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Is De La Soul’s Long Fight to Release Its Music Digitally Finally Over—or Just Beginning?

Is De La Soul’s Long Fight to Release Its Music Digitally Finally Over—or Just Beginning? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
On Valentine’s Day, De La Soul released most of their back catalog for free. Fans rejoiced at the unexpected gift, which included the albums 3 Feet High and Rising (1989), De La Soul Is Dead (1991), Buhloone Mind State (1993), and Stakes Is High (1996) and dozens of rare remixes,...
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Listen to Music Samples, Remixes and Cover Songs | WhoSampled

Listen to Music Samples, Remixes and Cover Songs | WhoSampled | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Listen to music at the ultimate database of sampled music, remixes and cover songs - dig deeper into music by discovering direct links between songs and artists.
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Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation

Compiling as a Creative Act: What Duke Ellington’s Remixing Reveals about Plagiarism and Innovation | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

In the altogether fantastic Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington (public library) — one of the best biographies and memoirs of 2013 — Terry Teachout reveals that for the beloved composer, who was already a man of curious paradoxes, this creative duality was as palpable as the line between plagiarism and originality was blurred. Ellington, it turns out, made a regular habit of “borrowing” melodic fragments composed by the soloists in his famed orchestra, then transforming them into hit songs — without credit, creative or financial, to the originators.

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