SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Jelli (http://www.jelli.com) announced today the release of its free Jelli for Android app, which allows users to experience Jelli’s social radio service anytime and from anywhere using their Android device. Jelli also launched a specially curated, SXSW artist-themed, streaming radio station in conjunction with the start of this year’s SXSW festival in Austin, Texas (http://www.jelli.com/sxsw).
“Jelli for Android is a completely redesigned version of Jelli’s social radio user experience, available today for Android users nationwide,” said Mike Dougherty, Jelli’s CEO. “Over the last six months we have launched Jelli on several major engagement platforms including Android, iPhone and Facebook to accelerate our goal of making radio more fun and social.”
Jelli is a social music experience that allows listeners to control what plays on the radio from the web, iPhone and now Android devices. Jelli users vote for the artists and songs they want to hear, creating dynamic playlists that determine in real time what plays online and on Jelli-powered FM radio programs across the country. Jelli’s community interacts with each other in live chat rooms and through social features, collaborating to create a shared listening experience.