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Amie Street Taps RightsFlow For Canadian Licensing And Royalty Accounting Services February 24, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.
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22nd February 2010, New York, NY – RightsFlow, a leading provider of bulk mechanical licensing and royalty services, announced a deal to handle Canadian royalty reporting for Amie Street, the fast growing online digital music retailer with a one-of-a-kind demand based pricing system.

RightsFlow will assist Amie Street by providing licensing and reporting services to CMRRA/SODRAC, Inc. (collectively known as “CSI”) on Amie Street’s behalf for downloads in Canada, as outlined in accordance with CSI’s Online Music Services Tariff, 2005-2007.

“RightsFlow’s technology and service solution fills a key need for Amie Street’s effort to automate the royalty administration process for Canadian sales,” said Peter Asbill, Chief Content Officer of Amie Street. “We’ve had strong customer growth because of our unique community driven pricing model and are excited to utilize a cost-effective system that will save us significant time and money as we continue to grow.”

“We are delighted to work with a forward-thinking company like Amie Street,” said Patrick Sullivan, CEO of RightsFlow. “We look forward to demonstrating how RightsFlow’s proven, simple service can provide a cost-effective solution for mechanical licensing compliance and royalty accounting for Amie Street.”

On AmieStreet.com, songs are priced based on their demand, and customers receive money for more downloads when they recommend their favorite songs. By allowing consumers to drive the price of music, a song’s price becomes a measure of its popularity, enabling people to discover new music with more ease and convenience.

RightsFlow is one of the leading experts in mechanical licensing, simplifying how rights holders get paid. As new methods of consuming music have emerged the company has been a pioneer in solving the complex issues of copyright compliance and royalty payment.

RightsFlow’s proprietary FLOW technology provides a single, cost-effective channel that connects rights-holders and companies that sell or distribute music. This innovative solution ensures proper licensing, accurate accounting and timely payment of royalties, and has been widely adopted by labels, artists and global businesses.

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About Amie Street
AmieStreet.com is the first digital music store where members of the community determine the price of every song. Founded in the Spring of 2006, AmieStreet.com offers music fans a community driven music experience to help them discover their next favorite artist. Songs start out free or for a few cents and increase in price the more they are purchased, up to a maximum of $.98. AmieStreet.com offers listeners a library of nearly 2 million songs to choose from. The site also rewards members with more downloads when they recognize and recommend tracks that increase in price, giving users an incentive to find and recommend good music first. All artists can sell their music on AmieStreet.com, using its platform to connect with a larger audience and build momentum and buzz for their music.

Contact for Amie Street:
Josh Boltuch

About RightsFlow
RightsFlow is a leading provider of mechanical licensing services and royalty payment technology for online music services, record companies, distributors and artists. The RightsFlow technology powers rapid song identification and provides an unprecedented level of transparency for both licensees and licensors. RightsFlow specializes in obtaining bulk physical, DPD, and ringtone licenses including streaming, tethered, and limited download rights. Our proprietary “FLOW” licensing technology and 10.5 million song database allow us to license content, render accounting, and pay royalties on behalf of clients quickly and accurately, ensuring that rights-holders are paid for the use of their work.

RightsFlow currently serves over 9,500 clients obtaining licenses from publishers and songwriters all over the world – including major/independent and artist controlled works. Clients include Amie Street, Muzak, [PIAS], Alliance, Kontor New Media, The Orchard, INgrooves, Hoodiny, CAM, Zebralution, E1 Canada Distribution, IODA, Cooking Vinyl, CD Baby, Disc Makers, & X5 Music Group.
RightsFlow is a Full Member of DDEX.
Contact for RightsFlow:
Michael Kauffman
+1-212-937-6955 x311


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