Tuesday, November 10, 2015

News for today


University of California, Berkeley, launches new website featuring their archive of over 10,000 cylinder recordings. Cylinder recordings were used before the invention of vinyl records, tapes, cds, etc. I think this article can start a conversation in relation to the craftsman: how we make things to archive sound. Digital recordings in comparison to vinyl, cylinders, tapes. People have been reinventing ways to store information (the spotify era), but what is lost? Also, this is a good example of archiving and preserving old ways of doing things. Cool stuff. Here's a link to the actual website:

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