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Old 08-02-2019, 07:12 PM
Go_Arachnid_Laser is offline
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Originally Posted by Acsenray View Post
This case was about infringing a musical work, a composition, not sampling a sound recording. Those are two different things.
Except they aren't that different, really.

Since the concept of the DJ as a creator in the late eighties, a lot of modern music is made of samples from other songs. Daft Punk, for instance, make their songs by sampling from old funk records. Sure, they lose some money to royalties, but that's what they like to do. Right? You use a sample from a record, you pay for it and that's that.

But then, there's the DJ's who think, 'Hey, why don't I recreate this sample in the studio with some minor variations? That way I don't have to give credit or pay squat.' And then it's not that simple.

Last edited by Go_Arachnid_Laser; 08-02-2019 at 07:13 PM.