YouTube has taken a lot of stick recently for their my-way-or-the-highway attitude towards material from indie labels, but we also need to give credit where credit is due. The site is now the new home to 12,000 or so rare music videos thanks to a deal with a company called The Music Vault.
TMV launched a YouTube channel a little while ago using digitized material from Wolfgang’s Vault, a massive archive assembled by promoter Bill Graham and his people over decades.
So what are we looking at? Live footage from the Sex Pistols, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison and dozens and dozens more. Most of this stuff has never see the light of day before. Go here to start sorting through everything.
(Via The Verge)