Month: March 2015

Marvin Gaye vs Robin Thicke: Plagiarism?

The news that Pharrel Williams and Robin Thicke have been ordered by a U.S. court to pay the estate of Marvin Gaye some $7.3 million dollars in royalties for copyright infringment is both vaguely silly, and also potentially very damaging to music in general. Ultimately, I think and hope that the decision will be overturned …