Kevin Otero

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  • Program Director
  • Role: Station Program Director

Recent Pieces from Kevin Otero

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Class 98: Rock Oddities (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

This class examines two unusual and pressing legal rock and roll issues: what is Revenge Rock, involving The Beatles, and what is the legal significance of “Boom Shakalaka”? ...
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Class 97: James Brown, RIP and Ain't It Funky Now? (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

More than a dozen years after James Brown’s death, his estate has been tied up in unusual legal problems, involving his marriage and his messy lifestyle. A recent decision ...
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Class 96: Musical Diplomacy (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

There has been a growing number of legal issues, from immigration to peace & democracy movements, involving songs and singers. Several such cases with US expatriates and ...
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Class 95: The Music & Sounds of Hate Speech (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

White supremacist music has a growing place in music and print, raising many legal problems for vendors and social media platforms. And hate materials have consequences in society.
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Class 94: Rock History Up for Auction (04:58)
From: Michael Olivas

Many personal and nostalgic items of clothing, instruments, lyric sheets, and even childhood homes with rock provenance are at auction. There are legal issues at every step ...
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Class 93: Trademarks and Band Identity (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

When a group or singer trademarks a brand for merchandizing and other purposes, it can be a complex and litigious decision.
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Class 92: Lady A, Meet Lady A (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

When Lady Antebellum decided to use their trademarked “Lady A” name, they didn’t know another singer had used the name for many years before its legal action. Litigation ...
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Class 91: Legal Issues and Bad Management (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

There have been so many bad managers that it is almost a trope that a band will be harmed by its handlers, at some point.
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Class 90: Music On Hold (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

How is one of the most-discussed songs in rap and hip hop not being made available for anyone else’s use? This show reviews the law of putting music “on hold.”
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Class 89: Black Lives Matter and Movement Music (04:59)
From: Michael Olivas

The BLM movement has had a great effect upon politics and upon the music industry, and will continue to do so.