Tired of being shut in this winter? Well how about you come in to the Music Library and get some groovy vinyls for your listening pleasure. We are stocked with anything from rockin’ ’80s tunes to polka, and everything in between.
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WOW!! That’s a lot of LPs! Spring cleaning came early to the ML/SRA. Come check out the fully stocked Free Bins.
Attention LP lovers. No need to wait any longer. It’s that time of the year again for the free bins to be plentiful with your favorite vinyl hits. Come check them out!
Free CDs and LPs are in the usual bins and ready for your browsing pleasure!
NPR’s The Picture Show blog is currently featuring a story about how jazz was used in the Cold War. Not only is this a fascinating aspect of cultural history, but the story also gives some background on the State Department’s program of “ambassadorial jazz tours,” which led, eventually, to a program that sponsored former BG students, The Student Loan, on a tour of Pacific Islands & South East Asia earlier this year.
Yesterday, NPR ran a story on the rise and fall of the boom box and the cultural implications of it. Check out their site for great pictures and a link to the audio.
If you’re a bit confused about how and why you get recommendations for particular tunes on any given social networking site, check out this post by the folks over at ReadWriteWeb for an overview of four common approaches that these services use.
Thanks to MP3s and the Internet, we now have millions of songs readily available to us with the click of a button, but, paradoxically, this has often made it even harder to discover new music to listen to. Every online music store and every social network that focuses on online music, however, now features some kind of music recommendation system, and some services like Pandora or Slacker Radio are indeed nothing else but highly sophisticated music discovery engines.
On November 13, Canada’s #1 Independent Record Label, Nettwerk Music Group, Joins Naxos Music Library469 titles from Nettwerk’s catalog, featuring artists such as Sarah McLachlan, Barenaked Ladies, and Sixpence None the Richer will be available on Naxos Music Library.