NT 10-Q 1 a08-11510_2nt10q.htm NT 10-Q



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FORM 12b-25











04315D 40 0



(Check one):

/  / Form 10-K

/  / Form 20-F

/  / Form 11-K

x Form 10-Q

/  / Form 10-D

/  / Form N-SAR

/  / Form N-CSR



For Period Ended:

March 31, 2008





/  / Transition Report on Form 10-K


/  / Transition Report on Form 20-F


/  / Transition Report on Form 11-K


/  / Transition Report on Form 10-Q


/  / Transition Report on Form N-SAR


For the Transition Period Ended:






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Nothing in this form shall be construed to imply that the Commission has verified any information contained herein.


If the notification relates to a portion of the filing checked above, identify the Item(s) to which the notification relates:





ARTISTdirect, Inc.

Full Name of Registrant



Former Name if Applicable


1601 Cloverfield Boulevard, Suite 400 South

Address of Principal Executive Office (Street and Number)


Santa Monica, California 90404-4082

City, State and Zip Code


PART II — RULES 12b-25(b) AND (c)


If the subject report could not be filed without unreasonable effort or expense and the registrant seeks relief pursuant to
Rule 12b-25(b), the following should be completed. (Check box if appropriate)




The reason described in reasonable detail in Part III of this form could not be eliminated without unreasonable effort or expense




The subject annual report, semi-annual report, transition report on Form 10-K, Form 20-F, Form 11-K, Form N-SAR or Form N-CSR, or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifteenth calendar day following the prescribed due date; or the subject quarterly report or transition report on Form 10-Q, or subject distribution report on Form 10-D,or portion thereof, will be filed on or before the fifth calendar day following the prescribed due date; and




The accountant’s statement or other exhibit required by Rule 12b-25(c) has been attached if applicable.




State below in reasonable detail the reasons why Forms 10-K, 20-F, 11-K, 10-Q, 10-D, N-SAR, N-CSR, or the transition report or portion thereof, could not be filed within the prescribed time period.



The Company has experienced a delay in assembling and analyzing the information required to be included in its March 31, 2008 Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and accordingly, is unable to file such document by May 15, 2008.  The Company expects to file such document by May 20, 2008.



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Name and telephone number of person to contact in regard to this notification



Rene’ Rousselet








(Area Code)


(Telephone Number)



Have all other periodic reports required under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 during the preceding 12 months or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such report(s) been filed? If answer is no, identify report(s).

x Yes

/  / No





Is it anticipated that any significant change in results of operations from the corresponding period for the last fiscal year will be reflected by the earnings statements to be included in the subject report or portion thereof?

x Yes

/  / No



If so, attach an explanation of the anticipated change, both narratively and quantitatively, and, if appropriate, state the reasons why a reasonable estimate of the results cannot be made.


The Company expects to report reduced sales and gross profit, and an increase in loss from operations, in 2008 as compared to 2007.  The Company also expects to report a substantial decrease in gain from the change in the fair value of the warrant liability and the derivative liability in 2008 as compared to 2007. 







(Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


has caused this notification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



May 16, 2008





INSTRUCTION: The form may be signed by an executive officer of the registrant or by any other duly authorized representative. The name and title of the person signing the form shall be typed or printed beneath the signature. If the statement is signed on behalf of the registrant by an authorized representative (other than an executive officer), evidence of the representative’s authority to sign on behalf of the registrant shall be filed with the form.



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1.               This form is required by Rule 12b-25 (17 CFR 240.12b-25) of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


2.               One signed original and four conformed copies of this form and amendments thereto must be completed and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C. 20549, in accordance with Rule 0-3 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Act. The information contained in or filed with the form will be made a matter of public record in the Commission files.


3.               A manually signed copy of the form and amendments thereto shall be filed with each national securities exchange on which any class of securities of the registrant is registered.


4.               Amendments to the notifications must also be filed on Form 12b-25 but need not restate information that has been correctly furnished. The form shall be clearly identified as an amended notification.


5.               Electronic Filers: This form shall not be used by electronic filers unable to timely file a report solely due to electronic difficulties. Filers unable to submit reports within the time period prescribed due to difficulties in electronic filing should comply with either Rule 201 or Rule 202 of Regulation S-T (§232.201 or §232.202 of this chapter) or apply for an adjustment in filing date pursuant to Rule 13(b) of Regulation S-T (§232.13(b) of this chapter).