Radio & Television

New SOCAN, Re:Sound venture will simplify music licensing

TORONTO – Canadian songwriters, composers, publishers, labels and performers will now receive their royalties quicker with the arrival of Entandem, a new joint venture between rights management organization SOCAN  and music licensing company Re:Sound.Entandem brings the music licensing now managed separately by each organization into a single, jointly-operated business, allowing retailers, restaurants, nightclubs, fitness clubs and myriad other organizations that use music to complete their legally-required licenses in a single transaction. After its launch this July, Entandem will administer the licensing process as RE:SOUND and SOCAN do today, bringing royalties to Canadian songwriters, composers, publishers, labels and performers.  Music licenses will...