Sample Pack

Sample Pack : Madagascar, Switzerland, Tahiti, China and an Accordion

Starting one of these sample packs can be a bit difficult simply because there’s no easy way to explore millions of archival items. It’s not like walking into a record store or even using YouTube where you can just dive in and start randomly browsing. You have to feed the platform some data. Browse features …

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Collection Spotlight | The David W. Niven Collection of Early Jazz Legends, 1921-1991

It comes up every now and then; someone discovers a massive collection of recordings in a basement, attic,  or storage space and it winds up being an incredibly valuable cultural discovery. It’s not surprising. Actually, it’s surprising that it doesn’t happen more often. There’s a lot of recordings in the world. If the first ever recording was …

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Sample Pack

Hey again! Here’s our second sample pack. This time we’re sticking around Europe and the 20th century with a little trip to Africa thanks to our friends at the National Library of France. We definitely recommend browsing through their Gallica portal. You can find millions of fascinating archival materials there, a lot of which are …

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Sample Pack

Welcome to the first of what will be a regular column at RE:VIVE called “Sample Pack”. These sample packs will feature mixes of archival sounds that we’ve come across that we think will be interesting for you to sample. The sounds will range from digitized wax cylinder recordings, old 78s, folk songs, field recordings, ambient …

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