Digital Sampling and the Contradictions of Intellectual Property Rights
Nate Harrison narrates an impressive history of the use and dissemination of the "Amen Break," a 6-second drum solo in the middle of the Winston's 1969 hit, "Amen Brother." As the Amen Break became re-appropriated through eletronic sampling, its story stands as a testement to the limitlessness of digitally mediated expression and way intellectual property rights stifle.
- Genre: Other
- Length: 17:31 minutes (8.02 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 64Kbps (CBR)