ccMixter Contest: Copyright Criminals
- This is a contest for artists to mix audio tracks under 4 minutes which
use provided voice samples from Ben Franzen and Kembrew McLeod's
forthcoming film, "Copyright Criminals." Samples from the film include
voiceovers from De La Soul, DJ Qbert, members of Public Enemy, Matmos,
Coldcut, members of Negativland, and others. The best overall winner
will be included prominently in the film and the top 11 other entries
are to be included on a companion CD. Judging entries along with McLeod
and Franzen is Jeff Chang, author of the American Book Award-winning
"Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation" and
co-founder of the influential label SoleSides (now Quannum Projects),
responsible for launching the careers of DJ Shadow, Blackalicious,
Lyrics Born and Lateef the Truth Speaker.
Copies in your brain are - not yet - regulated by copyright laws.
(Lawrence Lessig - Free Culture)