Kraftwerk Loses Legal Dispute Over Two Second Sample


A German court has ruled against Kraftwerk in a dispute which saw founder Ralf Hütter contest the use of a two second sample which appeared in a Hip Hop track by Moses Pelham. "Metal On Metal' was originally released by the group in 1977. The court stated that if ruled illegal in this instance it would "exclude the creation of pieces of music in a certain style". 


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