South African music lovers are in for great times ahead after South African music retailer Look & Listen announced it will re-launch its digital music store five months after it halted online purchases on the platform.
Look& Listen new service will be launched in partnership with Mondia Media, a technology solution provider and music content aggregator.
Look&Listen February this year said it would no longer offer the option to purchase online. However, its recent collaboration with Mondia Media to re-launch their digital music store that will offer SA Music fans the best of local and international hits, as well as a vast choice for independent music and back catalogue tracks”.
Howard Lazarus, Chairman of Look & Listen said, “Look & Listen is proud to announce it is working with Mondia Media in a joint venture to bring a new digital music solution to South Africa.”
“The solution is based on Mondia’s innovative approach and international support network that will allow South Africans to legally download high quality MP3’s as well as full albums directly to their mobile phones.”
And in 2012 Mondia launched an ad-funded music service for Samsung in SA, Kenya and Nigeria. It also collaborated with the launch of Mxit Music.
Mondia Media also noted that it has engaged with over 700 artists, aggregators and labels, “building one of the largest catalogues of high quality digital music products in Africa”.