Spacebomb: Sampling the goods

First made popular by hip-hop, sampling music is legally risky business. Spacebomb’s legal counsel strikes again with an in depth look at the art.

Spacebomb: Every rose has its thorn

Poison got sued, and Spacebomb’s lawyer is here to talk dirty to you.

Spacebomb: Music Law 102

It’s time to get back to the legal side of the music business. Two weeks ago we discussed the basics of copyright law. Now we move into the relationship between artists and record labels, and the role of music publishers.

Spacebomb: Music Law 101

Let’s take a whack at Music Law 101. It can be a perilous jungle to navigate, but here, in Part I, I’ll lay it out in a way that even a non-Esquire can understand.