Here’s an assortment of links, images, videos and various amusements. I’ll be back soon with more longform music writing. The Honest Broker is a reader-supported newsletter. Both free and paid subscriptions are available. Those who want to support my work are encouraged to take out a paid subscription.
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I can't say I share the opinion that the NBA finals are a letdown this year, but to each his own (go Suns ;)). Enjoyed this collection of miscellany!
Love the idea of preserving music on optical film, but I worry that any kind of digital preservation will lead to the heartbreak of inevitably obsolete/proprietary file formats. Who knows if we'll be able to read an mp3 in 500 years? Heck, in 50? As a fellow archivist likes to say, "Digital formats are not archival formats."