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Lost Sounds nominated for 2 GRAMMY Awards

December 07th, 2006

Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1891-1922 has received Grammy nominations for Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes. Congratulations to our collaborators Tim Brooks and David Giovannoni! Winners will be announced at the Grammy ceremonies on February 11, 2007.

King Oliver, Off the Record now available

November 01st, 2006

King Oliver, Off the Record: The Complete 1923 Jazz Band Recordings is now on sale. The 2-CD set features 37 tracks, all freshly remastered from the original recordings, as well as a 32 page booklet.

Archeophone to distribute King Oliver set

October 28th, 2006

Archeophone is proud to be the exclusive distributor for a new label, Off the Record. Off the Record’s inaugural release is a 2-CD compilation of King Oliver’s legendary 1923 jazz band recordings, transferred fresh from the original sources for the first time in 40 years—including the ultra-rare “Zulu’s Ball.” The CD will be ...

1915: “They’d Sooner Sleep on Thistles” Now Available

October 11th, 2006

1915: “They’d Sooner Sleep on Thistles” is now available for purchase and ships immediately. The 11th volume in our popular Phonographic Yearbook series, 1915 features 25 tracks and a 24 page full-color booklet.

Archeophone featured in the Chicago Reader

July 07th, 2006

Archeophone is featured in the July 7 Chicago Reader. You can read the article online and learn more about some of the CDs discussed: Monarchs of Minstrelsy, Real Ragtime, Stomp and Swerve, Lost Sounds, and The Complete Bert Williams.

Monarchs of Minstrelsy released

June 05th, 2006

Monarchs of Minstrelsy is now available for purchase. The set features a beautiful 24-page full color booklet with notes by scholar Allen Debus.

Archeophone has moved

June 03rd, 2006

We’ve moved, so please make note of our new contact information. The new address is P.O. Box 7844 Champaign, IL 61826 and the number for phone is (217) 355-9883. The toll-free number remains the same, as do all email addresses.

Echoes From Asbury Park released

April 08th, 2006

Arthur Pryor and His Band: Echoes From Asbury Park is now available for purchase.

Archeophone featured in March 19 New York Times

March 18th, 2006

Archeophone figures prominently in Jody Rosen’s article on early pop music in the March 19 New York Times. The article can be read online at the Times‘ website; free registration is required.

Lost Sounds named one of 2005’s top ten overlooked albums

January 06th, 2006

Lost Sounds was named on Jody Rosen’s list of the top ten overlooked albums of 2005. His list can be viewed at Slate.com.

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