BURBANK, CA, October 8, 2015— Benztown announces that it has partnered with Dash Radio (www.dashradio.com), a revolutionary digital radio platform that features more than 70 originally programmed live channels curated by some of the world's top DJ's, radio personalities and programmers, to help create an incomparable sound and distinctive experience for Dash listeners. Under the agreement, Benztown will provide comprehensive custom imaging for Dash’s 70+ stations. In addition, all Dash stations will have full access to Benztown’s production libraries. Benztown will also work closely with Dash on new station launches, curating custom content, and gathering content from events. Additionally, Benztown will consult on programming strategy for Dash, assisting Dash in getting great programming on the air and finding the freshest and most exciting talent for its stations.
Dash Radio’s DJ Skee said: “We are super excited to help pave the way forward for a new era of audio with our friends at Benztown. Their work and history speak for themselves, and their amazing sound will be enjoyed by our millions of listeners daily!”
Justin Case, Director of Programming and Imaging for Benztown said: “Dash is revolutionizing digital radio—and now we will help revolutionize their sound through our custom imaging and libraries. Through our innovative platform and specialized content production, Dash and Benztown will continue to push the boundaries of what radio is and sounds like. DJ Skee is a tastemaker in the truest sense, and this partnership will continue to drive the importance of audio branding and signature sound to radio as it evolves.”
Dash is a new form of digital radio that delivers the most variety, style talent and simplicity and is made accessible to everyone, everywhere for free. With no commercials and easy navigation, Dash provides a wide variety of content to underserved listener segments, including EDM, Latin, Teen Pop, Indie Rock, Underground Hip Hop, Reggae and more, in addition to traditional popular radio formats, and adds new stations weekly.
Dash was created by some of the most influential people in music, entertainment, technology and media. Led by renowned radio and TV personality DJ Skee, Dash’s investors and collaborators include industry titans like L.A. Reid (CEO Epic Records), Matt Michelsen (CEO & Founder of Backplane), Michael Lazerow (Salesforce), Adrian Peterson (RB Minnesota Vikings), Peter Ferraro (East Village Radio), and Thuy-An Julien (15 year Apple/iTunes veteran).
With a state-of-the-art backend system efficiently powered through Dash's fully automated studio facilities in Hollywood, a simple-to-use ecosystem, some of the world's most experienced and passionate DJ's, and zero commercials, Dash will become the leading radio broadcaster for the digital era.
Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2015, Benztown was recognized for the third consecutive year by Inc. magazine as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 1364 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies around the world, including The Todd N Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Slow Jams with R Dub!, The Storm Report, The Old Farmers Almanac Report, Round Trip with Dave-O, Remote News Service, Vipology and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com.