Kraftwerk win sampling lawsuit – what next for European copyright law?

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It took 20 years, but justice has been dealt at last. In a case filed in the late 90s, the European Court of Justice ruled in favor of Kraftwerk, deeming the sampling of the band’s 1977 tune “Metall auf Metall” by the producers of singer Sabrina Setlur (in her 1997 song “Nur Mir”) unlawful. Granted, […]

This rompler delivers sounds inspired by Kraftwerk’s timeless classics

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Inspired by the timeless sounds of German electro-pioneers Kraftwerk, LoopLords created and released Kraft Sounds. This is a rompler that features 84 multi-sampled, specially designed sounds emulating the band’s synth-driven style. Kraft Sounds is fairly elaborate for a sample-based rompler with a respectable set of sound-shaping controls. It contains the following: ADSR amplitude controls LFO […]