How can beatmakers sample the same song in different ways?
Curious how other beat makers use samples in their music or how the same song can be sampled in different ways by many beat makers?
- Check out whosampled.com to find out about the samples used in famous beats and to listen to the original song that was sampled.
- For example – Check out how over 1,000 songs include a sample from James Brown’s song Funky Drummer
Want to know how to sample and create a sample-based beat?
You’ll have a chance to do this later in the playlist!
To sample music legally, it is important to know about copyright law and fair use!
For instance, it illegal to include a sample of someone else’s music in your own music and release it to the public without making sure that you have permission to do this. You also have certain rights when you are sampling for learning and educational purposes. In other words, you should speak with someone who understands copyright law and fair use before you share any music with others if you are sampling.
Share What you Learned
- Explain how can an old recording be used in a new beat
- Link to a recording on YouTube or Spotify that you think could be interesting to sample from to make a new beat