The Entertainment Law Digest has posted details of a lawsuit filed by former Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti drummer Aaron Sperske, who claims that he was illegally "squeezed out" of an "oral partnership" agreement established between the band members in 2008. Sperske alleges that he and the three remaining Haunted Graffiti members-- Pink (real name Ariel Rosenberg), Tim Koh, and Kenny Gilmore-- wrote the songs for the upcoming record Mature Themes together and that he's entitled to 25 percent ownership.
Full story at Entertainment Law Digest (via Under the Radar): Aaron Sperske says he formed an oral partnership in 2008 with multi-instrumentalist Ariel Pink, real name Ariel Rosenberg, keyboardist and guitarist Kenny Gilmore, bassis... Read Post
Michael Buckner, Getty Former drummer of Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Aaron Sperske is suing the band claiming he was illegally "squeezed out." Never can trust those "oral partnerships," huh? [Pitchfork] What if your after-school p... Read Post