New York City's WRXP 101.9 FM Now Able To Receive New Music Digitally for
Broadcast Via DMDS
TORONTO, June 26 /CNW/ - YANGAROO Inc., (TSX-V: YOO, OTCBB: YOOIF) the
industry's leading secure digital media distribution company, has registered
the 2,000th radio station in the United States to use the company's Digital
Media Distribution System (DMDS). Emmis Broadcasting's TripleA station WRXP
101.9 FM in New York City can now receive broadcast-quality music digitally
and securely from artists and record labels via DMDS.
YANGAROO's DMDS is a web-based delivery system that replaces the physical
distribution of promotional music. Major record labels, independent
aggregators, independent labels and artists using DMDS can send
broadcast-quality music and promotional materials digitally and securely to
radio stations throughout North America. Music sent using DMDS is protected
from piracy by means of biometrics, encryption, and watermarking.
In 2007, YANGAROO's DMDS made 1.3 million deliveries in the U.S.,
primarily to radio stations representing over 35 U.S. broadcast chains. Major
label artists hit songs delivered to U.S. radio in the past 60 days have
included Disturbed (Warner Brothers), Miley Cyrus (Hollywood), The Offspring
(Columbia), Alanis Morrissette (Reprise), Scarlett Johansson (Atco/Rhino),
David Cook, American Idol (RCA), Neil Diamond (Columbia), Mudcrutch (Reprise),
American Idol RECAPs (Capitol), Jesse McCartney (Hollywood), and Frank Sinatra
(Reprise). DMDS registration at BDS and MediaBase monitored stations continues
to grow with major formats such as Active Rock, Alternative, and Modern Rock
over 90% penetration.
"I chose DMDS to receive CD-quality tracks because it's fast and
convenient," said Bryan Schock, Music Director/Afternoon Drive Air Talent,
WRXP/New York. "Now where did I leave that 'My Morning Jacket' CD?"
"DMDS will save WRXP's staff valuable time while helping the station
protect the environment, eliminating the need to sort, open, and review
promotional CDs shipped to the station by record labels," said John Heaven,
President & CEO of YANGAROO. "Digital delivery will also provide streamlined
digital ingestion of both music and metadata into the station's radio
About WRXP 101.9:
Emmis Communications' New York City radio station 101.9 WRXP, The New
York Rock Experience, represents a new Adult Rock station in the New York
tri-state market which merges New Music, Classic Rock, Alternative & Local
Rock into a new adult blend called "The New York Rock Experience." 101.9 WRXP
features a variety of rock from artists like Franz Ferdinand, Bruce
Springsteen, Nirvana, Coldplay, U2, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews, The Police,
Beck, Radiohead, The Who, Oasis, Arcade Fire, Social Distortion, and REM, a
playlist not determined by era, but rather by the acoustic quality of each
song as determined directly by on-air personalities and staff.
YANGAROO's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is a leading
secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music and advertising industries.
DMDS is a web-based delivery system that pioneers secure digital file
distribution by incorporating biometrics, high-value encryption and
watermarking. DMDS replaces the physical distribution of musical recordings
and advertising to radio, media, retailers and other authorized recipients
with more accountable, effective, and far less costly digital delivery of
broadcast quality media via the Internet.
YANGAROO's DMDS has made over five million deliveries of over 11,000
songs from more than 500 record labels to destinations which include radio
stations representing over 35 US broadcast chains. The number of deliveries
made by US record labels via YANGAROO's DMDS increased by 266% in 2007, to 1.3
DMDS is the only system that can digitally deliver music across the U.S.,
Canada and the UK. YANGAROO has offices in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, and
London, UK. YANGAROO trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the
symbol YOO and in the U.S. under OTCBB:YOOIF. For further information, please
contact John Heaven at 905-763-3553 or visit www.yangaroo.com.
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