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Socan promises more transparency with ‘Layla’ royalty system

Canadian PRO Socan has launched a new royalty income and tracking system for customers of its Audiam subsidiary. Called ‘Layla’ (we’re sorry for the guitar-solo earworm you’ll be enjoying all morning now) it’s aimed...
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SOCAN and Audiam talk tech, streaming and 21st-century PROs

Last week, Canadian performance rights body SOCAN announced that it was buying digital distributor Audiam, two months after it bought B2B firm MediaNet. It’s unusual to see a PRO acquiring a music/tech company, let alone...
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SOCAN buys digital distributor Audiam

Canadian PRO SOCAN is on an acquisitions roll. Having bought B2B firm MediaNet in May, now it has acquired digital distributor Audiam as well.
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Spotify responds to David Lowery criticism over unpaid royalties

Yesterday, we reported on musician David Lowery’s call for the New York attorney general to investigate Spotify over unpaid songwriter royalties, following its recent dispute with Victory Records. Now the company’s...
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The companies Apple could buy to make its next digital music splash

Apple's history of music-related acquisitions is familiar ground: SoundJam in 2000 to form the basis of iTunes; streaming service Lala in 2009; Beats Electronics (including its Beats Music service) in 2014, of course; and...
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Audiam raises $1m in new funding round

Music rights firm Audiam has announced a new $1m funding round, with a host of music industry executives chipping in. Among the investors are Tom Windish, Cliff Burnstein, Mark Geiger and Berkely Reinhold of WME, Philip Kaplan...
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Metallica and Red Hot Chili Peppers sign up for Audiam

Audiam, the new company from TuneCore founder Jeff Price, started life as a way to help artists make more money from YouTube, but has since expanded into collecting royalties from a range of digital services. The company...
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TuneCore paid out $33.2m to artists in the second quarter of 2014

Digital distributor TuneCore has revealed its latest quarterly figures, including a payout of $33.2m to its artist customers in Q2 this year. That’s up 18.4% year-on-year, taking the company to $438.8m of total payments...
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Audiam takes investment from WME music boss Marc Geiger

Audiam takes investment from WME music boss Marc Geiger
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Audiam lands $2m in new funding

YouTube UGC monetistation tool Audiam has secured $2m in Series A funding which comes after an initial round of $500k in angel funding last year
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Audiam to offer pre-cleared music for YouTube use… for free

YouTube-focused music firm Audiam is intent on shaking up the way labels and artists make money from Google's video service.
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TuneCore and Indmusic team up for YouTube moneymaking

Everyone's a YouTube multi-channel network (MCN) these days, although in the case of digital music distributors, this is more about adding a layer.