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Award-winning music app celebrates epic year with new website

Revolutionary music contacts app Vampr continues its relentless upward trajectory with the announcement of a staggering one million connections since launching globally in mid 2016.

The milestone is endorsed by Vampr's official arrival among Apple's prestigious Best of 2017 apps list: the culmination of a stunning year of evolution, innovation and acclaim.

In 2017, the trailblazing app for music professionals and aspiring musicians seeking like-minds and collaborators across a broad swathe of genres and industry categories surpassed its early promise to become a bona fide phenomenon on iOS and Android platforms.

The prestigious SF MusicTech Summit joined a steady wave of acclaim for the LA-based start-up last month, naming Vampr a winner in their 2017 survey of leading innovators in the field of music technology.

MusicTech panellists including Warner executives and venture capitalists from top tech investment firms acknowledged Vampr’s pioneering role in helping music industry players and music lovers alike forge new paths to creativity and viability.

In the past year, UK musician and former Sony executive Nick Feldman from classic '80s rock band Wang Chung, along with Matt Adell, CDO of Native Instruments and former CEO of Beatport and President of Napster, led the company’s seed round and joined the board respectively. The company's phenomenal growth has now seen a shift in investor interest beyond the music and music tech industries to the broader investment community, where a third phase of capital raising is currently underway.

"The support for Vampr from our industry colleagues has been incredibly encouraging," says Josh Simons, the Australian musician and entrepreneur who co-founded the company with Barry Palmer (lead guitarist and songwriter of 12 x Platinum band Hunters and Collectors) last year. 

"But what's been most gratifying is this sprawling creative universe we’ve watched spring up between hundreds of thousands of end users, making new music and forging new directions that might otherwise never have happened."

In celebration of these new horizons comes, a website dedicated to showcasing new music and other projects initiated by Vampr users. Under the banner DISCOVER CONNECT COLLABORATE is a growing tide of new music and new possibilities seeded by the simple act of swiping with one finger.

The site features rotating snapshots of these new sonic frontiers in action: Check out the point where Scotland’s Alex AVA meets Orlando producer Vncnzo, or where Kanye West’s producer Anthony Kilhoffer finds a string arranger for 300 Entertainment’s Cobi.

Watch San Jose’s Carpool Tunnel meet, form their band and record their debut single with GRAMMY-nominated producer Billy Mohler. Or simply trawl the SoundCloud-linked portals of artists reaching out to meet their next musical soul mate.

With Vampr, connection is now a given for users in over 180 countries, with multi-lingual versions about to go live to take Vampr everywhere. Find a guitarist, singer or producer for your latest project, audition for that punk band you always wanted to join or simply discover new music and chat with new friends about what it might mean for your own.

From hard rock to classical, lifelong studio professionals to untapped singer- songwriter talent, Vampr is the bridge between dreaming and making. One million times and counting.

Vampr is available as a free download for iOS and Android devices at