Musicrypt’s DMDS Delivers Major Label Releases to U.S. Radio
New Coldplay Single Delivered First for Capitol Records Along With Foo Fighters for RCA With Musicrypt’s DMDS
TORONTO -- 04/26/2005 -- Musicrypt Inc. (TSX: MCT) (OTC BB: MCYPF), the industry’s leading digital music distribution company, today announced the secure delivery of highly anticipated new singles “Speed of Sound” by superstar artists Coldplay (Capitol Records) on Monday, April 18th at 9:00 am ET, and “Best of You” by Foo Fighters (RCA Records) on Wednesday, April 20th at 6 am ET to radio in the United States.
Musicrypt was the first digital music distributor to deliver the record-breaking new hit single “American Baby” from RCA recording artist The Dave Matthews Band to U.S. Radio. Also released first were new singles by The Backstreet Boys on Jive/Zomba and Kelly Clarkson on RCA. Additional recent releases from RCA include new music from Mario and Citizen Cope. The beautiful voices from this year’s American Idol competition came together to raise funds for the American Red Cross disaster relief fund through the sale of a special CD. Three singles from this extraordinary project were distributed via DMDS, “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother,” “Everything Is Beautiful” and “When You Tell Me That You Love Me.”
This activity follows a very successful March 2005 launch into the United States music and broadcast markets with the support and partnership with industry leader, Billboard Radio Monitor (VNU/AEX) and the endorsement of Clear Channel Radio.
“We greatly appreciate the support of Billboard Radio Monitor, and the U.S.-based record labels helping us move towards our goal of becoming the premier digital music distributor in the United States,” stated Cliff Hunt, Chief Operating Officer and Chairman for Musicrypt. “This is going to be a very exciting year for the company as we continue our roll out in the U.S. and begin moving into other territories.”
Musicrypt’s Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is rapidly gaining new radio stations around the U.S. and is currently installed at stations representing 35 broadcast chains in the United States, including Clear Channel Radio, Infinity Broadcasting, Cox Radio, Cumulus, Citadel Communications, Emmis Communications, DMS, NPR, Next Media, Rocket City Broadcasting, Sinclair Communications, XM Satellite Radio and Sirius.
Musicrypt’s patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is the leading secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music industry. DMDS is a web-based delivery system that pioneers secure digital file distribution by incorporating biometrics, high-value encryption and watermarking. The first application of DMDS replaces the physical distribution of new musical recordings by record companies from the studio, internally, and to radio stations with more secure, more effective and less costly digital distribution of broadcast quality media via the Internet. Musicrypt trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol MCT and in the U.S. under (OTC BB: MCYPF). For more information on Musicrypt, please visit www.musicrypt.com
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