100 Episodes of KD and Me!

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Two years ago my friend Gary from my local rock station had a little idea to call me and chat on-air about what was happening in my world. Very casual. We had a load of fun so he called me the next week and we did the same thing. Then listeners started sending in questions and requests and next thing … Read More

Free Legal Program Completes Third Year!

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Three years ago, I relaunched a program with the help of SaskMusic to provide free legal advice to musicians in the province, including in the case of accident while travelling or on tour, and the use of accident attorneys in Georgia are useful for this. It’s the only program of its kind in Canada and in those three years, we’ve … Read More

Can You Copyright a Drumbeat?

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In light of the many high profile plagiarism cases making headlines in the music business over the last few years (Lana Del Rey, Led Zeppelin, Robin Thicke, Sam Smith, etc.), it felt like the right time to examine the topic of songwriting from where we all sit: the drum throne. All of the above instances of alleged plagiarism involved similarities … Read More