Tag: Copyright

Kraftwerk Lose German Court Battle Of Uncleared Sample

Sampling

German music pioneers Kraftwerk have lost their battle over an uncleared sample. In what could be a landmark ruling at least in Germany, a...

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READ: Academic Papers On Sampling By Amanda Sewell

Hip Hop

Thanks to musicologist Amanda Sewell, we have some academic papers on the subject of sampling. Sampling is synonymous with interactive...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: BBC Short Change – How To Download Music Legally

Music

Back in 2005, music downloads were still in their infancy. Here’s a video from ’05 on how to download music legally thanks to...

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Leftover Links #16: Synths, Samples and Drum Machines

Technology

It’s Leftover Links time and we’re looking into the wonderful world of synths, samples and drum machines thanks to articles...

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NEWS: Copyright Law Extended To 70 Years

News

Good and bad news: copyright law has been extended from 50 years to 70 years in the UK....

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Swedish Group Icona Pop Asked Tupac’s Mum For Sample Permission

Pop

Well, how about that? Swedish electro pop group Icona Pop request permission to use a Tupac sample by writing a letter to his mother, Afeni...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Don’t Copy That Floppy!

Music

Did I hear you right? Did I hear you saying that you’re going to make a copy of a game without paying? Don’t Copy That Floppy!...

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VIDEO: Early Documentary about Sampling (1988)

Video

Sampleface wouldn’t be Sampleface without the art of sampling. Producers know the feeling when they listen to a track and they...

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