Billboard: MLC to Help Indie Distributors

MLC to Help Indie Distributors Find Unclaimed Royalties With New Portal

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) has launched a new portal designed to help more independent distributors and artists get paid what they’re due, the organization announced Tuesday (Sept. 27).

Called Distributor Unmatched Recordings Portal (DURP), the platform was created with the help of seven independent music distributors: Tune Core, CD Baby, Believe, Repost by Soundcloud, Symphonic Distribution, Empire and Vydia. By helping distributors find unmatched data for the sound recordings they’ve distributed, the MLC’s aim is to see more royalties filter down to indie acts.

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