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07.08.16

Canadian Labels See Bump in Royalties Following New Collection Society Efficiencies
[From Billboard]

Better usage of data and the formation of a single-repertoire database by collection societies CONNECT Music Licensing and Re:Sound Music Licensing has resulted in an additional $2 million CAD ($1.5M USD) in royalties for Canadian music labels. “In an environment of reduced sales of music and scrutiny of every single penny of potential earnings, we are thrilled that this […]

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07.08.16

CONNECT, Re:Sound Efficiencies Put $2m More On Table For Canadian Rights Holders
[From FYI Music News]

There’s a bundle of new money on the table thanks to a collaborative effort between two rights agencies to streamline back-end operations and enhance data collections. Canadian music labels (businesses that range in size from major labels to artist-owned imprints) this week began receiving an additional $2 million in accelerated and additional royalty distributions through […]

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06.17.16

CONNECT Music Licensing Achieves Efficiency In Royalty Distribution
[From FYI Music News]

A new level of efficiency in royalty distribution, in keeping with international standards, is announced today with CONNECT Music Licensing’s decision to have their nearly 2,700 members receive their public performance and private copying royalties directly from Re:Sound. Re:Sound has been collecting and administering public performance and private copying royalties for musicians and record labels […]

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03.31.16

Re:Sound presents to Trebas Music School

On March 31st, 2016, we gave a presentation on the music copyright ecosystem to the Trebas Music School students. Topics discussed included different types of rights, collectives, the role of licensing, Tariff 8 and more.  

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11.27.15

Re:Sound presents to Algonquin Music Business Students on Royalties

On November 27th, 2015, we presented Re:Sound’s role within the music industry and our operations to Algonquin College’s Music Business students. Topics discussed involve how royalties are collected and distributed, the value of music, and how copyright applies to artists’ various works.

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11.24.15

Re:Sound Presents at the Artist Management Program at Coalition Music

On November 24th, 2015, we presented Re:Sound’s role within the music industry and our operations to the Artist Management Program run by Coalition Music. Topics discussed involve how royalties are collected and distributed, the value of music, and how copyright applies to artists’ various works.

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11.08.15

Re:Sound Attends International Music Industry Conference on Data

Re:Sound attended the DDEX Plenary meeting in Los Angeles. The meeting convened international music industry organizations to establish standardized methods for exchanging data.  The development of technical specifications, rules and guidelines will lead to increased  efficiency and  reduced costs across the music industry.

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10.06.15

Re:Sound’s Political Panel with Candidates in Advance of the 42nd Election

Re:Sound was pleased to host a political panel featuring Toronto Candidates Chris Tolley (Green), Jennifer Hollett (NDP), Adam Vaughan (Liberal) and Sabrina Zuniga (Conservative), on October 6th, 2015. The event allowed Re:Sound employees and employees from other music industry organisations, to get to know the candidates and the platforms that they are representing. Lively debate […]

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09.24.15

Re:Cital Charity Fundraiser for the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund

On September 24th, 2015, Re:Sound threw a charity fundraiser for The Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund (CMTTF). We invited music industry organisations to perform Canadian hits to a packed crowd. Participating organisations included the CMRRA and SOCAN. In total we raised $10 000 for the CMTTF. Find out more here.  

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09.16.15

Canadian Musician’s article on Re:Sound’s Music Has Value

Canadian Musician’s Michael Raine, pens an editorial on music’s value that features an interview with Re:Sound President, Ian MacKay on musichasvalue.ca.  

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