Beyond ‘Blurred Lines’: How Forensic Musicology Is Altering Pop’s Future

Artists and experts discuss the science behind the recently upheld landmark copyright verdict, and why the business of pop may never be the same

Rolling Stone
Apr 4, 2018 · 8 min read
After the “Blurred Lines” verdict was upheld, artists and forensic musicologists speak out on how the decision has changed the pop landscape. Credit: Illustration by Chelsea Johnston

By Andy Hermann