audio preservation

Sound recordings are older than you think...

A fascinating account of Indiana University researcher Patrick Feaster's "paleospectrophony", his term for creating sounds from written records containing audio transcriptions, as far back as Athanasius Kircher's well known Musurgia Universalis (published 1650) and even earlier, is in his book and CD published last year Pictures Of Sound: One Thousand Years Of Educed Audio: 980-1980

TC-04 Now Available for Order

TC-04 is now available for order via the IASA webcart. Please visit for more order info.

ARSC Conference 2013: Call for Presentations

The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) posts the following message.

Proposal deadline: January 4, 2013

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections invites proposals for presentations at its 47th annual conference, to be held May 15-18, 2013, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Australian National Registry of Recorded Sound 2012 additions

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's 2012 additions to the National Registry of Recorded Sound have been announced by the Federal Minister for the Arts Simon Crean.

The additions, with streaming audio, are on the NFSA website:


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