Posts Tagged ‘legal’

Natasha is a live sound engineer who has recently bought herself a Pro Tools rig. She sets the rig up at gigs and makes a multi track recording of bands performance via the direct outs of the front of house console. She then takes the recordings home, mixes them down and sells them back to the bands. She also places the recordings on her website and offers them for sale for $5 a gig.

Discuss how Natasha can best comply with performer’s rights legislation so as to not run into any issues with the bands in the future, also;
Natasha has learnt that Bob has used a sample from one of her recordings in a track that he has produced. Discuss wether copyright law makes it necessary for Bob to obtain Natasha’s permission to use the sample.