[rumori] Fw: [thewire] Ritornell (was Dean Roberts)

Paul (paulATrandom99.freeserve.co.uk)
Thu, 6 Apr 2000 11:58:31 +0100

may be of interest...

> Hey, did anyone hear that tale about how Ritornell released a record by
> someone called Dr. Atmo, who approached them claiming to have participated
> in numerous small scale electronica projects in Germany, only to end up
> having to pay Tetsu Inoue some kind of compensation? Turned out this Atmo
> character had just done a CD-R of Inoue's 'Slow and Low' (from '95) and
> presented it as his own work. Has anyone else tried to pull a similar
> And could anyone else currently be getting away with it? How
> would it be for someone to pull the wool over a record company's eyes like
> this now that CD burners are dirt cheap? (NB - I'm just curious, I have
> intention of doing such a thing myself). You don't need to bring Milli
> Vanilli into this...

I'd also be interested to hear of further examples of this kind of thing.
There was the (not)Pole record that FatCat almost released last year for


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