70200 samples in 30 seconds

The artist Johannes Kreidler created 33 seconds of music, using 70200 samples. On 12 Sept 08 he will register the musical work at GEMA (Germany’s RIAA) – using a truck full of standard forms. If you want to register a song at GEMA you have to fill in a form for each sample you use, even the tiniest bit. Watch a very fun telephone conversation between Johannes and the GEMA (in German):