Emergent Culture 7 - The UMG Fire

 
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By Joey Lovato and Ben Birkinbine, Joey Lovato, and Ben Birkinbine. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this installment of emergent culture, we talk about the fire at the Universal Music Group studio that burned hundreds of master tapes from famous musicians. We talk about why master recordings are important, the extent of the damage, and the cover up by UMG. The fire happened nearly ten years ago, but we’re only now finding out about the true extent of the damage. Get into it!

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