Posts Tagged ‘plagiarism’

The Art Of Imitation

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

There is much more to making music than meets the ear, and even designing electronic equipment can be prone to the odd ‘borrowing’ of inspiration. However, the difference between a facile copy and a significant repurposing (derived from a deeper understanding) is what pushes creation onwards…

Plagiarism Kicks Into Gear

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Everyone who cares about music has probably debated the artistic validity of sampling at some point; indeed there is much to discuss when considering where the boundaries between creativity and plagiarism lie. But it’s not just musicians who are open to accusations of excessive imitation; companies who manufacture their gear are too…