The MLC Begins Full Operations

The highly anticipated License Availability Date set by the landmark Music Modernization Act of 2018 (MMA) – when digital audio services can begin operating under a new blanket mechanical license covering every musical work available on their U.S. services – has officially arrived, ushering in a new era in mechanical licensing led by The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC).

As of January 1st, 2021, The MLC has officially begun administering this new blanket license established by the MMA. Continue reading The MLC Begins Full Operations

The MLC Teams with Blokur, Exactuals, Music Data Services, TuneRegistry

The MLC is announcing that four music data companies are joining its Data Quality Initiative (DQI): Blokur, Exactuals, Music Data Services, and TuneRegistry.

Through their work with The MLC, these companies will make it much easier for their users and customers to participate in the DQI and check the accuracy of their musical works data in The MLC’s current database. Continue reading The MLC Teams with Blokur, Exactuals, Music Data Services, TuneRegistry