The Sound and Story Podcast: Kanye West

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  1. Melody Bot

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  2. Aaron Mook

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    This sounds very cool. Will listen
     
  3. Olyphantastic

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    I was trying to remember the name of this podcast a couple weeks ago but for the life of me could not. Even tried to go back through the encore archives cause I could at least remember they were a sponsor.

    Listening to The Mountain Goats episode now. I do enjoy it. I'm curious if he has to clear the songs before using them or if it falls under some sort of fair use.
     
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  5. skogsraet

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    This podcast made me go back and listen to MBDTF for the first time in a while.
     
  6. DearCory

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    Pretty cool I enjoyed it... I don't understand why he didn't cover anything after Runaway though.
     
  7. trevorshmevor

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    The Death Cab episode of this was great, but not at all what I expected. Definitely went into the show thinking someone from the band would be interviewed or something. I've had The Mountain Goats one sitting in my queue for a while now and kinda forgot about it until this one popped up today. Got some catching up to do!
     
  8. Serenity Now

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    Listening now.

    Intereted in listening to former episodes too.

    Hope this is good! What a great concept.
     
  9. Bob Roark

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    Obviously I'm not a lawyer, but the main factor in fair use is if it's "transformative." And since I'm creating a whole new work that uses the music as evidence or examples (like video essays do when they use film clips), I think the work is transformative and thus under fair use.
     
  10. Olyphantastic

    "See you in the car! Best wishes" -Milhouse Supporter

    Makes sense. I was mostly curious because in The Sunset Tree episode you play one or two songs pretty much whole-cloth, and I don't know if there's some sort of time limit factor when it comes to this kind of thing (I am not a lawyer either, but I've worked on documentaries helping to clear film and audio and it's a real pain).

    I think another distinction is that you aren't charging money for the podcast, or have any advertising (at least in the episodes I listened to), so you aren't profiting in any way off of using the clips, which I think keeps you in the clear. I know of at least one podcast that had to re-edit old episodes where they just had background music under their speaking once they started putting ads in the show.

    Anyway, really enjoyed the episodes I listened to! You balance the research/factual information with your personal analysis and interpretations really really well. Looking forward to more episodes!
     
  11. Serenity Now

    Entry-Level Audiofile Supporter

    Took a listen. Enjoyed the podcast.

    I will definitely be listening to a few more episodes before forming an opinion on the series.