London: Jamiroquai, the disco, funk and soul band now runs on Modera
Fans will be able to interact with Jamiroquai, enabling them toplace popular widgets and Jamiroquai content on their own socialnetworking and / or blog pages easily. The website employs newtechnologies, including calendar software Spongecell that allowsupdates on where the band is and what they’re doing. The softwarecatalogues the bands journey from its arrival on the scene in the early1990s to the present day.
The new Jamiroquai.com website is driven by an e-commerce platformthat enables fans to buy CDs, digital downloads, exclusive merchandiseand receive up-to-the-minute information using RSS to distributecontent, calendars and photos. The new Jamiroquai site was created bycontent management system (CMS) and software specialists Modera(http://www.modera.net).
Jay Kay of Jamiroquai says, “The internet is shaping the future ofmusic and I’m excited by the potential it offers artists. The newJamiroquai.com site takes advantage of the internet’s growing abilityto connect and share more intimately with our fans. They are now moreinvolved building and sharing what they wish from the content on oursite, even creating content themselves to share with us and each other."
Neil Cartwright, founder of Million Media (http://www.1-000-000.com), comments,”The aim isn’t simply how many fans can we get to visit the artist’swebsite anymore. It’s about how we get the artist’s content on totheirs. Jamiroquai.com employs many new Web 2.0 technologies to presentfans with the features they now want and expect from an artist’swebsite. The strength of the site is Modera’s CMS, which provides uswith full and complete flexibility in updating the fans with the latestJamiroquai news. “
Siim Vips, CEO at Modera explains, “The Jamiroquai.com site isextremely flexible and intuitive and embraces the social media culturethat has been prolific of late. The site works in tandem with the bandsprofiles on MySpace, Virb, Netvibes, Imeem and a branded YouTubechannel to name a few. All of Jamiroquai’s photography and imagery isavailable on the new site and is pulled from Flickr so fans can catchthe latest snaps of the band at gigs and on tour.”