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A CIMA Q&A With Re:Sound President Ian MacKay

CIMA President Stuart Johnston recently asked Ian MacKay, President of Re: Sound Music Licensing Company, to discuss his organization’s work on behalf of artists and record companies, and how indep

A CIMA Q&A With Re:Sound President Ian MacKay

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CIMA President Stuart Johnston recently asked Ian MacKay, President of Re: Sound Music Licensing Company, to discuss his organization’s work on behalf of artists and record companies, and how independent labels can ensure they are compensated for their performance rights. Johnston is a member of Re: Sound’s board of directors, representing Canada’s independent music community.


What followed is an enlightening account of how the rights collective has evolved from a relatively small royalties’ collection agency into a big money earner for its rights stakeholders that include musicians and record labels. Re:Sound has also become a world-leader in data collection and in its last reported fiscal processed 1.8B sound recording performances (plays).

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To learn more about the org, MacKay’s role in the agency’s development and read the full Q&A, continue here.

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Japan’s MILLENNIUM PARADE Coming to Toronto on 2024 Global Tour: See the Schedule

The band, led by Daiki Tsuneta of King Gnu, will kick off the trek on Nov. 2 in Mexico City.

MILLENNIUM PARADE is set to launch its first-ever global tour called the WHO AND HOW TOUR 2024 in November, traveling to nine cities around the world for 10 shows.

The band, led by Daiki Tsuneta of King Gnu, will kick off the trek in Mexico City, then hit Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Berlin, Paris, London, Utrecht, and Tokyo. The Tokyo shows will take place at Tokyo Garden Theater on Dec. 19 and 20. The tour will mark the first time in three years that the band performs live.

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