PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: Ten Mile Tide

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Ten Mile Tide Denounces Kazaa Lawsuit Against P2Pnet.net - Ten Mile Tide--the unofficial poster band for the P2P file-sharing program Kazaa--is publicly denouncing the lawsuit filed by Nikki Hemming and Sharman Networks against P2Pnet.net
Ten Mile Tide Denounces Kazaa Lawsuit Against P2Pnet.net

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - San Francisco, CA, United States, 2006/06/09 - Ten Mile Tide--the unofficial poster band for the P2P file-sharing program Kazaa--is publicly denouncing the lawsuit filed by Nikki Hemming and Sharman Networks against P2Pnet.net.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Financial/Legal/Venture Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Three years ago, executives from Sharman Networks—the parent company for the popular Kazaa P2P filesharing program--asked the independent San Francisco band Ten Mile Tide to work with them in a publicity campaign. To this day, Ten Mile Tide is the most downloaded independent band on Kazaa and has always been very vocal about their support of music file-sharing. For several years, Ten Mile Tide was featured in Kazaa ads and the company assisted with tour publicity for one of the band’s nationwide tours. Throughout this time, Ten Mile Tide has been an avid supporter of Kazaa and has publicly voiced their indignation with the RIAA lawsuits against users of Kazaa. But now things have changed. Ten Mile Tide has announced that they do not support the recent libel lawsuit Nikki Hemming and Sharman Networks have filed against the free speech site P2Pnet.net and as a result no longer choose to associate themselves with Kazaa.

“This new culture of lawsuits in music is disgusting,” says Jason Munning, guitarist and co-founder of Ten Mile Tide. “The RIAA started this sue-your-(helpless)-friends public relations campaign three years ago when it sued individual music lovers and now Nikki Hemming is continuing it.” Munning believes the surge of lawsuits in the music industry is counter-productive and is “destroying everything there is to love about music.”

Ten Mile Tide has recently posted MP3s of all of their songs for free on their website. “We don’t want to be a part of an industry that operates on brute force and unethical lawsuits. We have posted all of the MP3s from our just-released album for free on our website and we are encouraging other bands we know to do something similar.” Munning and the rest of Ten Mile Tide believe that sharing music for free encourages support from grass-roots fans who are more than happy to support a band they believe in. “People come to shows and they buy merchandise because they love the music and they support what we are doing, not because we might sue them for something.”

About the Band

Ten Mile Tide is five-piece independent band from San Francisco that describes their sound as feel-good acoustic rock, foot-stomping folk, and beer-drenched bluegrass. The band was formed at Stanford University in 1999 by twin brothers Jason Munning (lead electric guitar, vocals) and Justin Munning (rhythm acoustic guitar, vocals), along with fiddler Steve Kessler. The band is filled out by Jeff Clemetson (bass), and John Morales (drums).

In January of 2006, Ten Mile Tide was nominated for a Jammy award by Relix Magazine.
In April of 2005, Ten Mile Tide was selected as the New Groove of the Month by Jambands.com. In the summer of 2004, Ten Mile Tide was selected as a finalist in Relix magazine’s Jamoff Competition. Ten Mile Tide has shared the stage with other national touring acts such as The Wailers, Dispatch, moe., MOFRO, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Strangefolk, The Clumsy Lovers, Railroad Earth, The Slip, The Gourds, Jerry Joseph, Graham Colton, Luce, The Samples, Assembly of Dust and has played festivals such as High Sierra, Wakarusa, Three Rivers, Utah Arts Mt. Helena, Desert Rocks and the Green Apple Music Festival. The band has received national and international media attention including CNN, the Denver Post, the Contra Costa Times, Canadian Broadcasting Channel, San Francisco Magazine, Stanford Magazine, and independent and college newspapers and radio across the country for its support of file-sharing. With Ten Mile Tide’s consent, users of the file-sharing program Kazaa have downloaded more than 10 million Ten Mile Tide songs worldwide.

The band's growing Street Team now consists of more than 350 members in 45 U.S. States and 10 countries. The new self-titled album follows the 2003 release "Midnight Is Early" and the 2001 release “Flow” and has been met with critical acclaim from a variety of sources.

Sharman Networks develops the only two authentic versions of Kazaa software: Kazaa and Kazaa Plus.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Financial/Legal/Venture Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Ten Mile Tide

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Financial/Legal/Venture articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Ten Mile Tide Denounces Kazaa Lawsuit Against P2Pnet.net

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: Jason Munning - TenMileTide.com 
415-722-8361 jason[.]tenmiletide.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Ten Mile Tide securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Financial/Legal/Venture via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Ten Mile Tide / Company Profile


Read Financial/Legal/Venture Most Recent Related Newswires:

Infinera to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference
Propel Financial Services Partners with Clear Payment Solutions
Digital Payments Power Growth in Booming Asia-Pacific Financial Technology Landscape Notes Frost & Sullivan
Digital Readiness Key to Growth Opportunities in the Financial Services Market
Prairie Capital Advisors Announces The Sale of Cornerstone Treatment Facilities Network to An ESOP
Koch Agrees to Invest Over $2 Billion in Infor
FTI Consulting Recognized as a Top Service Provider in the Legal Industry
GE Completes Spin Off and Demerger of Bank BPH Core Bank to Alior Bank
ALM Expands Senior Leadership Team, Organization Focused on Customers and Transformation
Lazard Acquires Remaining 50% Stake in MBA Lazard - Fully Integrating its Latin American Operations
Western Union Business Solutions Announce Mark Davis As Head of Australia and New Zealand
Tabarak Investment Capital and Elite Capital & Co. Limited in Discussion to Finance Projects
Consulting Magazine Unveils the Profession’s Fastest Growing Firms At Inaugural Gala
Hills Invest Signs An Agreement with The Afore Profuturo in Mexico
TRA Searches for TPA Acquisition Opportunities

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)