Archive for the 'Dust-to-Digital' Category

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

One of my favorite things about collecting old records is the ephemera. Dried and pressed flowers, photos, newspaper clips, love letters, stems. In most cases, I’ve kept each these artifacts with the record I found them in. It seems their natural place, sandwiched in the gatefolds, tucked behind paper sleeves. Taken on their own, they’re […]

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Sometimes it’s not about the belief so much as the believing. That’s the primary takeaway regarding Sorrow Come Pass Me Around: A Survey of Rural Black Religious Music. Originally issued in 1975 on Advent Records, this fine collection is bona fide classic. Long out of print, the assembled recordings are once again widely available via […]