artists and labels,” commented Mr. McDaniels. “We’ve utilized our proprietary, cutting-edge technology to deliver our music video content to VEVO and couldn’t be happier to lead our labels onto one of the most viewed entertainment websites on the web.”

“We’re thrilled to welcome INgrooves’ thriving roster of artists to VEVO,” said Rio Caraeff, President and CEO, VEVO. “A digital distribution leader, INgrooves adds depth and breadth to VEVO’s music programming, thereby enhancing the fan experience across our entire network.”

About INgrooves
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, visit www.ingrooves.com

About VEVO
VEVO is the web’s number one premium music video and entertainment service with over 1.1 billion worldwide streams and more than 60 million unique visitors in the U.S. and Canada each month. VEVO’s programming is made available across the VEVO Network, which includes VEVO.com (the service’s marquee destination site), on YouTube through a VEVO-branded channel, and through a VEVO-branded embedded player. The service also serves as a syndication platform for additional internet destination sites, including AOL and CBS Interactive Music Group’s networks, expanding the reach of the VEVO Network across the worldwide web. VEVO was created in partnership by Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and the Abu Dhabi Media Company. It is operated independently by a dedicated management team with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit and San Francisco.
Explore VEVO at vevo.com. Journalists/Bloggers can stay updated on VEVO news at twitter.com/VEVO_Media.

INGROOVES ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF THE INGROOVES MARKETPLACE

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2010- INgrooves is proud to announce the launch of the INgrooves Marketplace, available exclusively to INgrooves clients via their ONE Digital Console. Clients accessing the Marketplace will receive preferred rates and service from pre-approved vendors that provide various marketing, administrative and strategic tools. INgrooves clients will be able to access these vendor relationships via the Console and use the newest in API technology to streamline the signup and management process. The announcement was made today by Robb McDaniels, Founder & CEO of INgrooves.

INgrooves is welcoming several key launch partners including ReverbNation, Audiolife, Mobile Roadie, Media2Radio, SoundOut and MediaNet. INgrooves continues to seek & sign more vendor partnerships to enrich the overall offering and provide its clients with as many value-added options as possible. The Marketplace launch is a significant part of INgrooves’s strategy of turning it’s ONE Digital Console into the single-source digital asset management gateway for its clients.

INgrooves Confirms Supertweeker Placement In Verizon Droid Commercial

INgrooves is proud to announce the placement of our band Supertweeker into the new Verizon Droid spots that feature the Slacker Radio application. The featured song is entitled “Double Down”, and the album cover is also featured prominently in the commercial. The spot will run in the US for the next six months. Verizon is supporting the campaign with featured placement throughout their network for Supertweeker ringtones and OTA downloads. Thanks to our partner Zed for informing us about this opportunity.

INGROOVES ADDS TO INDIE ROSTER & ANNOUNCES NEW RELEASES: Nettwerk Music Group, Hidden Beach Records, Cary Brothers, Too $hort and Balkan Beat Box All Tap Into the ONE Digital Platform for Distribution.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2010- INgrooves has announced a dynamic spring release lineup, including content from Nettwerk Music Group, Hidden Beach Records and new albums from Cary Brothers, Too $hort and Balkan Beat Box. The announcement was made today by Dave Zierler, EVP & GM, INgrooves.

Nettwerk Music Group is utilizing the ONE Digital platform for mobile distribution of their catalogue including releases from BT, DJ Dan, and Angus & Julia Stone. Hidden Beach Records has recently signed their deal with INgrooves to maximize their international consumer reach.

INgrooves is providing both physical and digital distribution for the new Cary Brothers album, “Under Control,” available everywhere on April 6th 2010. Cary Brothers will perform at SXSW on Thursday, March 18th & Saturday, March 20th and will hit the road in support of “Under Control” in the spring of 2010. Also expected from the INgrooves spring lineup, are new digital releases from Too $hort (“Still Blowin” on 4/6), Balkan Beat Box (“Blue Eyed Black Boy” on 4/27) and more.

“It was an easy decision to team up with INgrooves for the digital and physical release of my new record “Under Control.” The whole internet revolution has brought about so many interesting ways for an indie artist like myself to get attention on the web, and there are new ideas happening every day,” said Cary Brothers. “I wanted to work with a company that sees those new ideas coming and embraces them rather than a company that waits until everyone else is on the bandwagon. While so many labels are stubbornly trapped in the past, INgrooves is the future of music.”

“We are extremely excited about the new label additions and working directly with our artists on the upcoming releases,” commented Mr. Zierler. “We take great pride in partnering with cutting edge labels, and while each client has different needs, it is always our goal to provide top tier service while maximizing the opportunities in the marketplace.”

