NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Demonstrated to a standing-room only crowd of nearly 100 attendees, MUZEN Audio, a highly-respected and sought-after brand in China, introduced the U.S. market to its MUZEN OTR Wood, Radio Caroline Edition, which was successfully crowdfunded on Indiegogo within 10 days of launching the campaign.
MUZEN Audio’s launch event and press conference, with the theme of “The Big Dream Never Dies,” welcomed partners from Radio Caroline, TuneGo, Modern Sky, as well as numerous crowdfunding backers, media, musicians and influencers. Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, a soul-pop trio also performed at the event.
Reflecting on the inspiration for MUZEN OTR Wood, Radio Caroline Edition, Steve Taplin from Radio Caroline, said, “When Mr. Zeng, the founder of MUZEN Audio, met the team of Radio Caroline, an amazing friendship was created out of the love of music, a passion for radio and the importance of what it means to ‘Keep Radio On.’ The culmination of their efforts has brought us all here today to participate in this incredible product launch and event.”
“We were very pleased with the event turnout and feedback we received from attendees,” said Dejun Zeng, CEO of MUZEN Audio. “The U.S. market has been very welcoming to our first product that was successfully crowdfunded and launched here. We see tremendous potential for our products in the U.S.”
At the press conference, MUZEN also announced its strategic partnership with the big data driven music platform and interactive community for independent artists, TuneGo. John Kohl, co-founder and CEO of TuneGo, commented, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to meet with passionate music makers and partners like MUZEN Audio, it’s a product that people across different ages will love.”
As an emerging global company, MUZEN is bridging the highest level of radio and audio technology to bring quality and craftsmanship that is unsurpassed by other audio and radio devices. This special edition, MUZEN OTR Wood, is designed as a tribute to Radio Caroline, a pirate radio station which has inspired numerous DJs and musicians around the world. Ten percent of the crowdfunding is being given to Radio Caroline to help continue their broadcasts.
The MUZEN OTR Wood, Radio Caroline Edition is a small, retro style radio sophisticatedly crafted capturing the essence of classic radio design. Each piece is unique and created from carefully hand-selected premium rosewood, which gives the MUZEN OTR Wood its rich sound quality. The high-quality craftsmanship is combined with exceptional modern technology. MUZEN OTR Wood is an FM receiver radio and Bluetooth 4.0 connection speaker with a rechargeable lithium battery allows listeners to enjoy up to 10 hours of playtime on a single charge. With its miniature size and different AUX ports, users can plug in their devices and take their music wherever they want to.
Crowdfunding backers were thrilled to receive their MUZEN OTR Wood, Radio Caroline Edition. “Wow! This is the coolest radio and speaker I’ve ever seen!” and “The sound quality is amazing!” were repeatedly uttered by ecstatic launch attendees who took home their very own MUZEN OTR Wood, Radio Caroline Edition. U.S. media in attendance at the launch event were equally impressed with the design and sound quality.
The product and several accessories, including a handy carrying case and sleek wood stand, are still available for purchase on Indiegogo’s site until March 31, 2018.
About MUZEN Audio
MUZEN Audio is borne from the creative and technical genius of Dejun Zeng, who has dedicated more than 40 years of his life to audio research, every MUZEN Audio product is created by hand. The craftsmanship is undeniable and can be seen in every detail of the product and heard with every beat of the music. Zeng, a five-time recipient of the CES Innovation Awards, built MUZEN Audio with the mission to “Keep Radio On.”