Copyright and Sampling

Game for the big shots , watch how copyright is killing creative freedom:

Part 1 , check also other parts on youtube or wait this video to finish.

Youtube copyright School

Google has announced new tougher copyright policies for YouTube online video users. Violators will be required to watch a copyright tutorial and pass a test before being allowed to continue using the service.

Below is the tutorial that violators will be required to view in order to continue using YouTube.

Dub-step made with Kinect

Who needs piano πŸ™‚

Check the video here

Thanks to Vlada πŸ™‚

Sonar Festival is For Sale

Great commercial for one of the best electronic festivals in the world, in the heart of Barcelona.

Story about MP3

If you ever wondered about the story with mp3Β  here is great video about it.I personally hear the difference but for that it is important to have good monitor speakers in order to hear.Thanks to Slices for this great article.

Reggae Britannia – Documentary

Reggae Britannia is a brilliant documentary talking about reggae’s influence on British music and society.

β€œThe acclaimed BBC4 Britannia series moves into the world of British reggae. Showing how it came from Jamaica in the 1960s to influence, over the next twenty years, both British music and society, the programme includes major artists and performances from that era, including Big Youth, Max Romeo, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jerry Dammers and the Specials, the Police, UB40, Dennis Bovell, lovers rock performers Carroll Thompson and Janet Kay, bands like Aswad and Steel Pulse and reggae admirers such as Boy George and Paul Weller.”

Enjoy πŸ™‚

Korg Kaoss Pad Quad

Here comes a new Kaoss Pad , this time called Quad.It can produce 4 effects simultaneously at one finger tip.

More info bellow:

Dynamic Effects Processor

Create your own combination of Kaoss effects, and simultaneously control up to four effects using a single fingertip! Introducing the Kaoss Pad Quad; it’s Kaoss control evolved to a whole new level.

Kaoss Pad Quad Highlights

  • Brilliant, colorful LED touchpad illuminations move in sync with your performance
  • Control multiple effects in realtime using the intuitive Kaoss X-Y touchpad
  • Create your own Kaoss combinations and use up to four effects at once
  • Choose one of five effects from each of four effect groups; a total of 1,295 combinations!
  • Freeze button holds the effect settings after you release your finger, for dazzling hands-free use
  • Versatile and highly playable effects control, delivering unimaginable expression
  • New Looper effects – Forward, Reverse and Slice – add new audio intensity
  • Mix it up with new DJ emulation Vinyl Break and Ducking Compressor effects
  • Auto BPM engine detection and Tap Tempo functions keep your Kaoss locked to the beat

More info here