album cover Beverly Glenn-Copeland’s Keyboard Fantasies
November 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

Groundbreaking Canadian albums by Beverly Glenn-Copeland (pictured), Main Source, and Buffy Sainte-Marie have been named as this year’s recipients of a Prize that can be viewed as a Hall of Fame equivalent for releases in the pre-Polaris era.

Lou Ragagnin. Pic provided.
April 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

 Re:Sound’s Board of Directors has named CPA Sr. VP Lou Ragagnin as the organization’s incoming President and CEO.

Re:Sound president, Ian MacKay
October 28, 2019
by David Farrell

Canadian copyright collective Re:Sound posted a record $50.6-million in revenue in 2018 with distribution to rights holders totaling $43.8-million,

September 9, 2019
by External Source

After 10 years of leading licensing collective Re:Sound: Music, its president, Ian MacKay, has announced he will be leaving the organisation at the

May 12, 2019
by FYI Staff

Re: Sound and the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) say they are ready to launch a B2B joint venture known as En

May 7, 2019
by FYI Staff

Performance rights org Re:Sound reports preliminary figures show income for 2018 has topped $50M with foreign income up 38 percent over 2017.

Re:Sound president, Ian MacKay
October 23, 2018
by David Farrell

Canada’s music licensing body Re:Sound posted double-digit growth in its latest fiscal 2017 report with revenues up $7.2-million  or 16% to $53.4-m

(L-R) - Nam Kiwanuka, Loreena McKennitt, Dr. George Barker, Maia Davies, Ian MacKay (photo: Guntar Kravis)
October 19, 2018
by Nick Krewen

While Re:Sound president Ian MacKay says that eliminating Canadian Copyright Act exemptions would return $100M to creators and labels, songwriter Maia Davies says a friend of hers who wrote three Drake tracks can't afford to pay his rent because the songs weren't singles.

The Re:Sound Band in action at Re:Wind
October 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Re:Wind fundraiser (pictured) is a smash hit, Barenaked Ladies get their Day in Toronto, and Juno submissions open. Others in the news include CIMA, MusicOntario, Sheepdogs, Led Zeppelin, CMAOntario, Whitehorse, Myriad3, Jess Moskaluke, Basement Revolver, Don McLean, Max Kerman, TBS, Slim Jim Phantom, and farewells to Kim Larsen and Charles Aznavour. Videos supplied for your enjoyment.

Re:Sound's Ian MacKay
February 5, 2018
by David Farrell

Led by President Ian MacKay, the rights org has a team of committed people working incredibly hard to improve the lot of musicians, record labels large and small and fighting the good fight on their behalf.

December 14, 2017
by David Farrell

The stakeholders stack in two piles: big business, and creative artist collectives. In the first is anyone who relies on the use of music as part of their business activity. In the other, an alphabet soup of organizations with indecipherable acronyms that fall into three distinct bodies: Re: Sound, SOCAN, and the CMRRA.

December 11, 2017
by David Farrell

Last week a collaborative step to create uniform reporting was announced between Bell Media’s 100-plus terrestrial radio stations, rights collective Re:Sound, and Music Canada. It's a big deal, and we explain why.