Digital retailer Traxsource to pay out withheld mechanical royalties

Tom Pakinkis

Digital retailer Traxsource has announced that it will be paying back any extra money previously withheld for copyright royalty payments to every label and artist it's ever worked with in its 11-year history.

Throughout the analogue age, record labels received the money from music sales and were responsible for paying mechanical royalties copyright societies and/or publishers. With the introduction of digital downloads copyright societies demanded to receive publishing royalties from download sales directly from the retailers as opposed to looking ...

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