Kudos for yet another groundbreaking idea and HM can't wait to hear all the player's and fans' favorite songs. Here's the official release from the team:
Capitals Launch Radio Player
Capitals partner with American Media Services Interactive, LLC
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals are partnering with American Media Services Interactive to launch “Capitals Radio,” a customized audio-on-demand player on WashingtonCaps.com. “Capitals Radio” will play Capitals’ podcasts and other digital streaming content. Click here to listen to the Capitals Radio player.
The custom audio-on-demand player will give fans access to high-quality streaming music featuring Capitals’ arena favorites, music from the locker room featuring artists and songs selected by Capitals players. Fans will also have the opportunity to search channels, artists and genres, Capitals archived press conferences, post-game commentary and other audio highlights throughout the season. Fans that have recorded their own songs can share them with the Caps community by uploading their music through the player either by just clicking on the fan band link or going to http://capitals.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=57478.
The player is the first of its kind in the Eastern Conference and second in the National Hockey League.
Audio and video segments featured on WashingtonCaps.com have proven to be extremely popular with fans looking for more Caps content. The site saw its monthly visits increase by 95% in 2008-09 and its audio and/or video podcasts routinely draw audiences in the thousands. Capitals Radio is the latest expansion of multimedia efforts on the team’s acclaimed website.
American Media Services Interactive LLC, launched by the founders of American Media Services LLC, is a digital media firm whose services include leading edge solutions for emerging media, engagement strategies for audio/video streaming, customized and branded music channels, HD radio formats, content management systems, custom application development, website programming and design and corporate/retail “Store-casting” at point-of-purchase. Visit their websites at www.amsinteractive.com, www.storecastingusa.com and http://members.theradio.com.