Press and Citations, etc. in the press and around the Net

"Ray Summers at Large"

Reporter Ray Summers and photographer Dale Birkholz visit to observe the early wax cylinder preservation work.   Aired on KOIN-TV 6 in Portland, Oregon.

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Provided courtesy of KOIN-TV 6.

"CD planned for old recordings" visits the University of Washington (Seattle) to preserve a set of native American field recordings.

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The alternative music songwriter, performer and personality Beck (Beck Hansen) is featured in an advertisement showing his list of favorite websites – topping the list is A representative of the ad agency said Beck is very interested in the historical aspect of music recording. Thanks, Beck!

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"The Cylinder Man"

Reporter visits the studio and learns about wax cylinders and their preservation. Aired on the ABC radio program Perspective.

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Provided courtesy of 1190 KEX/AM Radio.

"Music enthusiast turns passion into business"

Technology reporter visits the studio and sees how low-tech wax cylinder recordings are gently given high-tech treatment.

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Provided courtesy of The Business Journal.

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