- IUMA (the Internet Underground Music Archive- The net's first free hi-fi music archive) 
- Addicted To Noise (the net's premiere music magazine) 
- MediaCast (the first company to specialize in Internet broadcasting solutions) 
- Nineup (live bay area bands webcasting) 
- The FezGuys (book + monthly column about Internet audio) 
- GarageBand.com (music community that spawned iLike) 
Following 6 years of monthly columns and features on Internet Audio, in 2002 The FezGuys published the defacto standard resource on streaming audio with the book "Streaming Audio: The FezGuys' Guide" (New Riders Publishing).
Starting in 1998, Chime founder Jon Luini returned to working directly with artists, management, booking agencies, clubs and digital startups. Over the past decade, digital strategy has become the large focus, leading to production-specific projects including Web sites, mobile apps, video production, live streaming, social media management, and more.
CHIME NONPROFIT COMMUNICATIONS
Chime has always supported the nonprofit sector through pro bono and discounted services. We are now happy to announce the creation of the new Chime Nonprofit Communucations division, headed up by Sheila Schat, who has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit management.
Click here for more information about Chime Nonprofit Communications and its services.
We are also pleased to announce that Chime President/Founder Jon Luini has accepted a position on the San Francisco Board of Little Kids Rock. Little Kids Rock is a fantastic organization that is restoring and revitalizing music education in U.S. public schools and currently services more than 65,000 students in over 700 schools. From 2010 to 2015, Jon was Co-organizer, Speaker Curator, and Producer of TEDxSantaCruz, which held four sold out full-day events as well as a handful of other events throughout Santa Cruz County. In 2016, Jon became Director of Digital Strategy for the esteemed EG Conference, celebrating it's 10th anniversary in 2016.
In 2015, Jon was part of the founding team for C3, The Content Creators Coalition and other non-profit organizations & trade groups that Jon served on the board are Popular Noise Foundation (non-profit SF/Bay Area music organization, 2000) and Bay Area Streaming Media Organization (BASMO) (open organization, 1999).
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AWARDS, PRESS & PRESENTATIONS
He has spoken and chaired panels at a variety of international conferences including Internet World (London), Mac World, Canada Music Week, North By Northwest, NARAS Music & Multimedia, Streaming Media West, Bandwidth Conference, Noisepop's Industry Noise, and SF Music Tech Summit.
Click here for an archive of some of the press spotlighting Chime-related projects from 1993 through 2000.
A partial list of technology companies, record companies, musicians, and individuals that Chime has worked with since 1993 is available here.
Chime's nonprofit communication division helps drive social change through digital strategy, communications and fund development services. Learn more »
Project & Social Media Management
Chime's pool of talent also includes multimedia experts, directors, camera operators, writers, designers, programmers and much more. Whether it's a 3-day, 6-stage video production of 80+ acts at the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, a live webcast from Cabo, or just a quick interactive project, Chime scales effortlessly to meet the need.
Talented people who we're proud to have been part of numerous projects (past, present and future) include Jon Fox (Digiwalla), Arthur Rosato, Kurt Nangle, Jarid Johnson (SF Visuals), Steve Voisin (SOV Interactive Media), Chris Sentovich, and Constantine Dino Nickolas (Cabin Media Studios).