Fairness Rocks News Why You Should Care About the Fire That Destroyed Thousands of Master Recordings


Fairness Rocks News Why You Should Care About the Fire That Destroyed Thousands of Master Recordings

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Author: Drew Schwartz

Date: June 28, 2019

Original Source: Vice

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Why You Should Care About the Fire That Destroyed Thousands of Master Recordings

Earlier this month, the New York Times Magazine published an exhaustive investigation into the 2008 fire that destroyed thousands of Universal Music Group’s master recordings, a trove of irreplaceable, priceless originals made over the span of nearly a century. The blaze at Universal Studios Hollywood completely ravaged “nearly all” of the masters in UMG’s foremost vault, where the world’s largest record company kept its “most prized” material, according to the Times.

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