Pretty Lights Talks About Legal Issues With Sampling

Written by: indieonthemove


Using samples in music poses a problem for young producers unaware of the legalities and obligations that go along with it. In this clip, electronic producer Pretty Lights, aka Derek Vincent Smith, discusses the ramifications of using unlicensed music in a track, what he did to fix the problem, and the potential pitfalls if a producer is not careful. Make sure to check out Pretty Lights' brand new album "A Color Map of The Sun" here and click here for the interesting documentary about the unique creation process behind the album.


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