David Oxenford explains in-store music royalties following Pandora-DMX partnership

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 8:10am

David OxenfordEarlier this week Pandora announced a partnership with DMX to license its stations to businesses (RAIN coverage here). Yesterday Radio-Info's Tom Taylor asked industry attorney and Davis Wright Tremaine partner David Oxenford (pictured) to explain the royalty situation for businesses playing music to customers. As usual with royalties, the requirements are more complicated than you might expect.

You can find Oxenford's explanation in yesterday's Taylor on Radio-Info newsletter here and more on the Broadcast Law Blog here.

Pandora, DMX partner to license web radio stations to businesses

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 12:25pm

PandoraPandora has partnered with marketing company DMX to license its radio stations to businesses. The companies press release notes that the service is "suitable for national and local retail stores that use music to enhance their establishments, including car dealerships, medical offices, salons, restaurants and coffee shops among others."

The $25 per month subscription includes no ads and unlimited playback, according to DMX's website (here). You can find the companies' press release here.

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