SOURCE: Musicrypt

September 19, 2005 07:30 ET

CURB Records Utilizes Musicrypt's DMDS to Securely Distribute Christian Catalogue Material

CURB Records Delivers Last 5 Years Worth of Christian Radio Hits via DMDS

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 19, 2005 -- Musicrypt Inc. (TSX-V: MCT) (OTC: MCYPF), the industry's leading digital music distribution company, today announced that CURB Records has made available over 100 songs for digital download to Christian Radio Programmers across the United States, via Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS). This includes Christian Contemporary, Inspirational, Southern Gospel and Christian Country material from a wide range of CURB artists such as Natalie Grant, Sawyer Brown, Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes, Selah, Plumb and many others.

"We've recently had requests from Christian radio to make our back catalogue of hit singles available to radio digitally, and DMDS made the process simple," said John Butler, Vice President, Promotion, CURB Records. "DMDS was able to come up with a plan to assist us in getting our important Christian singles to our trusted radio partners and we're glad to lead in utilizing the advantages of digital music delivery. Radio stations can now access our key songs immediately and at their discretion."

Musicrypt has worked closely with its customers to develop user-friendly technology that securely delivers broadcast quality music to its recipients. Hit songs by virtually every major superstar artist have been sent to radio via DMDS. The list includes: U2, Coldplay, Usher, Michael Buble, Norah Jones, Shania Twain, Britney Spears, 3 Doors Down, Avril Lavigne, Alicia Keys, Nickelback, Christina Aguilera, Evanescence, Green Day, Gwen Stefani, Hoobastank, Jet, Foo Fighters, K-OS, Maroon 5, Robbie Williams, Sarah McLachlan, R.Kelly, Seal, SUM 41, Sting, The White Stripes and many more.

"CURB Records was an early believer of digital delivery to their media contacts and is an industry leader in the evolution of how music is delivered to radio," said Paul Johnson, Senior Director Marketing, Nashville / Central Region, Musicrypt, Inc. "Christian Music is currently the fastest growing segment of popular music, with annual revenues over 1 billion dollars and growing. We take this market very seriously and look forward to expanding our presence here."

Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) has delivered over 1,400 songs to over 800,000 destinations, clearly making it the dominant secure digital delivery system in North America.

Musicrypt is partnered in the U.S. with industry leader Billboard Radio Monitor (VNU/AEX) and endorsed by Clear Channel Radio (NYSE: CCU) and XM Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: XMSR).

About CURB:

CURB Records is the home of many of today's hottest acts in Country, Pop and Christian music, including superstars Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes, Jo Dee Messina, Sawyer Brown, Billy Dean, Natalie Grant, Selah, Plumb, Fernando Ortega, Wynonna, Hank Williams, Jr. and Kimberley Locke.

About Musicrypt:

Musicrypt's patented Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS) is the leading secure B2B digital delivery solution for the music industry. DMDS is a web-based delivery system that pioneers secure digital file distribution by incorporating biometrics, high-value encryption and watermarking. The first application of DMDS replaces the physical distribution of new musical recordings by record companies from the studio, internally, and to radio stations with more secure, more effective and less costly digital distribution of broadcast quality media via the Internet. Musicrypt trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol MCT and in the U.S. under (OTC: MCYPF). For more information on Musicrypt, please visit www.musicrypt.com

The statements contained in this release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause such statements to differ materially from actual future events or results. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

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    Sarah Miller
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