Post Tagged with: "Technology"

The Friday Morning Listen: The Oxford American Southern Music Issue – The Music of Louisiana (2012)

So I decided a while back that it would be a good idea for me to start backing up stuff from my computer.

Thousands of legendary recordings from folklorist Alan Lomax will be available for streaming soon

Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his life making priceless recordings of some of the most important early figures in American music — from his famed recordings of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter to Jelly Roll Morton, from Muddy Waters to Woody Guthrie.

Inclined – Might Not Know It Now (2010)

Nearly 20 years ago, I dug furiously through a crate, one of what must have been hundreds under a tent set up in a parking lot, with a small, but growing pile of CDs by my side. All were a dollar or two dollars, the remnants of what wouldn’t sell the previous year at the store

Mort Weiss: On the state of jazz, Coltrane clones, and the noose of technology

Some thoughts and comments — bound to piss some people off and others smile. Do I feel that I am an expert on what I’m about to say? The answer is a resounding yes! Onward.