Michael McCarty & Gavin Brown focus on their new firm, Kilometre Music Group, in addition to the exploding marketplace for tune rights and Canadians’ dominance on the music charts
On the podcast this week, Mike is joined by Michael McCarty, who spent on the final seven years because the chief membership officer at SOCAN following a legendary profession in music publishing, in addition to Juno-winning producer Gavin Brown (The Tragically Hip, Billy Talent, Three Days Grace). The cause they’re on collectively is as a result of, together with their colleague Rodney Murphy, they’ve launched Kilometre Music Group, a brand new music rights administration firm with the said mission of reclaiming “the monetary rewards of the multi-decade worldwide ‘Canadian music invasion’ for the good thing about Canadian artists, traders, and tradition.”
Given a number of the mega-deals which have made headlines not too long ago, with main stars like Bob Dylan and Stevie Nicks promoting their tune rights, McCarty and Brown focus on this exploding marketplace for songs, in addition to why Canada has punched above its weight for many years in relation to writing and producing chart-topping hits, the dominance of BIPOC songwriters and producers, what they envision KMG’s position to be, and extra.
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