Thoughts on Sampling vs Fair Use

A little while back I was asked this question about sampling on Twitter.  I wanted to answer it there, but I realized that would be pretty difficult because of the 140 character limit, so I decided to write some thoughts on it here.

@ I'm curious about your thoughts on this vs sampling vs fair use via the "transformative work" clause. Where is the line?
Tyson Habein

To discuss sampling properly, I think it’s necessary to talk about it from three distinct perspectives: the artist doing the sampling, the artist being sampled, and the rights owner of the sampled material.  I’ll write my thoughts on each perspective.

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