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Re: [ARSCLIST] at this rate, won't be much to archive soon enough
I have a difficult enough time collecting, archiving and collating 78rpm
Hawaiian music and data - granted, a limited field - to mess with the
newer stuff. Leave it to the current generation, I say. Those interested
enough will end up like us eventually!
Of course we won't be around to gloat.
Jeffrey Kane wrote:
Indeed, the problem of WHAT to archive has only worsened. Anyone can create
a podcast/webpage/etc. It's no longer trying to save the output of some
obscure record company (Grey Gull, etc). Now you have people generating and
publishing their own content. Mind you, people could always record tapes,
etc. They simply couldn't ever distribute them the way one can over the
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dave Nolan
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 10:54 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] at this rate, won't be much to archive soon enough
Sure there will. It just won't be pieces of physical media.
I am currently archiving every poetry podcast I can to hard drive. I wish
I had the resources to archive much more than that.
I think in 30 or 40 years, people will go nuts for these early inteernet
broadcasts, just as folks have gone ga-ga for old-time radio since the
So get archiving, people...
For that matter - go check out the wealth of lossless downloadable music
available all over the web - same thing. I wish I had the $$ to download
and archive all the unique material that Robert Fripp is making available
through his downloadable music distributor...
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 17:39:17 -0400, Tom Fine <tflists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
http://blogs.usatoday.com:80/ondeadline/2007/03/compactdisc_sal.htmlout utter crap and badly
I don't think "piracy" is the whole story by a long shot. I think putting
marketing that tends to kill a business.
-- Tom Fine