It’s A Revolution! Unsigned Musicians Tapped By

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Indie Music Site Partners With Creator Of
Dance Dance Revolution

MADISON, Wisc. – February 13, 2006 –, one of the world’s
largest and fastest growing websites featuring unsigned music, today
announced it has partnered with Konami, a leading video game company revered
by gamers around the globe, to find the next hit songs for their hugely
popular game Dance Dance Revolution®.

Unsigned artists are competing to provide custom and original music for
inclusion into the next Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) video game. Using’s song contest mechanism, artists upload their original music
tracks onto the site for evaluation and consideration for the next DDR
songlist. A peer review process ranks the field for presentation to Konami’s

“We’re excited to have access to such a large audience of creative
songwriters and fans at,” said Stillwind Borenstein, Music
Director for the DDR Ultramix series at Konami Corporation. “Broadjam is a
premier independent music website and they provide us with an easy-to-use
environment for evaluating new music and discovering talent that complements
our games.”

And music fans love Broadjam too: The site’s song search capability is
strong, with dozens of fields such as tempo, genre, mood, lyrics, subject
matter, and geography making it a snap to find just the right thing from
among 200,000 original songs. Broadjam visitors can also browse over 175 Top
10 charts to audition the highest rated songs.

“DDR’s integration of music has set a new standard for arcade and home video
games,” said Roy Elkins, founder and CEO of “Broadjam is
delighted to partner with an innovator like Konami.”

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About Broadjam Inc.
Broadjam Inc. provides web-based technology, software and services for music
fans, the music industry and independent musicians around the world. The
company operates one of the world’s largest web communities for musicians
and hosts a massive online database of searchable independent music. also offers artist services such as turnkey website hosting and
desktop promotional tools. The Broadjam Pro Services group designs and
builds custom technology for music industry clients such as Warner/Chappell,
Academy of Country Music, Peavey, Yamaha and others.

About Konami Corporation
Konami Corporation is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of
electronic entertainment properties, specializing in the home video game
market. Konami Corporation’s action and adventure titles include the popular
franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill® and Castlevania®, among other top
sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in
Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in
the US and Konami of Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation, the
parent company of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is traded in the United
States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details
of the products published by Konami Digital Entertainment can be found at