NEW U2 AND SHANIA TWAIN AVAILABLE FIRST EXCLUSIVELY VIA MUSICRYPT'S DMDS IN CANADA
September 17, 2004

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Universal Music Canada will release the new single "Vertigo" by Irish superstars U2, exclusively and securely to radio over the Internet via Musicrypt's DMDS (Digital Media Distribution System) on Friday, September 24. The new U2 album "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb" is scheduled for release November 23, 2004.

SHANIA TWAIN'S new single was delivered on Friday, September 3 via DMDS and "Party for Two" became the "Most Added" record by radio stations in Canada the following week. (according to Canadian Music Network). This illustrates another benefit of DMDS in that all stations receive new music at the same time allowing for instant reaction from radio. The superstar's first greatest hits album, "Shania Twain's Greatest Hits" will be released on November 9, 2004. About Universal Music Canada: Universal Music Canada, a unit of Universal Music Group, is Canada's leading music organization maintaining an overall 32.5% market share. For further information on Universal Music Canada please visit www.umusic.ca. About Musicrypt: Musicrypt's 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 via the Internet. DMDS delivers broadcast quality media from the sender securely and on time to authorized recipients. Musicrypt trades on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) in Toronto under the symbol MCT. Visit www.musicrypt.com.

Musicrypt Inc., contacts: John Heaven, President + CEO, 905 763 3553, jheaven@musicrypt.com, Suite 300, 225 East Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4B 3P4. Peter Diemer, VP Sales & Marketing, 604 913 1358, peterdiemer@musicrypt.com. Media - James Monaco 416 686 3395 or jmonaco@sympatico.ca

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