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Tag: Michael Raine

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Give Credit Where It's Due

The article originally appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Michael Raine “I am so pissed off about this,” Garth Richardson says emphatically to kick off our conversation. “Our craft seems to be being put into the back closet.” What’s riling up Richardson – the
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"It's Impossible to Imagine": Behind the Scenes as the Canadian music industry copes with an unprecedented crisis

This article appears in the May/June 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Michael Raine No one saw this coming. Not like this, at least. Just two months is all it took for the music industry to be turned on its head. On Jan. 11th, China reported its first
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Demystifying Streaming Playlists: How do you get on them & does it matter?

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Michael Raine It’s commonly accepted that on-demand streaming has changed how people – especially young people – consume music. Apple Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, YouTube Music … They all feature a ton of playlists, but there is
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ACTRA RACS, Artisti & MROC: Which Is the Right Choice for You?

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of Canadian Musician. By Michael Raine Back in 1997, a significant change was made to the Copyright Act of Canada that altered the equation for public performance royalties, which are paid when a recorded song is used on TV, radio,
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