[rumori] Star Wars Breakbeats

Nicola Battista [rumori] Star Wars Breakbeats
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 00:31:33 +0200 (MET DST) (00897633093, 199806112231.AAA13084ATmail.tol.it)


At 09.41 11/06/98 -0700, you wrote:

>Anybody heard about a CD called "StarWars Breakbeats"?
>Music made out of Star Wars samples!!

this seems great. And reminds me of that friend of mine who did a similar
project with X-Files.

>The Star Wars Breakbeats have not been officially cleared, but the publicity
>guy told me that LucasFilms is aware of the project and apparently likes it. I
>suspect they recognize their intellectual property as existing in some form of
>the public domain because it has been so widely accepted by the society.

tell that guy that if this comes really from Lucasfilm, sounds very
hypocrite to me.
They've been shutting down internet sites (fan pages practically doing free
promotion for SW) for "violation of copyright". And now they say this. Interesting, anyway.
Then everything that's widely accepted by society is "public domain"? May I use Mickey Mouse, Marlyn Monroe, Superman and Elvis Presley? They're
practically cultural icons so I guess they're "public domain" too... ;)

>The Star Wars movies have
>achieved the kind of saturation in our society that Beck will never achieve.

oh who knows. Maybe in 20 years Beck too will have a trilogy of movies ;))))

Nicola (Dj Batman) Battista