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I've Known Rivers: The MoAD Diaspora Stories Project

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) has taken on a number of interesting and thoughtful projects in the past few years, and this website offers up material on one of their most compelling works as of late. The intent of the project is "to collect, publish, and archive 'first voices' narratives about people of African descent." As the project site notes, the endeavor is inspired by the...

http://www.iveknownrivers.org/
Audioboo

For those people who want to use their smart phone to record and upload audio for friends, family, or countless others, Audioboo is well worth a look. After watching a short video introduction to the application, visitors can move on over to the "Let Us Show You Around" section to find out how the recording and uploading process works. Visitors can also create their own profile and check out the...

https://audioboom.com/
After nineteen years, the last trove of secret Kennedy tapes is released to the public

New Air Force One tapes give insight on Kennedy death http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16821363 Last of secret Kennedy tapes released http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-kennedy-tapes-20120125,0,6198450.story Post JFK Assassination Air Force One Flight Deck Recording http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-NARA-JFK-ASSASSINATION-AUDIO/content-detail.html The...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2012/0203
Theo Wangemann's 1889-90 European Recordings

Theo Wangemann was the world's first professional sound recordist, and was hired by Thomas Edison in 1888 to produce a set of musical recordings for the wax cylinder phonograph. Wangemann worked at Edison's West Orange, New Jersey laboratory in 1888-89. Interestingly enough, Wangemann is perhaps best known (until now) for his work recording Johannes Brahms at the piano in 1889. In 2011, the...

https://www.nps.gov/edis/learn/photosmultimedia/theo-wangema...
Nature Soundmap

The Nature Soundmap offers unique access to the untouched and diverse wildlife that spans the globe, an experience that the Scout team could not pass up. In addition to high-quality audio, we enjoyed the articles within the newsletter that detail the remarkable travel ventures behind the recording process. We also appreciated that the site devotes itself to providing the best listening experience...

https://www.naturesoundmap.com/