In each episode of The Overview, The Week examines a story from the headlines, looks back into history to explain how we got where we are – and predicts what will happen next.
Featuring input from the team at The Week and insights from leading specialists on our issues, the podcast is an incisive exploration of the debates and issues shaping the news agenda of today and tomorrow.
In this week’s episode:
Artists have always drawn inspiration from each other’s work, but music stars have faced a spate of plagiarism allegations in recent years, with household names like Ed Sheeran facing legal action.
So, is music copyright law useful in the age of streaming? Could the recent lawsuits open the floodgates for more lawsuits? And is AI changing how music is written?
Presented by Julia O’Driscollwith platinum-selling songwriter and record producer Crispin Hunt, legal expert and author Hayleigh Bosher, a senior lecturer in intellectual property law at Brunel University, and musician and composer (and podcast producer) Rich Jarman.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/arts-life/culture/music/956182/the-overview-podcast-are-plagiarism-rows-threatening-the-future-of The Review Podcast: Are Plagiarism Disputes Threatening the Future of Music?