Here is my audio blog! I am talking about a 1986 piece by the rock critic Robert Christgau. Even though this article is twenty years old, the topics Christgau is talking about are still important today. His argument is that copyright holders are often not as concerned with if someone is “stealing” their work without paying for it, as they are with losing control over how their property is understood.
Here’s the Steinski JFK mix mentioned in the blog: