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/24-7PressRelease.com/ - March 26, 2005 - Music listeners are being sued by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for filesharing on peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, but Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) embraced the concept and offered all the music on his first album for free via P2P. (And yes, we realize there are a lot of initials in this story!)
The G-Man went even further, sending individual tracks of his songs (bass, guitar, drums, synthesizer, etc.) to anyone who wanted to mix a new version of his work. And while the Hollywood studios and the major record companies fret and litigate in an attempt to shut down P2P, Scott G feels it actually created his career.
"Everything started to happen for me once I began giving those first songs away for free," G-Man states. "The results have changed my life, both personally and professionally."
He is now signed to Delvian Records, a part of The Gate Media Group, all his albums are on Apple's iTunes, and he is running his own production company, G-Man Music and Radical Radio, where he has created commercials for Verizon Wireless, Goodrich, Micron, NASSCO, the Auto Club, and more.
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Scott G, whose fourth album, SONIC TONIC, is being released 04/04/05 on Delvian Records and iTunes, is president of G-Man Music and Radical Radio, a creative director of the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) and a member of The Recording Academy (NARAS). He writes about music for MusicDish and the Immedia Wire Service. His music and commercials are at: http://www.gmanmusic.com.
"It is interesting that a great number of legal filesharing business models are now thriving," points out Brian Forest, VP of G-Man Music and Radical Radio. "Scott supports or is affiliated with such organizations as IntentMediaWorks.com, DigiPie.com, and RazorPop.com, and has songs at the social networking phenomenon www.myspace.com/thegman.
Brian Forest, Immedia, 818-223-8486, firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott G, G-Man Music and Radical Radio, 213-369-7619, email@example.com
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