Here’s a tale of a schoolhouse, an acoustic group, and a pair of microphones. Steven Stone treks into the wilds of Colorado (Ok, it’s only two miles from his house) to make a field recording of an exciting new acoustic group that plays a unique kind of modern music.
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When Steven Stone found out he would be able to listen to performances from the 2011 Telluride Festival streaming over the internet in real-time, he was excited. Then he tried it and his excitement faded quickly.
Apple’s iCloud seemed like it could have been a revolution in the audiophile world, which it may yet still become, but, in its current iteration, it is painfully and sadly lackluster and disappointing.
Steven Stone set up inside the Macky Auditorium to listen to and record the Boulder Philharmonic and The Ars Nova Singers perform “The Planets.” It was a bit a harrowing process for a few involved.
Think real hard. Can you remember the record company of the most recent album you bought or downloaded? Probably not. Record companies have lost a lot of power in modern times. Is that a good thing though?
The New York Times reported that Universal Music Group donated 200,000 recordings to The Library of Congress to preserve. This sounds like a great, noble act, but upon closer examination appears to be anything but.