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Re: archive.org has resurrected the old IUMA recordings

Heh... those were the days. I still wax nostalgic about the online
community that was mp3.com. (Lots of people had stuff up, and the site
let you build "radio stations" by linking tracks from different
artists into a big m3u file. It was a great way to find out about
different indie artists. I'd like to see Bandcamp have some ideas like

IUMA was kind of the "indie-er" mp3.com. Except their servers couldn't
handle the traffic they were getting. Most attempts to upload or
download any files resulted in timeouts. And they didn't have the same
community building aspects.

But my first ever CD-R release, "5 Spots" is up there - released in
1998 at the tender age of 23.... and recorded mostly on bass guitar.
http://archive.org/details/iuma-matt_davignon (It's the first 15

Matt Davignon
Podcast! http://ribosomematt.podomatic.com

On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 6:56 AM, Art Simon <simart@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for listening Per, I'm glad you liked it!
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 5:41 AM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Cool - it's like an online museum, but fully active! :-)  In the
>> nineties I wrote books in Sweden about the booming online "Internet
>> Music" and IUMA was where it started. One of my books was commissioned
>> by the Swedish Arts and Culture Counsel as a recourse for educating
>> politicians. Nice to see parts of the legendary archive back online,
>> but I guess it is not complete, as it actually is labeled "Collection"
>> here.
>> Listening to your old stuff. Nice music! Yes, the Garbage Truck piece
>> is exciting. Enjoying stereo field you captured in most of the field
>> recordings.
>> Greetings from Sweden
>> Per Boysen
>> www.perboysen.com
>> http://www.youtube.com/perboysen
>> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 4:09 AM, Art Simon <simart@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I found this out on the Audiomulch list, archive.org has put up all
>> > those
>> > old mp3s from IUMA. I was pleased to see mine:
>> > http://archive.org/details/iuma-art_simon
>> > Back in the day, I put a few audio recordings up on IUMA. I think I'm
>> > most
>> > proud of the ones I'd made on my old minidisc recorder from my trip to
>> > Malaysia. If you are interested, I thought the "Jungle Sounds" from
>> > Taman
>> > Negara came out pretty well as well as the "Orang Asli" performance. I
>> > also
>> > really liked the recording of the garbage truck driving up to my
>> > apartment
>> > at 5 am one morning in San Francisco.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Art Simon
>> > simart@gmail.com
>> >
> --
> Art Simon
> simart@gmail.com