Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 19:24, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: I've wanted one of these for years: http://www.elpj.com/ How much? Maybe we should put in a grant application. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-05 Thread David Gerard
On 5 August 2014 10:55, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 4 August 2014 19:24, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: I've wanted one of these for years: http://www.elpj.com/ How much? Maybe we should put in a grant application. Tens of thousands of dollars and a waiting list

[Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
This is a good read in its own right: http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2014/07/amanda_petrusich_s_do_not_sell_at_any_price_reviewed_by_sarah_o_holla.html but the thesis that some 78rpm records constitute the only surviving example of a particular recording, with no master in an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread Magnus Manske
You're familiar with this, I take it: http://radio.publicdomainproject.org/ On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: This is a good read in its own right:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread Jesse de Vos
Thanks, great article. At Sound and Vision in the Netherlands we recently digitized nearly 10.000 (mainly Dutch) 78 rpm records. Unfortunately researching whether this material is PD or not is an enormous effort. By the looks of it only a very small part of it will be PD in the US. Once the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
I wasn't. That's going to kill my productivity for the rest of the day ;-) Thank you. On 4 August 2014 15:18, Magnus Manske magnusman...@googlemail.com wrote: You're familiar with this, I take it: http://radio.publicdomainproject.org/ On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread David Gerard
On 4 August 2014 15:11, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: but the thesis that some 78rpm records constitute the only surviving example of a particular recording, with no master in an archive somewhere, sent chills up my spine. This is surprisingly common with indie records.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread Emilio J . Rodríguez-Posada
Related: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwXayHbUQ2o https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Record-Rama 2014-08-04 16:11 GMT+02:00 Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk: This is a good read in its own right:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread geni
On 4 August 2014 15:53, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 August 2014 15:11, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: but the thesis that some 78rpm records constitute the only surviving example of a particular recording, with no master in an archive somewhere, sent chills

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread David Gerard
On 4 August 2014 19:07, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: Eh there used to be fairground/seaside booths where you could cut your own record. One the plus side this stuff should last longer than say floppy discs. I've wanted one of these for years: http://www.elpj.com/ OTOH, even the Internet