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Insound was founded in 1998 by: Christian Anthony, Matt Wishnow and Ari Sass. Wishnow and Sass had worked together at Elektra. The site took six months to build and first launched on March 1, 1999. The company gradually gained notoriety through its reviews, online zines and promotion of then-small bands such as Death Cab for Cutie. Insound also gained visibility through hosting events at CMJ and South by Southwest (SXSW).
On March 19, 2015 ADA disbanded Insound but in October of the same year, the online music retailer was revived by the Warner Music Group and is now selling a broad-range of music related products at a discounted price.
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