Posts Tagged ‘sampling’

Sampling The Past

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

There are plenty of ways to add depth and colour to your music productions; using your own field recordings are a safe bet from a copyright point of view, but it is also possible to create an entire album from samples…


Sampling The World Of Music

Friday, October 28th, 2016

There are still those who dismiss sampling as derivative re-hashing of other people’s work, but in truth the potential of sampling extends the reach of musicians into new avenues much as (then) new technologies like the piano once did…

Music Samples For Fun Or Profit

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Plagiarism is an age-old tradition, but sampling is a very recent technique that allows musicians to directly lift sounds and phrases from another’s work. Is this any different from Ben Johnson‘s advice, to wit: observe how the masters have imitated, and imitate likewise?