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 Post subject: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:04 pm 
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Victor II
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John Levin just shared these articles with me.  I found these records years ago in a little honey hole in the midwest.

It's great to see some national press on the stewardship of preserving brown wax recordings.

Ken Flaherty

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2020-11-12/l-a-s-evolution-as-a-music-powerhouse-may-have-started-earlier-than-we-think


https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2020-11-12/a-temple-of-sound-awaits-in-the-ucsbs-collection-of-early-music-and-sound-recordings


https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-a ... how-we-got


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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Looks very interesting but... all I can see in the links are subscription advertisements.


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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Here in England I have had no difficulty in viewing and reading all three articles. Thanks to Ken for posting the links.

Oliver Mundy.


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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Menophanes wrote:
Here in England I have had no difficulty in viewing and reading all three articles. Thanks to Ken for posting the links.

Oliver Mundy.


Ditto all three visible no problems :D

didn't realise so many cylinder recordings could be heard apparently 10,000 ! You no longer need to own any :D You can download them all

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/browse.php


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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Thomas Edison

Let us not forget. a message to the American people

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/detai ... r=25&of=44


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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soundgen wrote:
Menophanes wrote:
Here in England I have had no difficulty in viewing and reading all three articles. Thanks to Ken for posting the links.

Oliver Mundy.


Ditto all three visible no problems :D

didn't realise so many cylinder recordings could be heard apparently 10,000 ! You no longer need to own any :D You can download them all

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/browse.php


The USCB Cylinder Archive has been online for years. :|

Nice to see them get a little promoting though.


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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Wolfe wrote:
soundgen wrote:
Menophanes wrote:
Here in England I have had no difficulty in viewing and reading all three articles. Thanks to Ken for posting the links.

Oliver Mundy.


Ditto all three visible no problems :D

didn't realise so many cylinder recordings could be heard apparently 10,000 ! You no longer need to own any :D You can download them all

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/browse.php


The USCB Cylinder Archive has been online for years. :|

Nice to see them get a little promoting though.


pity no one on the forum said before


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 Post subject: Re: LA Times: Brown Wax Preservation
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There are over 300 references to the UCSB site on the forum dating as far back as 2009. search.php?keywords=ucsb


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