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53rd Annual ARSC Conference
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/8/2019 to 5/11/2019
When: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Where: Benson Hotel
Portland, Oregon 
United States

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The preliminary conference schedule (subject to change) can be viewed at:
http://www.arsc-audio.org/conference/2019/ARSC2019_Program_prelim.pdf

ARSC is dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in
all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods.
Reflecting this broad mission, the upcoming conference offers talks and
sessions that will appeal to both professionals and collectors.

Presenters include representatives from archives across North America and
Europe, as well as record collectors, dealers, audio engineers and
producers, academics, historians, and musicians.

This year's plenary sessions are:
-- The Music Modernization Act and You
-- Discogs -- Collaboration and Crowdsourcing in the 21st Century

Presentations and session topics include:
-- The Fabulous Wailers and the Founding of the Northwest Rock 'n' Roll
Sound
-- Phil Moore: Portland's Forgotten Groomer of the Stars and Musical Genius
-- Portland's Native Son Mel Blanc: "Wascally Wabbit" Making "Wecords"
-- Recent Developments in Audio Retrieval via Optical Methods
-- Discography, Then and Now
-- Recent Developments in the Preservation of Wire Recordings, Magnabelts,
and Dictabelts
-- The First Black-Owned Recording Ventures Reissued: Black Swans
-- Jack Penewell: The Paramount Test Pressings and Private Recordings of the
Inventor of the Twin-Six Guitar
-- Lacquers: Playback and Content
-- How to Leverage Open Mass Digitization Audio Projects
-- A Century of Concert Spiritual Recordings: The Pioneers
-- The First Days of Disco
-- Preserving NBC Radio Coverage of the Founding of the United Nations
-- Media Preservation and Digitization Principles and Practices
-- Portland's DIY Scene: The Punk Underground, and Rock and Roll
-- Mahalia Jackson's Apollo Recordings
-- How Archiving Challenges of the Past Can Be Used to Shape Future
Approaches
-- Laurel and Hardy on the Radio: Rare and Well Done
-- Bob Fass and Radio Unnameable: Saving NYC's Radical Radio History
-- Surveying Archival Yiddish Audio Collections: A Treasure of Yiddish Songs
and Stories
-- Where the Music Matters: KEXP Audio Archives Digitization
-- Inventing the Recording in 1900 Spain: The Era of the Gabinetes
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