Background music is a personalized service that integrates music, voice, sound and images to broadcast background music in an establishment for
its clients’ continuous listening.
What rights does this license authorize?
This license authorizes you to:
Encode or digitalize a musical work incorporated into a sound recording and part of the SODRAC repertoire in the goal of producing a
digital music bank uniquely intended for the service’s programming;
Encode or digitalize a musical work incorporated into a video clip and part of the SODRAC repertoire in the goal of producing a digital
audiovisual bank uniquely intended for the service’s programming;
Insert voice messages or publicity into the service’s personalized transmission;
- Give retailers access to or allow them to reproduce the musical and audiovisual bank onto their servers with the sole purpose of
continuously transmitting SODRAC repertoire works via the service as background music in retailers’ physical establishments.
How to obtain a license
To obtain a licence, you must fill out and send us the Request to open a file form .
As soon as your information has been processed, we will communicate with you about the next step.
For more information, please contact the Manager, Audiovisual Department, at 514-845-3268, ext. 227 or by email at
8% of the subscription revenues, subject to a minimum of $700 per civil quarter.