The CC sampling licences may also be appropriate --
I don't think they would be right for Ron, as they permit
Er, isn't that necessary in order to permit the drum samples to be
used in actual music?
This is why lawyers make so much money - first, you write a licence...
I'd argue that the use of drum samples 'as is' in a program like
Hydrogen doesn't constitute transformation of the samples themselves.
It becomes complicated when you add real-time effects, since the
effects aren't printed to the samples, yet the modified form will
appear on the recording. I guess it's the distribution of modified
drum samples, not the modification itself, that's the issue.
My personal principle is that licences on creative tools - which would
include authorised drum kit samples included with software -
shouldn't be applied to the creative works made with those tools.
That really would be a 'viral' effect, and a restriction on user