‘Sorry’ producer Skrillex says he and Justin Bieber didn’t steal a thing
Skrillex says he didn’t steal “Sorry” from anyone.
After singer-songwriter Casey Dienel — who performs under the name White Hinterland — filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against him, Justin Bieber and others behind the 2015 hit, the producer hit back Friday on Twitter, suggesting that her allegations the song samples her track “Ring the Bell” are false.
“SORRY but we didnt steal this,” he wrote. He shared a video detailing how he and songwriters came up with vocal riff — the one Dienel claims they ripped off of her 2014 track. He plays the raw vocals from the songwriting sessions and shows how they manipulated the vocals to create the riff themselves. Read more…