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Will Oakland, Jubilee released

December 14th, 2008

In 1954, countertenor Will Oakland made a souvenir LP commemorating his 50th year in show business. Never available commercially—Oakland only distributed to friends—the LP has long been a collectors’ item. Will Oakland, Jubilee makes this recording available on CD for the first time, packaging the original recording with a 12-page booklet by Oakland’s friend, ...

Debate ’08 nominated for 2 GRAMMY Awards

December 03rd, 2008

Debate ’08: Taft and Bryan Campaign on the Edison Phonograph has been nominated for Best Historical Album and Best Album notes. Congratulations to our collaborators David Giovannoni and Patrick Feaster!

Debate ’08 featured on All Things Considered

November 01st, 2008

Debate ’08: Taft and Bryan Campaign on the Edison Phonograph was featured on the November 1 edition of All Things Considered. Read more and listen to the story »

Debate ’08 reviewed in the Wall Street Journal

October 11th, 2008

Debate ’08: Taft and Bryan Campaign on the Edison Phonograph was reviewed in the October 11 Wall Street Journal. Read Terry Teachout’s review »

Debate ’08 Released

September 09th, 2008

Debate ’08: Taft and Bryan Campaign on the Edison Phonograph is now available and ships immediately. The first collection to feature all 22 recordings the 1908 presidential candidates made for Edison, Debate ’08 includes an 80 page full-color booklet with original research, rare art, and transcripts of all the speeches. Read the

“Ain’t Gonna Settle Down” now available

May 16th, 2008

“Ain’t Gonna Settle Down”: The Pioneering Blues of Mary Stafford & Edith Wilson is now available and ships immediately. The 2 CD set features 46 tracks and a 32-page booklet.

Archeophone’s next release will be Mary Stafford & Edith Wilson

April 09th, 2008

Archeophone’s next release will be “Ain’t Gonna Settle Down”: The Pioneering Blues of Mary Stafford & Edith Wilson. Sound samples have been posted online and the CD will be available in early May.

 

Archeophone principals on team that debuted the world’s oldest sound

March 27th, 2008

Archeophone principals Richard Martin and Meagan Hennessey were core members of the team that debuted the world’s earliest sounds in Palo Alto on March 28. You can read Jody Rosen’s coverage of the project at the New York Times (free registration required) and listen to the sounds at FirstSounds.org.

Second edition of Before Radio now available

March 05th, 2008

Before Radio: Comedy, Drama & Sound Sketches, 1897-1923 is now available in a second edition. The new edition includes completely remastered sound and expanded notes and additional illustrations. Customers who have the original CD and would like the new edition can get in touch to learn how to obtain their discounted copy.

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