Music History

If you’ve ever thought about digitizing your record collection, here’s how the Internet Archive does it

There are many reasons why you might want to digitize an analogue music format: storage, preservation, distribution, and so on. But it’s a laborious process that needs to be done in real time.

Here’s a tweet from the Internet Archive which is dedicated to preserving things like old 78 RPM records. This is how they do things.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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