Hi-tech gives hope to low-tech sounds
A New York blogger's love of obscure African tape recordings has brought forgotten artists to global attention
Smith, Caspar Llewellyn
New York-based ethno-musicologist Brian Shimkovitz blogs about African popular music, which is rarely heard outside its region of origin. He is credited with increasing the listenership of these obscu...
The Man Who Recorded the World
A Biography of Alan Lomax
Documentarian of the folk culture of American life,, Lomax was diligent and tireless in preserving the irreplaceable vernacular cultures that have fallen into the past.