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About ARTISTdirect

ARTISTdirect is a Internet/Internet Software & Services company based in Santa Monica, California. ARTISTdirect's investors include Bowman Capital Management, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Psilos Group, Flatiron Partners, Chase Capital Partners, Constellation Ventures and Toronto Dominion Investments.

Headquarters Location

1601 Cloverfield Boulevard Suite 400 South

Santa Monica, California, 90404,

United States




Latest ARTISTdirect News

ArtistDirect, UlitimateMusic Sold For $1 Million [REPORT] - Hypebot

Jun 25, 2018

ArtistDirect, UlitimateMusic Sold For $1 Million [REPORT] In an online music world dominated by Pandora, iTunes and Spotify, it is tough for independent music sites to compete. Now ArtistDirect, one the web's original music destinations, is once again being sold. Ryan Kavanaugh's Relatively, the owners of online music retailer ArtistDirect, has reportedly sealed a deal to sell the company and related assets to an undisclosed buyer for approximately $1 million. According to Deadline Hollywood , the sale will cover the website, as well as,,, and Deadline also reported that Relativity will likely cut several positions and reinvest into their efforts to produce digital content. Founded by Marc Geiger, now head of music a William Morris Endeavor, in 1994, ArtistDirect was an early innovator in the digital music world but in recent years, has faced stiff headwinds distinguishing itself in an increasingly crowded market. In 2008, the last year the company reported public financial information before being delisted, they chalked up $12 million in revenue against almost $48 million in losses. Relativity acquired ArtistDirect in 2010. – Staff Writers Related articles

ARTISTdirect Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was ARTISTdirect founded?

    ARTISTdirect was founded in 1996.

  • Where is ARTISTdirect's headquarters?

    ARTISTdirect's headquarters is located at 1601 Cloverfield Boulevard, Santa Monica.

  • What is ARTISTdirect's latest funding round?

    ARTISTdirect's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did ARTISTdirect raise?

    ARTISTdirect raised a total of $116.38M.

  • Who are the investors of ARTISTdirect?

    Investors of ARTISTdirect include Chase Bank, Flatiron Partners, Bowman Capital Management, TD Securities, J.P. Morgan Chase and 4 more.



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