Is it legal to...

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  1. prettyherb

    prettyherb O I

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    ...use an acapella sample from for example a pop song from shakira or something in your dnb, and put it on the internet, for example on soundcloud. But you don't want to make money with it.

    That's my question... So it it legal or not :p?

    grtz
     
  2. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    nobody cares..
     
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    My parents would if it was illegal ^^
     
  4. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    cant see you being sued over it so go for it.
     
  5. groelle

    groelle Well-Known Member

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    lol. then dont do it xD
     
  6. Over

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    Try to use just few second ( something under 5sec if i remember right)
    and manipulate IT . In that way IT s quite legal :)
     
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    IT :p?
     
  8. ilovelondon

    ilovelondon Call me Jens.

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    That thing with the 5 seconds is not always true. My recommendation is to use your own sounds. Find someone to record with, do a collab with someone. Also, you'll learn much more about producing that way and progress faster. It's more fun to do too. And if you would end up with a banger there's no problem when someone wants to release it. :D

    The hardest part is finding someone. You could even search someone on soundcloud that you like and message him/her that you like it and want to do collab? Apart from finding someone, there's only benefits.
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    If your not making money from it its not really an issue.
     
  10. ARTFX

    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    +1 for ilovelondon's idea.
     
  11. Innovine

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    It doesn't matter if you make money or not. If it's copyrighted then you have no rights to use it in derived works. So yes, it is illegal. However, how illegal it is is a matter of debate, and differs from country to country. Also, no one gives a shit.
     
  12. JRG

    JRG Eat, Sleep and Breakbeats

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    not at all.. however if you sell or distribute copies without consulting who owns the rights to that vocal for their consent then yes it is illegal..

    But please no Shakira D&B lol
     
  13. ONSLAUGHT88

    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    soundcloud bots may sift through and delete it, thats about it really.
     
  14. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    No it is not illegal providing your making no money from it, if you make money from it and havnt cleared the sample then it is very illegal but then, whats the chances of shakira or one her team hearing your tune? unless make it big time of course.

    Kinda the idea of whitelabel i think < but dont qoute me on that.

    i friend told me how James Brown, before he died had a team of people who were paid to search around and find artists whod sampled him....sounds fun! :)
     
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    must be the most sampled guy on earth tho ^^
     
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    mi english is rusty sorry, italy here ..anyway shakira , i dream to manipulate her ....IT!!!! i used some samples from spears too ....with alot of fx can be a rabid bunny but yeah at the end that sucks for dnb..and sahkira too probably
     
  17. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Pretty sure that sampling even for the lolz doesnt come under the 'fair use' exemption?

    What I'd like to know is how cumz people have got away with the break that has JB 'coughing' in it? He must have been well spun out the first time someone showed him!
     
  18. duttymonster

    duttymonster deep in the jungle

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    the <5 second rule (i think it was actually 1 second) doesn't count anymore - they revised the laws when they introduced all this CC licensing etc.

    truth is, unless you are trying to resell it, no one cares.

    the honest truth is, if your parents have got a majority say in what content is in your jungle, you probably should just give up now.
     
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    Only an example mate that would be the worsest collab ever :p
     
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