Tag: Copyright

Point Blank’s Guide to Sampling: History, Development & Techniques

Sampling

We have a special guest editorial from Point Blank Electronic Music School and it’s all about sampling. Sampling is the use of...

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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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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Michael Jackson Deposition (1993)

Pop, Saturday Matinée, Video

There’s no escape from accusations of copyright infringement, even for one of the most gifted musicians the world has ever....

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

Throwback Thursday

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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Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids” Sample Saga

Sampling

The sampling lawsuit involving Frank Ocean’s Super Rich Kids is a little more entangled than you might think. Oh joy, another sample...

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NEWS: Copyright Law Extended To 70 Years

News

Good and bad news, Samplefacers: copyright law has been extended from 50 years to 70 years in the UK. Joining the bandwagon of the USA, the...

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