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Happy Wednesday Everyone! Looks like record labels are dealing with another cyber stealing problem again! Labels such as; UMG Recordings, Capitol Records, Warner Bros, Sony Music, Arista Records, Atlantic Records and others are royally pissed at YouTube-mp3.org (YTMP3) for cutting down their royalties. YTMP3 is a site that provides users a platform to illegally rip...
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Grandmaster Flash is synonymous with the birth of hip hop music in the 80’s, with songs like “The Message” and it’s famous lyrics, “Don’t push me ’cause I’m close to the edge/I’m trying not to lose my head.” However, the music of Grandmaster Flash was not created by the DJ alone- it was a group effort,...
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(cont. from The Hollywood Lawyer blog post, “Sampling Music Part 2 of 3: How do I get permission?“) So, at this point, assuming that you now have the copyright owner (i.e., publishing company, songwriter) and/or master recording owner (i.e., record label) on the phone, it’s now time to talk money and see how much $...
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(cont. from The Hollywood Lawyer blog post, “Sampling Music Part 1 of 3: When do I need permission?“) Alright, so now you know you need to get clearance for a music sample. What’s next? You’ll need to get permission from the appropriate copyright owners: If you’ll be sampling just the song (composition – written form...
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