ARTISTdirect is a digital media company that offers multimedia music content, news and information, plus community organization around shared music interests and music-related specialty eCommerce. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Santa Monica, California.
For more than 20 years, ARTISTdirect has been building digital platforms to connect artists and audiences. From websites for Metallica and Madonna, to eCommerce solutions for the Rolling Stones, Beastie Boys and Blink 182, and acting as a record label for The Cure, Cher and Badly Drawn Boy, ARTISTdirect rose to become one of the top 5 music sites on the 1.0 version of the internet and reached as many as 40 million monthly users at it’s peak in the mid 2000’s.
ARTISTdirect was purchased by PSI Media in mid-2015, and a new team is currently building this new platform to create a hub for fans and artists to interact via exclusive video, audio, photo & written music content, made freely available anywhere, anytime and on any device.