SOURCE: Dittybase Technologies Inc.

April 16, 2008 09:00 ET

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Tunes Into Dittybase

CBC Music Collection Now Available for Worldwide Licensing Through

VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Dittybase Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: DTTY) is proud to report a landmark agreement between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dittybase Inc., and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (The CBC). Dittybase, a pioneer of digital music licensing, becomes the worldwide distributor for the digital distribution and licensing rights for the vast CBC Music Collection. This unsurpassed collection of recorded Canadian music has been compiled over the last seven decades, and includes every imaginable genre, including Classical, Opera, Folk, World/Ethnic, Jazz, Rock and Electronica, from Canada's brightest Independent artists, orchestras and Canadian icons.

"We are proud to have been chosen as The CBC's strategic partner," said Lance Landiak, V.P. Business Development at Dittybase. "The CBC Music repertoire is certainly amongst the most unique and vast music collections in Canada, and is recognized worldwide for its diversity and quality. There is simply nothing like it in the music scene. CBC Radio directors are an integrated part of Dittybase bringing the CBC Music Collection recordings to the marketplace. This is an extraordinary opportunity for the creative media marketplace to access these recordings online and through our music director services that work in-tandem with the curators of the CBC Music Collection and its affiliated publishers."

Dittybase and CBC Records & CBC Radio Canada, divisions of The CBC, have formed this strategic partnership in order to dramatically increase the exposure and licensing of CBC-owned and affiliated music publishers and labels to a worldwide audience. Dittybase will facilitate the licensing of music on behalf of The CBC, for broadcast, film, video game, internet, wireless/mobile media and interactive media markets worldwide.

The CBC Music Collection is immense, as it has recorded countless sessions, concerts and performances over many decades. This extraordinary collection includes:

The CBC Radio Sessions: a vast and diverse collection of world renowned Canadian music icons such as The Guess Who, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Oscar Peterson, Glenn Gould, Gordon Lightfoot, and Neil Young just to name a few.

CBC Radio 3, Canada's Indie Network Sessions: The CBC Radio 3 Sessions feature Canada's busiest and best independent artists. All performances are recorded in CBC studios across the country, with artists including Feist, Tegan & Sara, Patrick Watson, Death Cab for Cutie, Rufus Wainright, Ladytron, Joel Plaskett, Sloan, Tokyo Police Club, Bedouin Soundclash and many, many others.

CBC Records Modern Masters Series: containing the prolific compositions of Stravinsky, George & Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Shostakovich, Copland, Ravel, Ives, Rachmaninoff, Britten, Villa-Lobos and others.

CBC Records Classical & Opera Collection: the timeless works of the Masters, such as: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Vivaldi, Wagner, Offenbach, Debussy, Schumann, Rossini, Dvorak, Gounod, Saint-Saens, John Philip Sousa, Chopin, Gilbert & Sullivan, Scott Joplin and other masters and rarities.

About CBC Radio and CBC Records

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has commissioned original works since 1936 as part of its mission to promote and nurture Canadian arts and culture. The type of works housed in the CBC music library include light classical, full-length musicals, chamber music, operas, concertos, choral music, vocal music, music for full orchestra, ethnic and popular genres of today.

About Dittybase Inc. provides a significant platform from which to promote recordings, by facilitating the search, collaboration, licensing, reporting and management of music assets in a seamless workflow. CBC Records is the latest in a distinguished group of world-class music providers to enlist the services of Dittybase to enhance sales of musical compositions and to increase the exposure of their affiliated artists.

Dittybase Inc. is a pioneer of digital music licensing and rights management solutions for the entertainment and corporate media industries. Dittybase's solutions dramatically reduce the costs associated with search facilitation, distribution, storage, and publishing administration of music. This results in increased profitability for enterprises that produce, use, or monitor copyrighted music in media that is publicly performed and distributed worldwide. Additional information on Dittybase Technologies and its subsidiaries can be found on the World Wide Web at

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Blake Fallis
V.P. Corporate Development,

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