Drowned in Sound, sometimes abbreviated to DiS, is a UK-based music webzine financed by artist management company Silentway. Founded by editor Sean Adams, the site features reviews, news, interviews, and discussion forums.
1 History 2 Ownership 3 Awards 4 References 5 External links
DiS began as an email fanzine in 1998 called 'The Last Resort' but was
relaunched by founder and editor Sean Adams as
Drowned in Sound in
The freelance writing team is currently spread across four continents
– North America, Asia, Europe and Australasia. The site is mostly
based on contributions from unpaid writers and has an integrated forum
to allow for discussion and comments on interviews, news and reviews.
It also includes a user-rated database of artists and bands as well as
details for most live music venues (big and small) in the UK. The site
has over 60,000 registered members, and gets around 470,000 unique
visitors per month.
In 2006 the site launched a podcast called
Drowned in Sound Radio.
In November 2007, DiS teamed up with ad-supported download site
RCRDLBL.com to launch an audio and video blog, entitled
DiS have been involved with
^ "Pitchfork.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2016-05-09. ^ " Drowned in Sound teams up with RCRDLBL.com", Music Week, 27 November 2007 ^ "More for Summer Sundae", BBC, 1 May 2008 ^ " Drowned in Sound teams up with RCRDLBL.com", Music Week, 27 October 2007 ^ Adams, Sean (18 August 2008). "Drowned In Sound Joint Venture With Bskyb Ends". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2011-08-30. ^ "Drowned In Sound Lay Off All Staff". Recordoftheday.com. Retrieved 2011-08-30. [full citation needed] ^ "RECORD OF THE DAY MUSIC JOURNALISM AND PR AWRDS 2006 Archived 6 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.", Record of the Day ^ "RECORD OF THE DAY MUSIC JOURNALISM AND PR AWRDS 2007 Archived 15 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine.", Record of the Day
Official website Drowned in Sound disc