Tracklib launches its ‘State of Sampling 2019’ report
Sample-licensing service Tracklib has published its latest ‘State of Sampling’ report, offering some stats and insight into how samples are being used in 2019’s music industry. “This year, 15% of the songs on Billboard...
December 18, 2019
Kraftwerk prevails in long-running legal battle over sampling
Kraftwerk have won a legal battle that’s been running for 20 years, based on their 1999 case against a track that sampled their song ‘Metall auf Metall’. The Court of Justice of the European Union finally ruled yesterday...
July 30, 2019
Music-making firm Splice raises a $57.5m funding round
Splice is one of the most popular online tools for creating music – and accessing samples – with more than 2.5 million users according to its latest figures. That growth, having added a million in the last year, is exciting...
March 21, 2019