Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1

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To: Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@...>
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Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 9:31 pm

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Ralf I think you are right :/
GEMA simply is a beast. Been organising concerts/band contests and parties
some years ago at school or now and then with a band. It simply is awful
from beginning to end, or just think of recording a CD with cover songs.
Forget it!

Regards,
Robin

2013/1/19 Ralf Mardorf

> I'm not a lawyer. If I translated your mail correctly and as far as I know

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Ralf I think you are right :/GEMA simp=
ly is a beast. Been organising concerts/band contests and parties some year=
s ago at school or now and then with a band. It simply is awful from beginn=
ing to end, or just think of recording a CD with cover songs. Forget it!

Regards,Robin2013/1/19 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@alic=
e-dsl.net
>

I'm not a lawyer. If I translated your m=
ail correctly and as far as I know you're right.

There's another issue. I want to make Internet radio with a friend and =
I said that we run into an issue, the GEMA. He insists on, that if other fr=
iends of him, who are members of the GEMA, allow us to play their music for=
free, we won't get trouble with the GEMA, but IMO he's mistaken. I=
t doesn't matter if e.g. Wino allows him to play Saint Vitus songs, if =
he should be member of the GEMA. I asked the friend to talk with him and ot=
hers, if they are GEMA members. It's much more problematic, if we want =
to play music from people none of us does know, e.g. MC5, Radio Birdman. If=
there's a sign of the GEMA on the recordings, just a letter of some ba=
nd member or successor with a few words, that we are allowed to play their =
music for free, AFAIK isn't legally valid. If they should have a contra=
ct with the GEMA, the GEMA gets money, if the artists get money ;). We are =
from the generation DIY, when bands printed on their vinyl that you should =
steal it, if the record does cost more than the price the band does recomme=
nd. You might know old Crass records. He's confusing the policy of Euro=
pean Punk Rock of the 80s, with people also from our age who play Doom and =
other music today, but are members of the GEMA. I don't have that much =
friends from the music business, the friend has got a lot of friends. Frien=
dship doesn't make contracts null and void. I don't know who is mem=
ber of the GEMA and who isn't, but I'm sure a lot of the music we w=
ant to play is from GEMA members and most of those members aren't aware=
about the contracts they signed.

If I should be mistaken, it would be nice, then there might be a new Intern=
et radio available next week ;), but I guess I'm right.

Regards,
Ralf
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[LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 19, 3:32 pm)
Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, John Murphy, (Sat Jan 19, 4:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 19, 4:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Brendan Jones, (Sat Jan 19, 4:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 19, 5:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Robin Gloster, (Sat Jan 19, 9:31 pm)
[LAU] GEMA - Was: Radium Compressor V0.0.1, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Jan 19, 10:32 pm)