Press Play: Recorded Sound from Groove to Stream
A Mills Music Library and Wisconsin Music Archives exhibition in Special Collections
Friday, September 30, 2022
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Special Collections, Room 976, Memorial Library
The confluence of music, art, and technology over the past 150 years has dramatically changed how we record and listen to music, from grooves to tape to digital disc to streaming services and beyond. Drawing from Mills Music Library and Wisconsin Music Archives collections, Press Play highlights the revolution evolution and the unique cultures inspired by each format. Visitors are encouraged to listen to historic recordings and ponder the future of recorded sound and how it might be preserved.
Free and open to the public