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Producers: Do NOT Sample These Artists

The database style website, DontSample.Me has been created to aid musicians in avoiding pesky copyright infringement notices by providing a list of artists they should not sample. The list contains near 3000 names of artists who do not allow sampling, or remixing at the risk of a DMCA takedown notice, or even stricter legal action. DontSample.Me is the most cohesive list of major label musicians known to take action against others “using” their work. As (for example) SoundCloud increases their affiliations with the major labels, DMCA takedown requests of unauthorized bootlegs, remixes and mixtapes has become a consistent reality. So far, the ... Read more

DJ Tiesto Collapses After Hearing His Own Music For Too Long

The EDM world is in a state of turmoil after DJ Tiësto collapsed on stage last Friday night during a gig in San Jose (California), putting his American tour to an abrupt halt, leaving thousands of ticket holders in L.A. and San Diego disgruntled. The claims of the famed DJ hitting an LED-screen were suddenly abandoned when an investigation into the occurrence pointed out that Tiësto was actually physically and mentally drained by having to hear his music every single night. Dr. Rudolph Kaufman, who specializes in DJs that run a high risk of ‘ear-exhaustion‘ – also known as ‘EDM-fatigue‘ ... Read more