Re: [rumori] credit where trifle is (un)due?

Vicki Bennett (
Wed, 30 Jun 1999 18:17:49 +0100

>->I like the idea of not worrying why you're
>->doing something, because really there are a number of reasons and the page
>->should be blank when you begin, not full of post-it stickers! It is more
>->definable and marketable to not be like this but well, at the end of the
>->day it makes life difficult to think that you are a certain thing.
>well, now we're just talking about personal art-making preferences.
>i'm not sure whether you're still talking about genre, or about aesthetic

I am talking about aesthetic motivation - that it should not be affected by

>hey, for us yanks, what's trifle? should i want some?

Oh sorry. Thought everyone called it trifle. It's a dessert - made of
jelly with bits of sponge and fruit in it, topped with a layer of fruit,
then cream on top (optional).

And god help anyone who just subscribed to the Rumori list in the past 5

>are you talking about the tax on blank tape? I'm pretty sure that never
>actually happened. At least in the U.S.

The thing that was printed on record sleeves upto the mid 80s. To do with
using blank cassettes to record albums instead of buying them. I was
comparing it to that. Although ONLY from the point of the law being
relaxed. You can't compare home taping for personal use with sampling and

>->happen with sampling - not some big rehash of the whole law. The law will
>->be relaxed because so many people are doing it. But yes I agree, no one
>->SHOULD be paying for appropriation or parody.
>I really meant no one should really pay for culture at all. or very
>little. but dont mind me, i'm a marxist...

I'm going back to Plunderphonia now.


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