Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden shared a new song under his nickname KH – listen to ‘Looking at Your Pager’ below.
Hebden has used the moniker sporadically throughout his career, most notably during the 2019 Nelly Furtado-sampling hit ‘Only Human’.
‘Look at your pager’ revolves around a sample of 3LW’s 2000 single ‘No More (Baby I’m Do Right)’. Speaking of the song’s origins and eventual release, Hebden said: “This track was done last summer, right before my first festival in a long time. I wanted something new to play with that felt universal, positive and futuristic and this is what I came up with.
“Since then, I think more people have asked me about this track than anything else I’ve ever done, and I’ve had a great time playing it for the best crowds you can. request. It took quite a while to get the approval for the vocal sample but it finally happened recently and now the music is made available all over the world to everyone. ”
Listen to ‘Look at your pager’ below.
Last summer, Four Tet announced that he was seeking damages against his former label Domino over historic royalty fees applied to his music downloads and streaming revenue. It was first published in the 00s. In legal documents seen by Music Week Hebden and his attorneys argued that “the reasonable rate of royalties…at all times is at least 50%.”
In November, Hebden later revealed that Domino had removed three of his albums from the label (“Pause”, “Rounds”, and “Everything Ecstatic”) to prevent legal action.
Domino has argued that, because digital downloads (including streaming) were considered a new technology format in the early ’00s, Hebden was only entitled to 75% of the total 18% of reseller prices (ie. is a royalty rate of 13.5%), although it has increased it to 18% on a discretionary basis.
“Pause”, “Rounds” and “Everything Ecstatic” and other tracks were later returned to streaming services after a judge ruled that Hebden’s legal team should be allowed to pursue a lawsuit. breach of contract regarding the removal of albums from DSP.
Hebden’s lawyers argued at a hearing last December that removing his albums from streaming services was a breach of contract and copyright to the owners must be paid. back to him. Those recording rights currently belong to Domino with a copyright term of 70 years.
https://www.nme.com/news/music/four-tets-kieran-hebden-shares-new-kh-song-looking-at-your-pager-3230693?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=four-tets-kieran-hebden-shares-new-kh-song-looking-at-your-pager Four Tet’s Kieran Hebden shares new KH song ‘Looking At Your Pager’