INGROOVES WELCOMES A WAVE OF NEW MUSIC SERVICES TO ITS DIGITAL NETWORK: New Partnerships Give MOG, Deezer and Guvera Access to the Entire INgrooves Music & Video Catalog

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 — INgrooves has inked a host of new deals, including partnerships with subscription service and music ad network MOG, streaming service Deezer and the ad-based music service Guvera. The announcement was made today by Robb McDaniels, Founder & CEO, INgrooves.

The recent deals illustrate an evolving, multi-faceted digital marketplace. MOG, the largest music ad network, expanded its business by recently launching its premiere music service MOG All Access. MOG All Access subscription service builds on the powerful MOG blog network, already home to more than 10 million music fans. Also joining INgrooves is on-demand French streaming site, Deezer, which is translated into 5 languages and now has more than 12 million users. Additionally, INgrooves completed a deal with Guvera, an Australian-based search website aligning artists, fans and brands. Guvera’s U.S. launch is set for March 30, 2010.

“As the digital landscape continues to diversify into new models such as ad-based and subscription models in the cloud, INgrooves will augment its worldwide digital distribution platform with cutting-edge digital retailers like MOG, Deezer and Guvera that provide consumers with unlimited access to music,” stated Robb McDaniels, Founder & CEO, INgrooves. “These companies all provide access to a broad portfolio of content both in U.S. and important overseas markets, and we are thrilled that our artists and labels can be a part of their unique offerings.”

MOG CEO, David Hyman commented, “INgrooves has a long history of providing seamless and transparent distribution via its ONE Digital platform to its collection of top indie labels and artists, and we are very excited to have them onboard as a content partner.”
Dan Thompson, Head of Content of Guvera Limited said, “INgrooves are industry innovators and we’re very excited about connecting our members to their extensive and diverse catalogue. We are delighted to partner with the INgrooves team and look forward to exploring theirs and our capabilities to continue Guvera’s revolutionary path.”

About INgrooves
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, visit www.ingrooves.com.

About MOG
Headquartered in Berkeley, CA., MOG was founded in June 2005 by David Hyman, former CEO of Gracenote, former SVP-Marketing at MTV Interactive, co-founder of Addicted to Noise, and self-proclaimed music junkie. Grammy-winning record producer, Rick Rubin, named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” is a member of MOG’s Board of Directors. Investors include Menlo Ventures, Simon Equity Group, Universal Music Group and Sony Music. For more information go to http://mog.com.

About Deezer
With 7 million unique viewers in France, 12 million members worldwide and a 5 million track catalog, Deezer is today the first European music website. Thanks to the launching of its Premium offers in last November, Deezer is now available on mobile phones, offline, in High Quality sound and with no ads. Giving a multi-access to all kinds of music from the most numerous devices (IP Sound systems, IP TVs, MP3 Players…) anywhere, anytime: here are the ambitions of the August-2007-launched website. The 10th edition of the Net20 awards, rewarding the most successful French website of 2009, designated Deezer as Best Website in the Cultural Consumption category.

About Guvera Limited
Guvera Limited is a music and content download system designed in Australia, founded in 2008. Guvera provides a way for content owners such as artists and record labels to generate revenue from their music, making it readily available and 100% free and legal to consumers. Content is paid for by advertisers looking to target consumers in a revolutionary way with branded channels. Guvera.com will launch in the US in March 2010 and will offer content for a number of major labels and independent content providers. The company’s consumer facing website is www.guvera.com. Visit www.guveralimited.com for a presentation for advertisers and agencies.

WAVEGROUP BRINGS INGROOVES ARTISTS TO THE ROCK BAND NETWORK

Today, WaveGroup announced licensing agreements with INgrooves artists Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Bif Naked & RX Bandits, as well as other major recording artists and acclaimed rock bands including renowned guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, Widespread Panic, Reverend Horton Heat and Gov’t Mule, to distribute their music in Rock Band™. WaveGroup will work with the artists’ original recordings, transforming them into playable Rock Band™ tracks, then releasing the music through the Rock Band Network Music Store. WaveGroup brings years of experience in music game development to the Rock Band Network initiative, and is working closely with Harmonix Music Systems during the beta period to develop this new way of distributing music to the masses.

Will Littlejohn, President/CEO of WaveGroup commented, “We’re honored to be working with such amazing musicians, and bringing their music to RBN. Our job is to make the music look and feel authentic in the Rock Band™ environment. As musicians ourselves, we go to great lengths to make the experience of playing these songs fun and engaging.”

WaveGroup is the undisputed leader for audio production in the music game genre, playing an integral part in the creation of many award-winning projects including Harmonix’s Rock Band™, winner of the Best Soundtrack award at the 2007 Spike TV Video Game Awards; Guitar Hero™ II, winner of the Best Soundtrack award at the 2006 Spike TV Video Game Awards; the original Guitar Hero™, winner of the Best Soundtrack for both the 2006 BAFTA Games Awards and the Spike TV Video Game Awards, 2005 Best of Show at E3, along with 5 D.I.C.E. awards.

For more information on WaveGroup please visit www.wavegroup.com.